Brandon Stanton studied at the University of Georgia and worked as a bond trader in Chicago before founding the Humans of New York blog in the summer of 2010. His first book, Humans of New York, is a #1 New York Times bestseller. His photographs have appeared in Vogue, The Wall Street Journal, and The Atlantic. David Karp, the founder of Tumblr, called Humans of New York his favorite Tumblr blog. Brandon Stanton lives in Brooklyn, New York.