Paul Samulski is a very lucky guy. He’s had some great jobs and worked some truly fascinating and inspiring projects in his 63 years on earth. Being one of the founders and helping to create the East River Ferry into what it has become has been one of the best. Seeing the unprecedented transformation of the waterfront communities of DUMBO, Williamsburg, Greenpoint, and Long Island City has been awe-inspiring. Being a designer and dues-paying member of the creative community, Paul decided to blow the dust off his camera and shoot the photos you see here, both acknowledging and thanking the “people behind the scenes” who collectively enabled over 7,000,000 riders (commuters, leisure travelers and tourists) to experience the East River Ferry to date.