Portraits from a Market

Granada, Nicaragua. 2015. Despite warnings from tourists, I could not help exploring Granada's 'locals' market. Rather than dangerous, I found the people to be warm and welcoming.

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 Some were curious as to why I was there. Many were curious what I was going to do with the photos I was taking.

Some were curious as to why I was there. Many were curious what I was going to do with the photos I was taking.

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 That evening I printed off over 250 of my photos from my adventure. When I returned the following day, I redistributed all of them to the people in the market.

That evening I printed off over 250 of my photos from my adventure. When I returned the following day, I redistributed all of them to the people in the market.

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 I will never forget their smiles, their hugs, their gratitude for the small token of appreciation I could give for letting me into their world.

I will never forget their smiles, their hugs, their gratitude for the small token of appreciation I could give for letting me into their world.