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Brandon Stanton

The Man Behind 'Humans Of New York' Reflects On His Unscripted Interview With POTUS

The Huffington Post | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 10.26.2015 | Arts

Having taken over 10,000 portraits for his world-famous "Humans of New York" Facebook account, Brandon Stanton's something of a professional w...

HONY Photographer Talks The Conundrum Of Hope When 'Every Single Story Is Sad'

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 10.16.2015 | Good News

Nearly everyone who lives in one of New York City’s five boroughs has likely wondered what they’d say to Brandon Stanton. The Humans of N...

Adopt These 3 Traits for a Positive Mindset

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 10.13.2015 | Impact
Lisa Abeyta

With almost eighty million results to sift through, it is possible to find advice or information on just about anything and everything. But, in reality, the biggest determining factor in achieving success cannot be found on a website, in a book or in advice personally shared from the best of mentors.

'Humans Of New York' Shares Stories Of Europe's Refugees In Poignant Series

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.12.2015 | Impact

A man whose brother was murdered by ISIS, a woman whose husband died in the harrowing sea journey, a child who cried out "kill me instead!" when she s...

On That Day, All of Iran Wept for America

Marissa Beale | Posted 09.15.2015 | Politics
Marissa Beale

On September 3, 2015, photographs portraying the reality of life for people in Iran snagged the attention of President Barack Obama, who left a personal remark on a photograph of a father and son.

11 Inspiring People Who Followed Their Passions and Found Amazing Success

Bill Murphy Jr. | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
Bill Murphy Jr.

What did Disney spend his time doing while growing up? Well, working -- but also drawing, from an early age. He was pretty young when he sold his first drawing (of a neighbor's horse). Disney launched several unsuccessful animation companies before coming up with Mickey Mouse in 1928.

Arianna Chats With Social Stars About The New New Media

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.08.2015 | Media

When she co-founded The Huffington Post in 2005, Arianna Huffington wanted to give a voice to people with something interesting to say but nowhere to ...

At Met Gala, 'HONY' Photographer Shoots Pics Of Catering Staff And Others Who Don't Get A Spotlight

Vogue | Posted 05.07.2015 | Good News

Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind the immensely popular Humans of New York site, has a special talent for getting strangers to open up to him. ...

Brooklyn Students Visit Harvard Thanks To Humans Of New York: 'Now I Know I Can Go'

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 04.10.2015 | Good News

A group of Brooklyn middle-schoolers, made famous by the popular blog Humans Of New York (HONY) finally took the life-changing trip they had been wait...

Why Everyone Should Be Reading Humans Of New York

Avi Sholkoff | Posted 04.26.2015 | Teen
Avi Sholkoff

HONY transcends barriers. Few pages on Facebook have such a diverse array of "likes" among my Facebook friends. Whether you consider yourself an athlete, a theater lover or a literature buff, everyone is human.

'Humans of New York': An Afternoon With Brandon Stanton

Patrick Daniel | Posted 04.22.2015 | Arts
Patrick Daniel

Stanton is the author of a New York Times bestseller, with a Facebook page with 12 million followers and a partnership with the United Nations. But his story hasn't always been so glamorous.

Humans Of New York Campaign Reaches The White House

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.06.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama met with 13-year-old student Vidal Chastanet and his principal, Nadia Lopez, at the White House on Thursday. Chastanet, who ...

Ellen DeGeneres Meets The Faces Behind The Humans Of New York Campaign Everyone's Talking About

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.05.2015 | Media

Mott Hall Bridges Academy principal Nadia Lopez was broken and on the verge of giving up until she saw the words of 13-year-old Vidal Chastanet. La...

How One 13-Year-Old's Words Helped Raise Over $1 Million For His School

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 02.10.2015 | Good News

Last week, Mott Hall Bridges Academy principal Nydia Lopez took the stage in front of her 195 students and made an announcement: a school fundraiser t...

How a Humans of New York Fundraiser Taught Us About Education

Rainesford Alexandra | Posted 03.28.2015 | Education
Rainesford Alexandra

It was the call to action heard 'round the Internet: Brandon Stanton, founder of the greatest thing online, Humans of New York, posted a series of photos about Mott Hall Bridge Academy, a small Brooklyn, NY middle school.

Dedicated 'Humans Of New York' Fans Raise Money To Send Underserved Kids On Harvard Visit

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 02.02.2015 | Good News

Humans of New York (HONY) photographer Brandon Stanton is known for capturing incredible stories that move his viewers. And now, his audience is helpi...

14 Ridiculously Charming 'Little Humans' Of New York

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 11.12.2014 | Parents

Brandon Stanton is arguably one of the most famous "faces behind the camera." His uber-popular blog "Humans of New York" has become a bestselling phot...

13 Striking Images From 'Humans Of New York' Photographer's World Tour

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 10.17.2014 | World

Fifty days. 10 countries. 25,000 miles. The numbers attached to photographer Brandon Stanton's recent United Nations-sponsored "world tour" were ambit...

Humans of Champaign Rolls Onto Campus Inspired by Humans of New York

Uloop | Posted 10.13.2014 | College
Uloop

Have you ever scrolled down your newsfeed and come across a photograph depicting a person in New York along with a quoted caption? After reading the post, did you feel like it impacted your day in some minute way?

HONY Photographer Travels To Iraq, Captures Kids' Innocence Amid Turbulence

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.09.2014 | Impact

One photographer's global travels recently captured a glimmer of hope within an otherwise bleak landscape in Iraq. Brandon Stanton, known for his s...

Her Story Got 1 Million 'Likes' In Less Than 24 Hours

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 07.05.2014 | Good News

It was a story of personal triumph that she wanted to tell for "so long." Fortunately, this unidentified New York woman ran into Brandon Stanton, the ...

Humans of New York: When Comments Become Part of the Art Experience

Susan Kemp | Posted 07.09.2014 | Arts
Susan Kemp

We all have the right to free speech, but I think artists have the right to curate the experience of their exhibition.

The One New Yorker Who Spends His Life Trying To Get Strangers To Talk To Him

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | Posted 05.06.2014 | Arts

If you're not yet familiar with "Humans of New York," you're missing out. You're also in the minority. The wildly popular blog, a collage of New Y...

The Photos That Changed The Way I See People

Anna Juszczyk | Posted 04.26.2014 | Teen
Anna Juszczyk

Behind every person you meet -- whether it's a waiter, your boss or a high school teacher -- there is a story. More or less complex, more or less happy. However, in most (or all) of the cases, definitely worth listening.

How Facebook Made 'Humans Of New York' Huge

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 02.04.2014 | Technology

In 2010, Brandon Stanton moved to New York City with two suitcases and a goal of taking 10,000 photos. Nearly four years later, his work has produced ...