Brooklyn artist Sean Berthiaume is already known for the whiteboards he fills with puns and comics at the pizzeria he co-owns. Now he's also getting attention for his Instagram-based comic series that tracks his sometimes painful, sometimes hilarious attempt to quit smoking.
Hobbyists like Michael Paul Smith and Alan Wolfson specialize in making stunningly details models of America's past, from small-town scenes to the gritty, sometimes obscene streets of 1980s New York.
Adam Magyar's video series, Stainless, captures the minute details of a commute in some of the world's busiest cities. Those moments, those insights, have made the video a viral sensation.
Humza Deas isn't even 18 yet, but his photography is already a sensation. His shots from atop New York City's buildings and landmarks have earned him a huge Instagram following, a print-selling business and a New York Magazine cover.
Many people know Tomi Ungerer for his children's books, but the French cartoonist was a scathing satirist who turned his pen against New York's rich, the Vietnam War and even Hitler — while living under Nazi occupation.
When SmugMug, a Silicon Valley photo-hosting startup, wanted some pictures for the company gym, it turned to Benjamin Von Wong. What resulted was a dramatic series that turned the company's employees into extreme athletic warriors in black and white.