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

February 15, 2015

“Blue Movie” 1985

©Matt WeberSEX-PLAY-3-Blue-Movie-1985 copy

February 14, 2015

“Alphabet City” 1986

This image and most others can be licensed for documentary use and is also available as a signed print…

©Matt Weber
"Alphabet City" 1986 urban-blight

February 13, 2015

FORD Maverick parked in front of S.O.B.’s 1986

©Matt WeberSOB's-nightclub-nyc

February 12, 2015

“Ghostbusters HQ” Harlem 1985

Another find from ’85 but this time in good old B&W…

This image and most others can be licensed for documentary use and is also available as a signed print…

©Matt WeberHarlem-GhostBusters-1985 copy

Times Square Go-Go Club 1985

I shot a few rolls of Ektachrome and some of the older rolls have faded badly. Maybe the sign was so vivid that the emulsion still held enough of the original colors to look decent thirty years later…

©Matt WeberMETROPOLE-GO-GO-NEON-1985 copy

Ticker Tape Parade for the 1986 Mets

Filed under: (Street photography), America, Color — Matt Weber @ 8:23 am

©Matt WeberMets-Ticker-Tape-FLAG-1986 copy

February 11, 2015

“Red, White and Blue” 1985

Another Kodachrome slide from ’85 which depicts the big gas tank in Queens, or at least I think it does. I was robbed at double gunpoint just a couple of blocks away in ’84…

©Matt WeberBig-Gas-Tank-1985 copy

“Red Corvette Diner” 1986

I remember driving down the west side highway one day and saying “Oh Shit, look at that!” Someone bought a ’65 Vette and placed the stripped beauty on top of that old diner. I never went to the place despite the fact that I liked Doo-Wop more than most people I knew…

©Matt WeberRed-Corvette-Diner-1986 copy

February 10, 2015

ROSELAND 1985

The last time I was here, Big Audio Dynamite was playing and I was disappointed by the sound, but I’m not much of an expert in these things…

This image and most others can be licensed for documentary use and is also available as a signed print…

©Matt WeberROSELAND-1985 copy

February 9, 2015

Williamsburg 1985

This old porcelain sign had started to fade from decades of sunlight, but I’m sure the lamp post it was attached to was much older. More info on this can be found at Forgotten New York

©Matt Weberold-lamp-post-nyc

February 8, 2015

“Omen” 1985

Weird what we photograph sometimes…

©Matt Weber
Jet-Plane-Building-1985 copy

“The Concorde Lands” 1985

One day I dropped someone off at JFK and decided to go to nearby Gateway park and just sit there and wait. British Airways and Air France were the only companies flying Concordes and I knew I might be waiting for a long time. It looked so different, and really was a beautiful bird as it landed…I don’y fly but I would’ve liked to have gone for a ride on that plane. I think a one way ticket to London was at least $5,000 but maybe it was $10k, I forget.

©Matt WeberConcorde-Lands-JFK-1985 copy

February 7, 2015

Red Dog 1985

©Matt WeberRedCab-RedDog-1985 copy

February 6, 2015

The Strip in COLOR! 1985

Filed under: (Street photography), Cars & Buses, Color, Old New York, signs, Times Square — Matt Weber @ 6:21 am

This trip back to’85 has been fun! Strange non-Kodak film with cool red dots…

This image and most others can be licensed for documentary use and is also available as a signed print…

©Matt Webernyc-porn-theaters-1980's

February 5, 2015

Hell’s Kitchen 1985

©Matt Weberhell's-kitchen-1980's

February 4, 2015

Mi Chinita Diner 1985

This image and most others can be licensed for documentary use and is also available as a signed print…

©Matt Weber

Chinita-Diner-1985 copy

February 3, 2015

Taconic State Parkway 1985

A nice Kodachrome moment from one of my ventures north of the city…

©Matt Weberold-car

February 2, 2015

“Ike & Ron SMALLS” Harlem 1985

This is one of my favorite pictures from my early color work…

This image and most others can be licensed for documentary use and is also available as a signed print…

©Matt Weberharlem-bar-

February 1, 2015

Harlem 1985

©Matt Weberharlem-1980's

“Shredded” 1985

These two little houses were located at 84th & 1st Ave…

©Matt Weberdemolition-nyc

January 31, 2015

The Thalia 1985

A slightly rare look at the Thalia from behind…

©Matt WeberThalia-Backside-1986 copy

Farewell Daitch Shopwell 1985

©Matt WeberWorker-Demo-Bees-1985 copy

Breyer’s Sign New Jersey 1985

©Matt WeberBREYERS-Sign-1985 copy

“Once Upon a Time in New York”

©Matt Weber 1987Sam-Rohn-Montes-1987 copy

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