|Balloon Girl (Soho)|
Up Close, What Does New York City Look Like?
Deborah Julian is a New York City based street and urban landscape photographer.
Her eye find images from the street that tell stories.
Balloon Girl tells its tale on a summer day in Tribeca: A long-legged woman in a pink dress and high heels seems about to be lifted off the street corner, carried by her balloons.
But in reality, her distracted expression suggests she’ll be anchored on the assignment for a while.
Another, more subtle narrative about urban life can be seen in Between Two Universes, a vision that strikes the social differences in the dungeon-like characteristics of the New York subway system.
The woman in the photo has just left the upscale neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights. The subway system, its filth and rudimentary design is a great equalizer. All travelers, rich or poor, young or old, are greeted with indifference and disrespect.
|The New Normal, Carl Schurz Park|