Entry Title: "Welcome To Skid Row"
Name: Nicholas Pinto , United States
Category and Expertise: Photo Essay and Feature Story|Deeper Perspective, Non-Professional
Entry Description: -
Story: This is a body of work shot on location in Los Angeles documenting the Skid Row environment. With many of the areas occupants that live on Skid Row dealing with mental issues, the work is aimed to highlight the conditions. It is a rough place, almost third world. Combine with that all of the former mental institutions are now gone the only option for most of those living are the streets or jail. The project is aimed to bring awareness.