Praise for Point of View New York City:

“A thoughtful and unique take on the fabric of the city. Janko Puls sees the elements of New York in a new and refreshing way, focusing on what we would not have seen on our own.” —Richard Berenholtz, photographer and author of New YorkNew York: MiniNew York DecoPanoramic New York, as well as 3 other notable photography books on New York City.

“This fun and fascinating travel guide to NYC spans the familiar—from unfamiliar perspectives—to the unique and obscure.”ForeWord Reviews

“What a fresh way to look at the city we think we know. Janko’s abstract images force you to take a second look and examine the Big Apple in new ways. A fun book for a fun city.” —Horst Hamann, photographer, author of New York Vertical and Vertical New Yorkers

“This book is a wonderful addition to anyone who wants to explore NYC with a fresh perspective. Tourists and native New Yorkers alike will enjoy Janko Puls’s unique compositions and ability to challenge you to look at locations that you may have passed by many times but never truly appreciated.” —James T. & Karla L. Murray, authors and photographers, Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York and New York Nights, winner of the New York Society Library 2012 New York City Book Award

“As the author of books on architecture, I note in Janko Puls a similar soul. His active and curious mind searches out the nooks and crannies, as well as the icons, of our wonderful town, in a most original way.” —Roxie Munro, author and illustrator, The Inside Outside Book of New York, a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book and a Time Magazine Best Children’s Book of the Year

“As a photographer, I’m particularly impressed by the idiosyncratic flair of the imagery. Janko Puls approaches the city with a wonderfully fresh eye—a little reminiscent of Robert Frank and his all-time classic, The Americans.” —Bo Zaunders, writer and photographer, The New York Times Book ReviewSmithsonian magazine, GourmetNational Geographic Traveler

“This book is a beautiful and personal photographic journey through New York City’s best (and some least known) treasures. Both natives and visitors alike will learn something new just by looking.” —Joanne Dugan, photographer and author of the award-winning books ABC NYC: A Book About Seeing New York City and 123 NYC: A Counting Book of New York City

“This is a beautiful book of beautiful photographs doubly engaging and amusing because of its gentle, charming interactive game. Further, it reminds all of us to take a little time to observe and to appreciate our fair surroundings.”—Susan L. Roth, illustrator of the New York Times bestseller Listen to the Wind

 

Point of View New York City
A Visual Game of the City You Think You Know

Janko Puls

ISBN 9781627740883 
Format Hardcover
Trim Size 6x7
Pages 184
List Price $22 
Published June 2014

Point of View New York City is a photographic exploration of the world’s most exciting city. A travel guide, a riddle, and a map combined, Point of View New York City seeks to awaken readers’ curiosity, challenging them to figure out where and what the photographs depict. The photographs in Point of View New York City explore the many layers of the vast and always-evolving city of New York—playground, home, workplace, urban landscape—and the author seeks to push the reader’s knowledge of the city. Made for both tourists and locals alike, this interactive book will provide a unique experience for anyone who is interested in the sights of New York City—for tourists it will provide a more thrilling guide to the city, and for locals it will spark an entirely new way of looking at their beloved home. From the most recognizable landmarks to more obscure locations, the photographs collected here transcend the image of New York City that most are familiar with, diving into little known alleys and more intimate urban locations.

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Praise for Point of View New York City:

“A thoughtful and unique take on the fabric of the city. Janko Puls sees the elements of New York in a new and refreshing way, focusing on what we would not have seen on our own.” —Richard Berenholtz, photographer and author of New YorkNew York: MiniNew York DecoPanoramic New York, as well as 3 other notable photography books on New York City.

“This fun and fascinating travel guide to NYC spans the familiar—from unfamiliar perspectives—to the unique and obscure.”ForeWord Reviews

“What a fresh way to look at the city we think we know. Janko’s abstract images force you to take a second look and examine the Big Apple in new ways. A fun book for a fun city.” —Horst Hamann, photographer, author of New York Vertical and Vertical New Yorkers

“This book is a wonderful addition to anyone who wants to explore NYC with a fresh perspective. Tourists and native New Yorkers alike will enjoy Janko Puls’s unique compositions and ability to challenge you to look at locations that you may have passed by many times but never truly appreciated.” —James T. & Karla L. Murray, authors and photographers, Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York and New York Nights, winner of the New York Society Library 2012 New York City Book Award

“As the author of books on architecture, I note in Janko Puls a similar soul. His active and curious mind searches out the nooks and crannies, as well as the icons, of our wonderful town, in a most original way.” —Roxie Munro, author and illustrator, The Inside Outside Book of New York, a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book and a Time Magazine Best Children’s Book of the Year

“As a photographer, I’m particularly impressed by the idiosyncratic flair of the imagery. Janko Puls approaches the city with a wonderfully fresh eye—a little reminiscent of Robert Frank and his all-time classic, The Americans.” —Bo Zaunders, writer and photographer, The New York Times Book ReviewSmithsonian magazine, GourmetNational Geographic Traveler

“This book is a beautiful and personal photographic journey through New York City’s best (and some least known) treasures. Both natives and visitors alike will learn something new just by looking.” —Joanne Dugan, photographer and author of the award-winning books ABC NYC: A Book About Seeing New York City and 123 NYC: A Counting Book of New York City

“This is a beautiful book of beautiful photographs doubly engaging and amusing because of its gentle, charming interactive game. Further, it reminds all of us to take a little time to observe and to appreciate our fair surroundings.”—Susan L. Roth, illustrator of the New York Times bestseller Listen to the Wind


About the Author:

Janko perusing Point of View proofs

Janko perusing Point of View proofs

Janko Puls, born in 1967 in Aachen, Germany, is a photographer and journalist. Since 2006, he has lived with his wife, Kate, in New York City. Janko took degrees in Journalism, Art History, and History of the Middle Ages at Freie Universität Berlin, and studied Italian in Perugia, Italy. In 2000, he was invited to Frankfurt to develop the online edition of the national daily newspaper Frankfurter Rundschau as managing editor. Besides the development of content, layout, and functionality of the website, he introduced the broader online use of photography in different formats. Upon moving to the United States, he decided to make his lifelong love for photography his profession.