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Street Photographer Spends 30 Years Capturing Kissing Couples of New York City
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Street Photographer Spends 30 Years Capturing Kissing Couples of New York City


Mark Weber has spent more than 30 years photographing the streets of New York. Although most of his photos deal with the darker side of life in the Big Apple, like poverty, violence, homelessness and the urban struggle, they also capture some of the more tender moments that make it all worth it.

Over those 30 years of photographing metropolitan life, Weber has captured scores of pictures of loving moments between couples in New York – be they nuzzling, hugging, sneaking in a last kiss before the subway doors close, or locking hands on the sidewalk. The photos stand out from his other images precisely because they capture moments of intimacy and love in an otherwise difficult city.

What do you think? Is it intimate and observant photography or voyeurism?

Source: Matt Weber

Subway, 2010

Midnight Kiss, 1989

Q Train, 2004

Coney Kiss, 2009

The Met, 2010

Times Square


57th Street Station

Coney Island, 2009

Perfect Kiss, 2003

iN-PUBLiC Display of Affection, 2012

Christmas, 2011

Gay Pride, 2010

Love is a Train, 2010

Strawberry Girl, 2011



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