Category Archives: NYC Salt

[Youth Report] Bokeh Publishes the Work of NYC Teens


Text by Bokeh Focus Staff | Photos NYC Salt What does N.Y.C. look like through the eyes of its teenage inhabitants? 17-year-old Merelyn Bucio describes it this way, “I’ve lived in NYC almost all my life. I love what this city has to offer, from the sunsets cutting between the skyscrapers to the man in his underwear on roller skates. Rarely people take the time to see it all, and I want to show them through my lens, what they might miss on any given day in this crazy city.” Merelyn is a participant in NYC Salt— a non-profit organization putting […]

[Youth Report] Donis Almanzar Wants to Remind You of the Beauty


Text and Photos by Donis Almanzar, NYC Salt Often, the negativities of life are emphasized so much more than the positives. With my photography, I want to remind people of the beauty in things. “Why see the world, when you got the beach?” – Frank Ocean. Gallery On the Way… Come Back Soon! We are importing all our content into our newly remodeled website. We appreciate your patience. NYC Salt is a non-profit photography program for inner-city teenagers in New York City. Their mission is to engage, inspire, and empower NYC teens by providing them with professional-grade visual communication skills. […]

[Youth Report] How Siara Ramos Sees NY


Text and Photos by Siara Ramos, NYC Salt I was born and raised in New York City, one of the greatest places on earth. I love my city because there is always something happening and there are many people from different walks of life. I like photographing people in black and white because you notice their emotions instead of what they’re wearing or the color of their hair. The focus is put on their face and body language, which holds much deeper meaning. Gallery On the Way… Come Back Soon! We are importing all our content into our newly remodeled […]