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

November 24, 2015

The Girls of Hell’s Kitchen 1986

hell's-kitchen©Matt Weber

“The Deuce” 2014

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November 23, 2015

The Highline 1985

10thAve-FireChief-Pumps-1985 copy

Almost all of my images are available for documentary use, and also can be purchased as signed prints at very reasonable prices…

©Matt Weber

Summer ’15

Primer look back…

©Matt Weber**Coney-Bikini-Look-Back copy

November 22, 2015

NYC 2015

Primer look back…

©Matt Weber**Primer-Lookback copy

November 21, 2015

Times Sq. “Wide” 1985

*TimesSq-WideAngle-Runner-1985 copyI never liked super wide angle lenses. This was taken with a 20mm 2.8 and I rarely took it with me when I traveled. You can see what was left of the Times Sq. bowling alley, and I wish I had taken a few shots inside when I bowled there. It was like walking back into the 1940’s with the old timers smoking their cigars, and placing bets on the ponies…

©Matt Weber

November 20, 2015

Amsterdam Ave. 1969

This is just a frame from an 8mm film I shot with a friend when I was a kid, but it is like looking into a lost world. The upper west side was. Not worth belaboring the obvious…

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NYC 2015

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November 19, 2015

“The Little Building that Could” 1986

I really liked that this little building somehow survived the developers, who had attached their sign with a picture of a 34 story tower, proclaiming “1964 Fall Occupancy”. Twenty two years later the little greasy spoon was still serving affordable meals just one block south of Times sq.

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Summer 2015

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November 18, 2015

UNtitled 2015

I think I’m done trying to shoot cute…

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November 17, 2015

“The Strip at Night” 1985

post-8thAve-Night-RGB-1985 copyRemember, you can license this image and almost all of my other photos for documentary use and also purchase signed archival prints from my store:

©Matt Weber

“My Last Roll of Kodachrome” 2008

Progress is hard to swallow sometimes. Even though I’ve shot black & white film for a very long time, once or twice a year I’d shoot a roll of Kodachrome just for posterity’s sake. When Kodak stopped manufacturing K-64 it came as no surprise to anyone, but hurt almost anyone who’d been raised on the stuff. It wasn’t a high contrast “big color” type of film, but it was the closest thing to reality that one could put in a camera. It had a long run and now it lives in our scrapbooks and 8mm home movies from our past…

All Photos © Matt Weber

November 16, 2015

The Parking Ticket

$115 can get almost anyone angry…

©Matt Weber*Ticket-Fight copy

November 14, 2015

NYC 1988

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November 13, 2015

NYC 1985

©Matt Weber8thAve-BAR-RGB-1985 copy

November 12, 2015

Summer ’15

*Coney-Horse-Kite-Couple! copy©Matt Weber

November 11, 2015

NYC 2015

**Soldier-Homeless-SIGN copy22 veterans kill themselves everyday. Only 22% of the veterans are happy with the way the government takes care of their needs.

©Matt Weber

November 10, 2015

Harlem 1988

CrumblingTruck-Harlem-1988 copyI use to think I was going to publish a book called “Crumbling New York”

This might make the cover of another book that I’ll get done, in my dreams…

©Matt Weber

42d Street 1985

Remember, you can license this image and almost all of my other photos for documentary use and also purchase signed archival prints from my store:


©Matt Weber42dSt-PEEP-SHOW-25¢-1985 copy

November 9, 2015

“Hudson Yards” AKA 34th ST. & 11th Ave. 1989

hudson-yard©Matt Weber

November 8, 2015

Times Sq. 2015

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November 7, 2015

Union Sq. East 1989

BulletHolesPhonebooth-1989 copy©Matt Weber

November 6, 2015

“Big Apple Theater” Times Sq. 1985

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