Jeff Mermelstein – Press

DailyMail: Street photographer secretly snaps New Yorkers‘ private text messages – capturing heartbreak, bizarre inner thoughts, and life-changing moments in the unfiltered conversations

A street photographer has spent nearly three years secretly capturing images of unassuming New Yorkers‘ text messages, which range from heartbreaking to downright bizarre. Jeff Mermelstein, 63, from Brooklyn, has been using his iPhone to snap photos of strangers‘ cellphone screens on the street since October 2017, documenting both the intimate and mundane details of their private lives through their text messages.

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