Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Feb. 25 - East Side - Manhattan, NY, USA

George Prepis, is a Greek-American. His diner is in a unique New York City location, but he may have to close after 28 years due to financial issues.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Feb. 24 - Chinatown - Manhattan, NY, USA

Anonymous. I don't who she was or where she was born. She looked Chinese to me. She got on the train at the Union Square station. She took a seat in a crowded Q train, but immediately got up so an older lady could sit down. I liked her random act of kindness.

Monday, February 23, 2009

Feb. 23 - Midtown - Manhattan, NY, USA

Mark Jolly, 39, was born in the city of Kingston upon Thames, UK to a British father and an Iranian mother. Mark is an editor and writes about travel. Rahm Emanuel looks a lot like Mark.

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Feb. 22 - Prospect Heights - Brooklyn, NY, USA

Paul Lincoln, 40, was born in Montana. Paul, is a lawyer, an actor, a voice instructor and more importantly a humanitarian. He is also one of the Lincolns.

Saturday, February 21, 2009

Feb. 21 - Prospect Heights - Brooklyn, NY, USA

Mia Weiss, 5 1/2 years old Korean-American, was born in North Carolina. Mia was all dressed up for a birthday party. She lives with her parents and two older brothers in Brooklyn.

Friday, February 20, 2009

Feb. 20 - Prospect Heights - Brooklyn, NY, USA

Patricia Shure, 74, was born in Pittsburgh, PA. She is also known as Pat, Patsy, and Nana. She is a former math professor and calculus expert.Pat is my mother-in-law and a frequent flyer.

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Feb. 19 - Downtown - Manhattan, NY, USA

Richard Kavanagh, 38, was born in Hamilton, New Zealand. He is the first Kiwi I have photographed for this project. Richard, is an international hairdresser and has his own brand of "high performance hair styling tools." I photographed him as he was doing a video piece on 57th Street in New York City.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Feb. 17 - Long Island City - Queens, NY, USA

Marcy Cail, 27, was born in Seattle, Washington. Marcy is in fashion and designs shoes. She lives in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Feb. 16 - Midtown - Manhattan, NY, USA

Gisella Isidori, 75, was born in Bormio, Italy. Gisella is a chef and spends her time divided between the U.S. and Italy.

Sunday, February 15, 2009

Feb. 15 - Chelsea - Manhattan, NY, USA

Julia Wachs, 34, over 8 1/2 months pregnant, was born in Frankfurt, Germany. Julia and her husband are expecting a boy, any day now. The new baby boy will live with them in Chelsea.

Saturday, February 14, 2009

Feb. 14 - SoHo - Manhattan, NY, USA

Patrick Q. Barr, 45, was born in Jamaica and is a Jamerican (Jamaican-American). I saw him in SoHo selling his pictures and other stuff. Patrick had a golf iron with him, which he used to hit small empty milk boxes into a garbage can across the street. He was very nice and pleasant. Patrick joked around and called himself 'Tiger Hood' as he warmed up for a chip-shot.

Friday, February 13, 2009

Feb. 13 - Gramercy Park - Manhattan, NY, USA

Nicole Cotroneo, 28 years old, was born on Long Island, N.Y. Nicole was recently engaged and may get married in Italy or the state of Delaware.

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Feb. 12 - Brooklyn Heights - Brooklyn, NY, USA

Amy Sahba, 28, was born in Verona, Italy to an Iranian father and an American mother. Amy is a news gatherer and loves doing crafty projects around the house. Just today she made a knit cap for her husband.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Feb. 11 - Prospect Heights - Brooklyn, NY, USA

John Munz, born in 1934 in Coney Island, Brooklyn. John later settled on Long Island and now lives in Florida. A former U.S. Marine, John helped build the Throgs Neck and Verrazano-Narrows bridges as a young iron worker.

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Feb. 10 - Brooklyn Heights - Brooklyn, NY, USA

Evan Walker, 26 years old is an all American young man, but he was born in Kathmandu, Nepal. Evan is planning to become an educator.

Monday, February 9, 2009

Feb. 9 - Carroll Gardens - Brooklyn, NY, USA

Tom Diller, 50 years old, was born in Van Wert, Ohio. Tom is a designer, a maker, a fixer, and a collector of things. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife Julie, and their two sons.

Sunday, February 8, 2009

Feb. 8 - Fort Greene - Brooklyn, NY, USA

Katharina de la Durantaye, 33 years old, was born in Düsseldorf, Germany. Katharina teaches law and lives in Brooklyn with her husband who was photographed for this project just recently.

Saturday, February 7, 2009

Feb. 7 - Boerum Hill - Brooklyn, NY, USA

Reed Jones, 30 years old lives in Brooklyn. Reed was drinking coffee on Atlantic Avenue and hiding his brownies when I took his photo. Reed takes nice pictures and was born in Wilmette, Illinois near Chicago.

Friday, February 6, 2009

Feb. 6 - Midtown - New York, NY, USA

Phil Shay, 49 years old, is also known as Farhad to many. Dr. Farhad, DDS has been taking care of my teeth for years. He was born in Iran and is half Armenian. Farhad lives in Manhattan with his wife and two daughters.

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Feb. 5 - Bedford-Stuyvesant - Brooklyn, NY, USA

Petra Moffatt is 35 years old. She was born in the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago and lives in Bed-Sty section of Brooklyn with her husband. For the past 6 years she has been battling cancer.Petra is a nurse and she is a survivor.

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Feb. 4 - Greenpoint - Brooklyn, NY, USA

Caroline Steinberg, 36 years old, lives in the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn. Carrie, as she is sometimes called, plans to be educator. Caroline is a fighter.

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Feb. 3 - Downtown - Brooklyn, NY, USA

Andreas Jeremy Thimm, 29 years old, is a German-American, lives in Brooklyn with his wife. Jeremy is a healer.

Monday, February 2, 2009

Feb. 2 - Fort Greene - Brooklyn, NY, USA

Leland de la Durantaye, 36 years old, graduated from East Lansing High School in Michigan. Leland wrote the book, Style is Matter, about the moral art of Vladimir Nabokov.

Sunday, February 1, 2009

Feb. 1 - New York Avenue - Washington, DC, USA

Monique Edwards, 21 years old, checked me in at the hotel in Washington. I asked her if I could do a quick photo and she gave me a nice smile. Monique had a $50 bet with her fiance on the outcome of the Super Bowl. Stealers won, and so did she!