These photographs were made between 2009 and 2017 in New York City, on a number of different construction sites. It's a largely visual investigation of the temporary phases the buildings we make go through on the way to becoming a finished thing. Their settled forms were fine in the end, but I always missed how they shifted from month to month.
Saul Metnick is a Brooklyn-based photographer who once quit his day job as a producer to be a photographer. Then he quit his day job as a photographer to be a producer. He still takes pictures, teaches photography, and is raising two young children with the help of a Fuji Instax Wide.