Sunday, February 3, 2019

42 Amazing Photos Showing Street Children in New York in the 1980s

These fascinating color photographs were taken by American photographer Steven Siegel that show street portraits of children in New York from the 1980s.

“I've been photographing the streets and subways of New York for the past 30 years. When young people today look at my shots from the 1980s, they are aghast. To them, New York of the 1980s is almost unrecognizable. And they are right.”

“Photography for me is much more than the act of "taking pictures." I use photography as a way of literally opening my eyes to the surrounding world... and that particular perspective carries over to even when I'm not photographing...”

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