Julie Glassberg YG9

  • Current Location: NY
  • Originally From: France
  • Studio: NY

Julie Glassberg (28) was born and raised in Paris, France. After studying graphic design for four years, she decided to make her passion for photography become her life. Her interests are primarily based on the diversity of world cultures, subcultures, underground scenes as well as the misfits of society. Julie is currently based in New York City. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, The International Herald Tribune, Le Monde, Aamulehti, Neon Magazine, Stern View, Polka Magazine, L'Equipe Magazine, and various international exhibitions. Julie shoots the weekly column "Character Study" for the NY Times with reporter Corey Kilgannon. She has won awards such as a Lucie Scholarship Emerging Grant, a Getty Images Grant for Editorial Photography, a POYi Award, Px3, American Photography, and has recently received an award from the Vienna International Photography Awards.

Portfolio Imagery:

  • Project 1 of 5


    Those portraits are a blend of personal and editorial portraits. Very influenced in cinema, in lighting as well as in framing, I try to keep an atmosphere that is close to me and show what the person is about in one image.

  • Project 2 of 5

    Promo for Compagnie Julie Bour

    Visual shot for Julie Bour's dance company's performance at the dance festival of Arcachon in France.

  • Project 3 of 5

    Character Study

    Barbara, 52 years old prostitute in the Bronx. Character Study is a series of portraits for a weekly column in the Metropolitan section of the New York Times. Every week, the reporter and I find an interesting character with a colorful personality in one of the 5 boroughs of NYC.

  • Project 4 of 5


    The Black Label Bike Club is known as the first “outlaw bicycle club.” It was created in 1992 by Jacob Houle and Per Hanson in Minneapolis, Minnesota and has chapters nationwide. They are one of the main contributors to the rise of tall bike culture and organize jousting competitions. It is interesting to see this destructive, rebel culture revolving around such a non-threatening object: the bicycle...

  • Project 5 of 5


    Portrait series. During a time where digital is omnipresent, with a very sharp, quasi-perfect esthetic, I explore its imperfections. I try to evoke the spirit of a person, a mood, or a sensation. I want to feel the person, rather than "see" her.

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