written by:
Sam Horine



1. Tell us a bit about your professional journey. How did you first get into photography?

I’ve been taking photos in one way or another for most of my life, starting off w/ some basic darkroom courses in high school, by the time I was in college a girlfriend has introduced me to the joys of polaroid and instant photography. When I moved to Brooklyn, blogs and social media were in their infancy and I first started to find some work as a photographer shooting mostly live music which eventually expanded to include food, art and fashion as well as personal projects exploring a rapidly gentrifying city.

2. Can you please share with us a “day in the life” of Sam Horine?

To be honest, every single day is different for me which is part of the fun of owning your own business. As a general rule, I try and get up on the early side, catch up on emails that came in overnight before breakfast, after breakfast it’s a couple more hours of work before I try and take a break for maybe a run in the park before it’s back to work again for the afternoon, which could be more computer time or calls and meetings. Later on, I might make plans to meet some friends or else go out shoot around the city for bit.

3. What do you do when you are not shooting or working on social media?

Spending time w/ friends and exercise are the two big things that I’ll make time for outside of work.

4. Which gear do you mostly carry on with you and how do you carry it?

Typically when I’m shooting I’ll bring 2 canon bodies, one with the 24-70 and the other with a longer zoom – either 70-200 or lately it’s been the 100-400mm
Your usual photographic gear plus the Manfrotto tripod.

5. How the Manhattan bag helps you surviving your New Yorker daily life?

With plenty of room and a stylish look the Manhattan bag is a great choice for cruising around the city from shoots to meetings with clients and agencies.

Sam Horine

Sam Horine is a photographer and educator based in New York City. He’s a regular explorer of forgotten, abandoned and under-appreciated places.

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