Outtake from “The Brooklynites” book.

Back in 2006 I had the pleasure of working with Seth Kushner, a fantastic New York photographer who was working on an interesting book project with his close friend Anthony LaSala. The idea was to photograph (Seth’s role) and interview (Anthony’s role) Brooklyn citizens… all types of people, all sorts of jobs, and from every neighborhood. They captured each individual in his/her environment then did a small profile/interview about their experiences in Brooklyn. Overall, I think they met with hundreds of people, including notables such as Spike Lee, Rosie Perez, John Tuturro, and borough President Marty Markowitz. I was lucky enough to be included in the project’s final product, a beautiful coffee table book called “The Brooklynites”. (I think I’m on page 70-something!)

Seth Kushner has been periodically updating his blog with outtakes from the book, and he recently posted my favorite photo from our shoot (taken at Fada restaurant in Williamsburg). See the shot…

The book is available here on Amazon.com

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