New York City photographer Raven Adams

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By Jessica Maria Manley in New Photography on Saturday 18 February 2012

Raven Adams, an extremely talented New York City photographer, explores many aspects of photography: from captivating lifestyle portraiture, breathtaking landscapes, and her unique vision of New York City.

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Awesome gritty photos of 1980s New York

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By Zolton in New Photography on Sunday 22 January 2012

I first moved to New York in 2006, and it was exciting enough to live in that great Metropolis even then. But the long termers often referred to how different the city was from it’s gritty, dirty, crime-ridden, erm, glory days back in the 1980s. Steven Siegel knows it. His documentary photos from that era cast a New York that was overrun with graffiti, litter, and interesting people, a long way removed from the more sanitised version of the city most of us experience these days.

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Photos of New York in the 1940s, 50s and 60s

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By Christine Utterberg in New Photography on Saturday 8 October 2011

Charles W. Cushman was an amateur photographer who was equally fond of traveling throughout the United States and abroad. Fortunately, he left his impressive collection of Kodachrome color slides to his alma mater Indiana University. These colorful and candid street scenes give an intimate look into the good old days of New York City.

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The changing face of New York City

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By Zolton in New Photography on Friday 20 May 2011

As a five year resident of New York, I often wonder about the changing face of the city and how much of the character has been stripped away. This atmospheric series of photos from the How To Be A Retronaut website have me pining for a less sanitised New York, when the old school charms and sensibilities were still intact. Remarkably, over the ‘eight years it took James and Karla Murray to complete this project, one third of the stores they featured have closed’. Sad.

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