Humans of New York – How I Approach People

Humans of New York is a modern phenomenon. Over the past few years Brandon Stanton’s blog has become one of the most fascinating things on the internet. Who’d have thought that photos of ordinary New Yorkers alongside a brief insight into their personal stories, would be so gripping? Here’s what Wikipedia has to say about it:

Humans of New York (HONY) is a photoblog and bestselling book featuring street portraits and interviews collected in New York City. Started in November 2010 by photographer Brandon Stanton, over 6,000 portraits have been gathered thus far. In December 2013, Stanton was named one of Time Magazine’s 30 Under 30 People Changing The World.

In this highly interesting and entertaining talk, Stanton reveals exactly how he gets strangers to reveal their deepest secrets.


Author: Ash Mashhadi

Ash Mashhadi is co-Founder of the Inspiration Zone. He is also co-Founder of the successful website and Partner in the highly successful web design and social media consultancy Design Inspiration. Ash is a popular and lively speaker and frequently trains and mentors owners of small and medium-sized businesses. He is often called The Inspiration Guy, and if you want to discover why, just talk to him.

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