116th Festival Portraits by Jorge Quinterosfound this excellent photo set from the 2012 festival on Flickr today. 

Every year the day before the actual National PuertoRican Day Parade on 5th Ave in New York City, there’spre-celebrations where more than 100,000 people show upin East Harlem for the annual 116th Street Festival.
Organizers call it the largest Latin Street festival in theNortheast, with 20 blocks of food, music, games andexhibits. I attended for the first time this year where Ienjoyed the atmosphere and dedicated most of my time toasking attendees for a moment of their time to take aportrait.

see more of the portraits here

116th Festival Portraits by Jorge Quinteros
found this excellent photo set from the 2012 festival on Flickr today.

Every year the day before the actual National Puerto
Rican Day Parade on 5th Ave in New York City, there’s
pre-celebrations where more than 100,000 people show up
in East Harlem for the annual 116th Street Festival.

Organizers call it the largest Latin Street festival in the
Northeast, with 20 blocks of food, music, games and
exhibits. I attended for the first time this year where I
enjoyed the atmosphere and dedicated most of my time to
asking attendees for a moment of their time to take a
portrait.

see more of the portraits here

photo posted 11 months ago with 135 notes
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