Ori Aguila Channels Grief and Grace in Touching Documentary Photos

All images by Ori Aguila. Used with permission. This blog post has been edited from its original form as requested by Ori. Ori’s pronouns are they/he/él

I had the pleasure of meeting Ori Aguila recently at the Lomography NYC store and quickly found that we’ve got a lot in common. They love film, are a street photographer, lives in Brooklyn, were in the Army, and they’ve got a problem with their eyesight that affects the way she creates images. Commonalities aside though, Ori is a pretty fantastic documentary photographer who, in 2007, joined a media group as a freelance music photographer and photojournalist. They haven’t looked back since.

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