“I love people and I love just seeing out on the street a gesture, a flash of color, the way someone’s leaning against a bus stop or an umbrella opening and passing by you,” he said. “Just these little daily life moments that happen in New York, that somehow I just am forever intoxicated by.”
The Archbishop of Newark, pictured in the center. Taken near to 5th Avenue hours before Pope Francis made his appearance in 2015. Credit: Landon Nordeman
“When you’re in midtown you just see all of New York walk by, so I think that’s the best spot to people-watch,” he said.
“If I’m in Midtown, if I’m taking pictures, then I will stay and find a corner that has light or something, some sort of element that just I’m drawn to, and then I just want to stay there and kind of watch this parade come through.”
Watch the video above to find out more about Nordeman’s love of New York.