Every Subway Station in Manhattan

Every Subway Station in Manhattan, photo project by james doernberg and girlfriend kai jordan, took selfie at every subway stop in manhattan in one dayEvery Subway Station in Manhattan, photo project by james doernberg and girlfriend kai jordan, took selfie at every subway stop in manhattan in one dayEvery Subway Station in Manhattan, photo project by james doernberg and girlfriend kai jordan, took selfie at every subway stop in manhattan in one dayClick to enlarge

Everything about this one-day project by college students James Doernberg and Kai Jordan is super cute and fun. A few months back Doernberg was thinking of ways to make commuting fun/useful and it occurred to him that taking photos (“selfies”) of himself and girlfriend Jordan at every subway station in Manhattan would be one solution. So, on July 10th, after mapping out their route, the two set about the task. Mostly jumping out at each stop, snapping a photo with the subway station sign, and hopping back on the train before the doors closed, Doernberg and Jordan were able to photograph themselves at all 118 stations on the island in a total of nine hours. Certain subway lines as well as rush hour proved to be a little trickier with crowded platforms, so in those cases they sometimes ended up having to wait for the next train. It’s impressive how they were able to vary the shots quite a bit, considering the time restraints. You can see all 133 photos here, and read an interview with them here.

via gothamist

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