David Bailey and Bruce Weber shoot images of Harlem life on a camera phone

Bailey and Weber took this collection of pictures over the course of one day in the New York City neighbourhood

Oscar Quine@oscarquine
Sunday 15 September 2013 13:52

Two photographic heavyweights have teamed up on an unusual assignment – spending the day in Harlem, shooting images with a camera phone.

In a break from their usual celebrity subject matter, Brit David Bailey and American Bruce Weber took this collection of pictures on a Nokia Lumia 1020 over the course of one day in the New York City neighbourhood.

The pair visited a host of local businesses, including the Apollo Theatre, Westside Boxing Gym and Harlem Shake Restaurant.

Mr Weber said of the project: "I don’t do digital and this is the first time I have really gone out in the world and done a digital sitting."

The photos are currently being exhibited at the Nicholls & Clarke Building in Shoreditch, East London.

The exhibition, entitled "Weber X Bailey by Nokia Lumia 1020" will run until 21 September and is free to members of the public.

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