There's never a dull moment in New York and veteran photographer Ralph Ginzburg has proven it once and for all by chronicling the Big Apple in pictures taken every day for an entire year. The result is eye-popping. Every day Ginzburg shot top celebs, killers, big-shot politicians, hip-swiveling strippers, exotic animals-and a few disasters. In many ways, Ginzburg is as colorful as the subjects he covers.
Clandestine pictures of New York you're not likely to find in newspapers or tourist books.
A collection of 510 b&w photographs by photojournalist Ralph Ginzburg. After ten years of photographing for the this former editor and publisher assigned himself the task of shooting at least one publishable picture of New York City for each day of the year 1995. With his wife's captioning, the effect is at times tongue-in-cheek, at times social commentary, and as a whole reflects a fascination with the city. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknew.com)
He logged 18-hour days and covered 1,000 events to collect the images in I Shot New York....[H]is book is a heartfelt portrait of the extraordinary diversity of daily life in the city, and of New Yorkers' love of bread and circuses.
The New York Times Book Review