In 2010, photographer Brandon Stanton began photographing strangers on the streets of New York, asking them a few questions, and sharing their story online. After three years, he put together the Humans of New York (HONY) Facebook page, and as the project grew in popularity, professional and amateur photographers across the world began to replicate the idea with blogs and Facebook pages highlighting photos and stories of people from their regions.
Take a look at how Humans of New York has inspired photographers across South Asian countries.
Screenshot of the Humans of India Facebook Page
Since its start on June 1, 2012, the Humans of India Facebook page has attracted
Screenshot of Humans of Bangalore page
Humans of Bangladesh is a crowdsourced project that has gained more than 2,050 followers since its start on July 19, 2012.
Inspired by Humans of New York, the Humans of Bhutan page began in September 2012 and has continued to expand its collection of photos one portrait at a time.
Screenshot of Humans of Bhutan webpage
Screenshot from Humans of Nepal
Screenshot of the Humans of Pakistan Facebook page
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