Friday, 9 May 2008

A New York City Story

Photo: Michael Falco for The New York Times

While not really an item relating to travel photography, I thought that Jill Freedman, a street photographer from New York city, meeting one of her subjects some 30 years after she photographed him, is a wonderful story.

In 1979, Jill Freedman pointed her Leica M4 at a young couple in the flower district and almost 30 years later, Mario Pesa of Brooklyn saw himself in the photograph which appeared with an April 27 article in The New York Times' The City section about Ms. Freedman.

Jill Freedman and Mario Pesa were reunited at an Upper East Side gallery, where an exhibition of the photographs is being held. Here's the full article