Friday, January 8, 2016

“In the 1980s, @janet_delaney visited New York regularly...

"In the 1980s, @janet_delaney visited New York regularly from the West Coast, taking photos of the streets and the people. Then, she didn't look at her images for almost 3 decades. A few years ago, @janet_delaney, now 63, revisited her photos, and found a #NewYork that may have existed only in her camera: characters who commanded center stage in their own urban dramas. "Taking the photographs was exhilarating," she said. "It's how I look, how I experience a place. Photography is like owning something. Some people shop; I take pictures. I look around and say, 'I want that policeman on the corner.'" @janet_delaney took this photo in the early morning on the Staten Island Ferry in 1985. Visit the link in our profile to see more of her work." By nytimes on Instagram.

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