A NYC Photographer Spends 9 Years Capturing People on Their Way to Work, and the Results Are Amazing


Danish picture taker Peter Funch has been taking photos of a similar spot simultaneously for a long time ( 9 years). Later on he found that he caught a similar individual a couple of times and that individual looked about indistinguishable from the photos made a couple of days separated. That finding transformed into a stunning photograph venture named “42nd and Vanderbilt.”

A NYC Photographer Spends 9 Years Capturing People on Their Way to Work, and the Results Are Eye-Opening
© Peter Funch 

These photos spread the period from 2007 to 2016 and were taken from 8:30 to 9:30 in the first part of the day in New York City. Altering the shots, the picture taker discovered that every day shooting in a similar spot, simultaneously, yields an astonishing outcome: you see similar individuals rehashing similar ceremonies over years.

Road photography can be erratic and brimming with shocks. We most likely don’t understand that for a long time, and a seemingly endless amount of time after year we do something very similar, eat a similar nourishment, drink espresso from a similar shop, have a similar hair style, and even wear a similar shaded garments.

Is this beautiful girl a student? Or a teacher? Whoever she is, she looks consistently very happy.

A NYC Photographer Spends 9 Years Capturing People on Their Way to Work, and the Results Are Eye-Opening
© Peter Funch  

oset is an individual decision all things considered. Recollect that perhaps the best brain of our general public, Steve Jobs, wore a similar dark turtleneck, pants, and New Balance tennis shoes each day for quite a long time and it didn’t prevent him from being what his identity was.

We don’t have the foggiest idea about these individuals, and who knows perhaps some of them like Steve, basically have no opportunity to squander.

We can even play a little game. Who do you think this man is and what does he do?

A NYC Photographer Spends 9 Years Capturing People on Their Way to Work, and the Results Are Eye-Opening
© Peter Funch  

The photographer must have been taking gazillions of photos to fish out such identical images.

A NYC Photographer Spends 9 Years Capturing People on Their Way to Work, and the Results Are Eye-Opening
© Peter Funch  

The photographer found that many people even have the same expression every morning. And the same glasses sticking out of their pocket the same way.

A NYC Photographer Spends 9 Years Capturing People on Their Way to Work, and the Results Are Eye-Opening
© Peter Funch 

You would think that these 2 pics were taken only a few minutes apart. And you would be wrong. Have you checked your wardrobe already to make sure that your shirts are more than one color?

A NYC Photographer Spends 9 Years Capturing People on Their Way to Work, and the Results Are Eye-Opening
© Peter Funch  

Just ordinary people going through an ordinary morning routine, rushing to work, getting ready for their busy day. Looking the same every day… Is it cliché or consistency? You choose for yourself.

A NYC Photographer Spends 9 Years Capturing People on Their Way to Work, and the Results Are Eye-Opening
© Peter Funch  

Who are these people? Are they sad? Are they happy? It doesn’t matter, they are random people on a busy street, they are part of us.

A NYC Photographer Spends 9 Years Capturing People on Their Way to Work, and the Results Are Eye-Opening
© Peter Funch 
A NYC Photographer Spends 9 Years Capturing People on Their Way to Work, and the Results Are Eye-Opening
© Peter Funch  

What do you think about this photo project? Or maybe you saw someone you know personally. Tell us about your thoughts in the comments.

Preview photo credit Peter Funch


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