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 (or 4K) 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!

JUXTAPOZ MAGAZINE

The Daily Mail UK

“Street Reverb”

“Oipolloi”

“SILVER”

REVIEWS: The Urban Prisoner

September 25, 2016

Fabulous Fifteen

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September 22, 2016

Below Broadway

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September 21, 2016

Signed Print For Sale

You can buy this photograph of a rather impressive art project, that stood in Harlem in 1987. It was called “Higher Goals” and it was taller than the surrounding tenements. They took a couple of telephone poles and bolted them together. Its message was that kids should have higher goals than playing for the NBA, since the odds of that happening were as unlikely as hitting Lotto…

Hopefully the odds that I sell a print are slightly better!

Signed 8.5×11″ prints can be yours for only $80
11×17″ prints for $120higher-goals-print

Times Sq. 2016

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September 20, 2016

“Selfie”

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September 19, 2016

Times Sq 2016

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September 18, 2016

Just North of Times Sq. 1985

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September 17, 2016

FORD 1988

This decal goes back a long time…

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September 16, 2016

“Rainy Day Woman”

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September 15, 2016

NYC 1988

Interesting juxtaposition here…

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September 14, 2016

“The NIKE Thief” 2016

©Matt Webermsg-shoplifting-bieber-beliebers-4-copy

September 13, 2016

Demolition 1988

Since I didn’t take notes, I have forgotten where and what was being torn down…©Matt Weberdemo-1988-copy

September 12, 2016

summer

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September 11, 2016

9/11/01

Filed under: (Street photography), 9/11 Related — Matt Weber @ 8:36 am

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September 10, 2016

42d St. 2016

Somewhat valuable cargo…

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September 9, 2016

Central Park 2016

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“Death Becomes You” 2006

Look at the poison leaching out onto the cement. Everywhere I look, I still see teenagers  smoking and I find it hard to believe. When I was a kid of 13, smokes were 45¢ a pack. Fast forward 13 years and I can not finish a cigarette. My lymph nodes started burning so bad after a couple of puffs, that I had throw the cigarettes away. Maybe I was lucky that my lungs were shot…

All Photos © Matt Weber

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September 8, 2016

86th St. & Broadway 1988

Michael, the guy with the broom was mute and probably deaf. He spent his entire day cleaning up our block. Nary a cigarette butt did he fail to pick up. A gentle man who had a very simple existence…©Matt Weber86-michael-checker-1988-copy

September 7, 2016

Recycler 2016

I read that the city is thinking about prosecuting the people who make their humble living recycling cans & bottles for 5¢. Apparently the city needs the cash to balance their books…

©Matt Weberrecycler-amsterdam-copy

September 6, 2016

Bryant Park

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September 5, 2016

Make America Great Again

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September 4, 2016

Times Sq. 2016

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September 3, 2016

The Met

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September 2, 2016

Under the Boardwalk 1986

Thirty years ago, a lot of the action was under the boardwalk. I wish I had photoraphed down there but you never what you’ll miss, till it’s gone… ©Matt WeberConey-Boardwalk-over-Under-1986 copy

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