When I took the bike portrait of Josephine and her two kids, she introduced me to Larry, who regularly takes his daughter Emilia to school (East Village Community School) by bike. They were kind enough to withdraw from the controlled chaos of parents dropping their kids off in the morning to pose for a quick portrait. I found out later that Larry is a pro photographer with really strong work! I’m kind of glad I didn’t know this while I was taking their portrait; would have upped the pressure a bit. The rear-mounted banana seat seems to be a bit of a trend at this school – check out this bike portrait of Henriette and her daughter from October 2011.