I love coffee. And, I like to take photos of people in coffee shops. So, I'm a coffeetographer ™. You'll find me documenting people as I drink my way through independent coffee shops. All photos are taken by me, chérmelle d. edwards, chief coffeetographer ™.
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July 23rd
21:08
Coffee drinker. Sonnet writer. Meet Brett David.
Coffee Shop: after La Colombe
Location: Soho, New York

Coffee drinker. Sonnet writer. Meet Brett David.

Coffee Shop: after La Colombe

Location: Soho, New York

July 21st
22:05
'Sleeping beauty' has awakened. Meet Kala.
Coffee Shop: Cafe Grumpy
Location: Chelsea, New York

'Sleeping beauty' has awakened. Meet Kala.

Coffee Shop: Cafe Grumpy

Location: Chelsea, New York

July 19th
23:41
I love when the aura of a human can speak louder than their silence. Meet Ginger.
Coffee Shop: Crosby Coffee
Location: Crown Heights

I love when the aura of a human can speak louder than their silence. Meet Ginger.

Coffee Shop: Crosby Coffee

Location: Crown Heights

16:39
A dog’s best friend: coffee loving parents. 
Coffee Shop: Little Kips
Location: Bushwick, Brooklyn

A dog’s best friend: coffee loving parents. 

Coffee Shop: Little Kips

Location: Bushwick, Brooklyn

12:09
Little did I know that the seesaw of inspiration would tip back and forth so much in this coffee date with Christiana. meet her here. 
Coffee shop: Stumptown Coffee Roasters
Location: West Village, New York

Little did I know that the seesaw of inspiration would tip back and forth so much in this coffee date with Christiana. meet her here

Coffee shop: Stumptown Coffee Roasters

Location: West Village, New York

July 16th
12:53
language isn’t a barrier, when style exists.
coffee shop: propeller coffee
location: greenpoint, brooklyn

language isn’t a barrier, when style exists.

coffee shop: propeller coffee

location: greenpoint, brooklyn

July 15th
22:13
Vintage curator and consumer Christiana Greene said over an cold brew thai chai at Stumptown, “People think you buy vintage because your broke.That’s not true. I’m buying it because of a choice and I’m making the earth a little better.” 
Coffee Shop: Stumptown Coffee
Location: West Village, Manhattan

Vintage curator and consumer Christiana Greene said over an cold brew thai chai at Stumptown, “People think you buy vintage because your broke.That’s not true. I’m buying it because of a choice and I’m making the earth a little better.” 

Coffee Shop: Stumptown Coffee

Location: West Village, Manhattan

July 14th
15:24
Who walks into a coffee shop wearing a leotard, tights, and a denim short. Nana, that’s who. Meet her here.

Coffee Shop: Cafe Gratitude
Location: Crown Heights, Brooklyn

Who walks into a coffee shop wearing a leotard, tights, and a denim short. Nana, that’s who. Meet her here.

Coffee Shop: Cafe Gratitude

Location: Crown Heights, Brooklyn

July 10th
12:30
coffee in the summertime? or, just summertime?
location: playland motel

coffee in the summertime? or, just summertime?

location: playland motel

12:26
Ni’ma Ford : Vintage Icon
Coffee Shop: Intelligentsia
Location: Chelsea, NY

Ni’ma Ford : Vintage Icon

Coffee Shop: Intelligentsia

Location: Chelsea, NY