The Steve Sweatpants Interview

Steve Sweatpants on New York street photography & starting Street Dreams Magazine! | EP. 216

Steven John Irby, aka Steve Sweatpants, is a well-renowned street photographer and cofounder of Street Dreams Magazine – a magazine featuring up and coming photographers and crowdsourced photography pieced together in beautiful layouts and stories. Most of Steve’s photography is based on his home turf in New York City, where he has rapidly emerged and gained recognition for his impressive photojournalism work.

In this interview, Steve takes us through his humbling journey from working in the retail space & playing video games to having his most recent work around the racial inequality movement being published on major platforms such as GQ and the New Yorker! We also dive into his experience shooting for the New York Knicks, going to Super Bowl 50 & filming a commercial for Honda!

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