Bill Sullivan - More TurnsBill Sullivan - More TurnsBill Sullivan - More Turns

I developed a situation so that various subjects could be defined by the constraints of exactly the same mechanical apparatus. The scenario consisted of someone passing through a subway turnstile. At the moment that the subjects passed through the turnstile, unknown to them, I took their picture stationed at a distance of eleven feet. I stood there turning pages of a magazine observing subjects out of the corner of my eye, waiting for only the moment when they pushed the turnstile bar to release the shutter.
— Bill Sullivan

Bill Sullivan, is responsible for More Turns, an intriguing series of portraits (80+ photos) of people walking through a subway turnstile. With all things being the same, the character of the photograph comes from what’s different in each – the body language, clothing, and expressions of the subjects. It’s an interesting glimpse at humanity.

See them all at

(via Pitch Design Union)

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Ricky Salsberry is an interactive designer working in Chicago and the editor of The Donut Project. In his spare time he reads/rants about technology, watches hockey, wrecks his bike, and designs some more.