Brandon Stanton

Brandon Stanton




Brandon Stanton graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in History. He traded bonds in Chicago for three years, before losing his job and moving to New York. In November of 2010, he started the photography blog Humans of New York. Today HONY is followed by nearly one million people, and is the fastest growing Arts and Humanities page on Facebook.

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“Zoe loves the movies. So I knew if I was going to propose, it had to involve the movies. But I can’t make a movie myself because I don’t work in film. So I had to get creative. I ordered a black-and-white Italian film from a vintage film dealer. It seemed vaguely romantic. I spent four months editing it on my computer. I changed all the subtitles. I cut out the harem scene. I completely change...

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Humans of New York

4.49 avg rating — 13,146 ratings — published 2013 — 12 editions
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Humans of New York: Stories

4.50 avg rating — 13,090 ratings — published 2015 — 12 editions
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Little Humans

4.11 avg rating — 1,131 ratings — published 2014 — 7 editions
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“Just because you're an adult doesn't mean you're grown up. Growing up means being patient, holding your temper, cutting out the self-pity, and quitting with the righteous indignation.'

'Why do so many people seem to love righteous indignation?'

'Because if you can prove you're a victim, all rules are off. You can lash out at people. You don't have to be accountable for anything.”
Brandon Stanton, Humans of New York

“I really wanted to take her photo, so I walked up to the nearest adult and asked, 'Does she belong to you?' Suddenly the music stopped, and I heard: 'I belong to myself!”
Brandon Stanton, Humans of New York
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“To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.”
Brandon Stanton, Humans of New York

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