"What we're going to do is have a map of the city of New York, where you can click on any neighborhood and scroll through the faces of the people that live there."
Photographer Brandon Stanton has now compiled more than 3700 street portraits
and 50 stories
for his project Humans of New York
. Photos are also posted with captions to a public Facebook group
.) The Map
currently shows 1500+ portraits, arranged by the location in which they were taken. Previously on MeFi [more inside]
Norman Rockwell's research photos.
Norman Rockwell commissioned photos (which he meticulously directed) and then painted those photos. Here are some of them.
In the long line of "take a picture of things" collaborative sites, we now have Snap Your Desk
, which takes a few design *cough*
from The Mirror Project
So show us your crap-covered geek pit.