“I’m trying to stay out of trouble from gangs and stuff. There are a lot of gang members in this area. I just left one place because my cousin was smoking and stuff, and I don’t like that.”
“And what do you like to do?”
“I like to stay away from trouble.”
Portraits of Boston is a project of independent photographer Ivan Velinov. He is regularly sharing some of his favorite portraits with WBUR. Visit his website to see the hundreds of portraits he has taken on the streets of Boston.