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Some of the best and most evocative images captured by our staff.
Urban Experiences & Social Commentary
Location is everything — view photo collections taken by our staff of the places we've been and the people we've seen. These slideshows require a high-bandwidth connection and Adobe Flash Player.
Fall 2009.
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Summer 2009.
Fall 2009.
Summer 2009.
Summer 2009.
Summer 2009.
Downtown LA, shot 2008.
Las Vegas, Summer 2009.
Barstow, California, Summer 2009
David Kim, American Apparel fixture manager, getting a speeding ticket during a road trip visiting stores.
New York City, Summer 2009.
He said he owned the place. Providence, RI. 1989.
Perhaps the inspiration for the All Star Jacket, style RSAN403. 1989.
In New England, a spa is an old word for a convenience store or soda fountain. 1989.
Currently on the National Historic Register. 1989.
Spring 2009
Summer 2009
Summer 2009
Pts. 1, 2 and 3.
St. Henri Neighborhood, where American Apparel had its first offices in the late 80's and early 90's.
Social Commentary: Why do only the superficially good people survive?
Year: 2009
Photos by Sylvia Safdie, Dov's mother.
Spring 2009.
Summer 2008.
At a 24 hour internet cafe in Downtown Montreal.

Summer 2008.
At the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, by Joe Fafard
Our New Boca Raton Fla. Town Center Customer
Summer 2007.
Summer 2008.
Summer 2008.
At our Bayreuther Straße in Berlin
Owned by Bernardo Praschnik of Miami Beach, closes after decades. Spring, 2008.
This impressive work was created for a student art contest in 1972.
New Orleans
The lower east side
Miami 2008
"Memphis" Burger King
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Open since 1954, this classic dive is captured here in all its grit.
Western Avenue, Los Angeles
Want-A-Be Green Vehicle in Cologne.
Leo-Ernest Ouimet (1877-1972), director, producer, presenter and distributor of films, as well as founder of Ouimetoscope, the first movie theatre in Montreal.
Launch Slideshow
Images of the Convention Center in downtown San Diego.
They are so different.
Habitat 67 and other Montréal landmarks.
Montréal. Sculpture by Jacques Carpentier, 1981.
Dov has fun at Tribeca Lighting, NYC
This Jewish deli has been around since 1930, and probably hasn't changed much since.
These Montréal bagels are amazing. Photos really don't do their chewy fresh deliciousness justice.
New York's Lower East Side deli since 1888.
A now closed Chinese bookstore.
A Hasidic store in Montréal.
A gastronomic diary of memorable meals by self-proclaimed glutton, Glen Szabo.
Also called Westminster Hot Dog; located in southwestern Québec.
Glass buildings in Dallas, TX.
Parts 1 and 2
"Les Clochards Célestes,"
Montreal's Gay Village
Signs, signs, everywhere signs.
Snapshots from the driver's seat featuring the fall skies.
Images taken in and around one of Paris's modern architectural treasures.
The summer streets of Paris.
Images taken throughout Mexico City.
Scene from outside London's Liverpool Street Station.
Saudi Arabian Boy Scouts on their way to Stockholm.
Montréal's primary railway station.
Photos taken while flying over Mexico City.
New York City: February 14, 2006
A night out in Mexico City.
The streets of downtown Los Angeles.
Bright lights, big signs, and more, in Japan.
From bustling streets to a day in the park - a quick look at Japan.
The Montréal metro system.
Black and white shots of downtown Los Angeles.
People and places in North Carolina.
Black and white photos taken in Montréal, QC and Toronto, ON.
Said to be one of the most frequented border crossings.
Images taken while on a location scouting trip in Florida.
The twelfth largest city in the world.
New York City's most populous borough.