Jamie Livingston sadly is not with us today, but his intense project will always be remembered. He started this on March 31st, 1979 and continued until the day he died in 1997. The native New Yorker kept on clicking polaroid pictures every day for 18 years. Through which, he has shared every aspect of his life from family to friends, relationships to sex, and the streets of NYC.
The collection of 6,000+ photographs is uploaded on his official website by two of his friends Betsy and Hugh, who promised to give him this gift and keep these pictures alive, forever.
Jamie had cancer, and that too is well-documented in his pictures. From a scar in his brain to hair fall, he left no stone unturned to make sure these images are appreciated when he is gone.
As you dive into the world of Jamie Livingston, keep the tissues handy.
It was taken when Jamie was still a student at Bard college in Annandale-on-Hudson.
He took a lot of pictures in between, but this one stands-out. It was taken in New York on subway.
Jamie wasn't at all self-obsessed. He took the pictures of his friends as well.
Apart from being a filmmaker, and photographer, Jamie also used to participate in circus.
Some of his pictures are more thoughtful.
Some of his pictures are incredibly intriguing.
On this day, he layed all his pictures out and they were thousdands of them.
Apart from his other talent, Jamie was also an accordion player.
Sometimes it's not clear who is behind the camera.
That's all, folks!