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Las Fotos Project Celebrates 10 Years of Viewing Los Angeles Through the Lens of Young Women

The 18 teenagers logged onto Zoom that Thursday evening had every reason to sound weary. It had been, collectively speaking, a rough week in the rough fall of 2020. During the check-in discussion of roses and thorns (highlights and lowlights, respectively), the group of 13- to 17-year-old photographers spoke about how they weren’t sleeping well. How they were worried about parents, who were essential workers on the frontlines of the pandemic. How they were having trouble studying for the SATs. How they were just feeling less passionate, in general.

But the …