Fleeting Glimpses of Love on the New York Subway



Street photographer Matt Weber has been documenting life in New York City since 1984 when be bought his first camera, a Canon AE-1 with a 50mm lens. Since then he has taken thousands of photos that run the gamut of human emotion; from anger and hatred to love and compassion.

You can go through his extensive archives on his blog weber-street-photography.com where you can scroll endlessly through his work and broad-based categories.

In a section entitled Urban Romance, Weber captures fleeting moments of love in New York. I found his subway portraits particularly striking, as the New York transit system is a whole world unto itself.

The MTA (Metropolitan Transportation Authority) is the largest in North America. With 24 subway lines, 468 subway stations, 659 miles (1,060 km) of track and an annual ridership of 2.3 billion people (this figure includes buses), a lot happens underneath the streets…

View original post 246 more words


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: