Manhattan-based freelancer Robert Caplin photographed the Nasdaq building in Times Square for a New York Times story on the economic recession.
Yesterday I was sent out to Times SquareÂ by The New York TimesÂ to photograph what was quickly becoming Americaâ€™s double dip recession. I was assigned to take photos at the Nasdaq building in Times Square where I was told screens showed walls of red monitors displaying plummeting stock prices. My mind quickly went back to 2008 when I found myself covering the initial market crash.
I was familiar with the Nasdaq building as Iâ€™ve shot there numerous times in the past and immediately had an idea to make an artsy reflection photo showing the stock prices within the building against a reflection of the craziness of Times Square in the background. When I arrived to the scene I was bummed to find the window blinds were drawn, which put a wrench in making any sort of stock market related photo.
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