NYC Street Photography by Matt Weber

July 19, 2014

Coney Island July 4th 2014

coney-island-matt-weber©Matt Weber

July 18, 2014

Field of Dreams

Coney-FieldOfDreams-2010 copy©Matt Weber 2007

July 12, 2014

14th Street & 3d Ave. 1990

14th-Street-Snow-matt-weber©Matt Weber

July 7, 2014

Upper West Side 2014

upper-west-side-matt-weber©Matt Weber

July 4, 2014

Freedom 2014

FREEDOM-TOWER-MATT-WEBERHappy 4th of July!

©Matt Weber

July 3, 2014

23d Street 2003

Pushing-TV-Fence-2013 copy©Matt Weber

June 26, 2014

Sutton Place 1987

Sutton-Place-matt-weberThis was a perfect example of how bad things were in New York during the ’80s. Sutton Place is one of the most prestigious addresses in the city and the canopy was like this for months. Even the high rents these “poor” folks paid couldn’t keep their building in tip top shape.

©Matt Weber

June 23, 2014

Yonkers N.Y. 1998

yonkers-ghetto-matt-weberI am rescanning  my images from “The Urban Prisoner” for an I-Pad version. This chore has dragged on and on, as finding over 100 negatives is harder than I thought. A few were not segregated from Gen Pop and have been a real bitch to find…

©Matt Weber

June 22, 2014

Somewhere in Queens I think…1987

US-Flag-matt-weber©Matt Weber

June 9, 2014

Riverside Park 1986

 

 

 

bkoken benchs-NYC-matt-weber

I think I photographed these benches as they were the perfect symbol of New York’s decline in the 1980’s. The parks were so unsafe that you might have been better off staying home, but in this case if you were willing to risk it, you couldn’t even find a place to read your paper…

©Matt Weber

May 27, 2014

September 2001

gay-men-central-park-matt-weberI remember taking this picture on the weekend of the 8th of September just a couple of days before the massacre downtown. I like the photo very much, as perhaps it’s the last nice moment I captured before the world changed forever…

©Matt Weber

May 22, 2014

“Junk Man” Harlem 1988

harlem-dog-jumps-junk-store-Matt-weberI never was able to make a perfect print of this image and now 26 years later, I think this scan will be able to pull it off…

©Matt Weber

May 19, 2014

West 84th Street 1989

grafitti-scuba-matt-weberAn old fave…

©Matt Weber

May 13, 2014

“The Urban Prisoner” 1989 (New Scan)

Urban-Prisoner-matt-weberIf any of my images were overdue for a good scanning, this one was…

©Matt Weber

 

April 22, 2014

“Peace Sign” Columbus Circle 1987

peace-sign-matt-weberThe last traces of my childhood…

©Matt Weber

April 15, 2014

“FREE SEX…FREE AIDS” 1986

Free-Sex-Aids-1986-posters-matt-weberA reminder of some bad times in New York…

©Matt Weber

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