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This Open Letter ‘Trumps’ All Other Open Letters

Brandon Stanton, the creator of the Humans Of New York books and all those super long Facebook posts that your friends share, wrote an open letter to Donald Trump yesterday that has since gone viral. I’m a bit over all of these “open letters” personally, but when the post appeared in my feed and I noticed that… More »


“Humans Of New York” Helps Raise Over $1 Million For Brooklyn School

A little over a week ago, Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind the blog “Humans Of New York,” posted a photo of a young man named Vidal who cited his school principal, Nadia Lopez, as the most influential person in his life: “When we get in trouble, she doesn’t suspend us. She calls us to her office… More »


Tom Hanks Is THE MAN

Not The Man, but THE MAN. According to Humans of New York, America’s Dad Tom Hanks made a cabbie’s life pretty enchanted for a few weeks:
So get this. I’m driving down Park Avenue one day and this guy waves for me, so I pull over and I ask him where he’s going. He… More »


I Adore The Way “Humans Of New York” Covered Celebs At The Met Gala

Humans Of New York,” a collection of street-style photos and interviews gathered throughout the city, is one of my favorite blogs in the world. I love how refreshingly honest and vulnerable it is in capturing people’s stories. Apparently, I’m not the only one — Vogue invited HONY creator Brandon Stanton to cover the Met Gala. Stanton usually photographs everyday people, so… More »


[Update] Photographer Claims DKNY Stole His Photos For In-Store Display

Brandon Stanton is the photographer behind “Humans of New York,” a collection of street style photos from around the city. His website, also called Humans of New York, aims to be a “photographic census” of the city’s inhabitants.

A few months ago, Stanton was approached by the clothing company DKNY, who wanted to use… More »