Black and White Street Photographs of New York City by Matt Weber

December 1, 2011

Welcome to my gallery featuring 4 Decades of New York Street Photographs

I want you to enjoy my galleries of street photography without getting lost. There are many different galleries with subjects you can peruse. If you you are interested in Subway photos there are plenty of images which show the NYC subway system in all its "splendor" Maybe you want to see some pictures of Harlem when it was still Harlem.You can leave comments if you feel so inclined. Most images can be purchased as signed  ptints for your collection.  "The Urban Prisoner" (Shown on the left) is my first monograph, published in 2004 by Sanctuary Books. Introduction by Ben Lifson. There are still some copies available for purchase. Please inquire about licensing my images for documentary use. Blu-Ray quality files are available for any project you may be working on…Thanks!

Black & White Photos of New York FOR SALE

E-mail Photographer     ALL PHOTOS ©MATT WEBER

The Urban Prisoner is now available SIGNED!

*NEW BOOK! “Coney Island-Double Vision”

“More Than the Rainbow” Documentary

New York Times “Street Fights!”

Forward Thinking Museum

SLATE.COM…Urban Love!

The Daily Mail UK

“Street Reverb”

“Oipolloi”

REVIEWS: The Urban Prisoner

January 26, 2015

Corner Book Store 1985

To heck with the snow, I found this snap last night which will compliment the B&W version I posted earlier…

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Jesus

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January 25, 2015

West Side Highway (Formerly Miller Highway) 1985

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January 24, 2015

Consecutive Frames 1985

It just so happened that these pictures were of two old movie theaters which were being torn down at the same exact time…Sad if you lived on the upper west side when it was a middle class neighborhood…

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Upper West Side 1985

It has always been common to see a twenty year old Chevrolet on the streets of Manhattan. So why is this anything but common?   ©Matt WeberSilver-Corvette-1985 copy

January 23, 2015

The Circle Line 1985

I keep finding old negatives from ’85 which have elements of my childhood. This boat would have been the one I rode on several times. Long gone, I imagine it may have been pre-war, and it left one exposed to the elements much more than the new ships…

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Michael Jordan’s Favorite Dunk! 1991

Jordan-Slams-1991 copy Jordan-Slams-After-1991 copyIt just so happens that Michael has said this dunk was his all time favorite!

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January 22, 2015

East 14th Street 1985

At first I was far more interested in photographing the old buildings and signs than the people of New York, which is obvious by what I focused my camera on…That would change.

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January 21, 2015

Mickey Mantle & The Scooter 1985

Today’s baseball fans have no idea how talented #7 was…©Matt Weber
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January 20, 2015

The Beacon Bowling Alley 1985

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January 19, 2015

East 13th Street & 3d Ave. 1985

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January 18, 2015

East Harlem 1988

A rather famous display of stuffed animals in an abandoned building uptown…

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January 17, 2015

Checker Heading West on 86th Street 1985

The little five story buildings in the background are no longer with us. A 21 story uber edifice replaced them in 2008 and there are 21 apartments in the building…©Matt Weberchecker-taxi-nyc-1985

January 16, 2015

Hell’s Kitchen 1985

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January 15, 2015

LOEW’S 83 ST 1985

I just noticed the stained glass details on the old marquee…

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42d Street AKA “The Deuce” 1985

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