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Stunningly Vibrant Images From The Mermaid Parade 2018

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Coney Island Mermaid Parade 2018
   Welcome to landing page and editorial for the 2018 Gallery of the Coney Island Mermaid parade coverage presented by NYC Urban Art By Nuri Photography. In these galleries you will find some of the most vibrant images captured of this year's parade.
The Mermaid Parade, by tradition, is by far one of the most unique parades you will ever see. The parade exemplifies the spirit and essence surrounding the diverse neighborhoods of Brooklyn's Coney Island. Our goal during for the first year of covering this parade was to focus on the make-up, glitter, and accessories adorned by the parade marchers. Overall the parade was a beautiful experience of true artistic expression and free spirit. Given the laid back vibe and easy going participants made this parade easy to photograph even though battling the over head sunny conditions presented quite a challenge.  But never the less, we manage to capture the lively colors and blues skies as in these gorgeo…

Puerto Rican Day Parade 2018

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Beautiful, Powerful, & Vibrant Images from The National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2018 #PuertoRicoStrong #PRParade #PuertoRicanDayParade


Images and video from this year's 2018 National Puerto Rican Day Parade. Parade goers were presented with a wonderfully vibrant balance of pageantry, politics, and celebration.

A full database of images has been put on line by Urban Art By Nuri (UABN) Photography 
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M. Nuri Shakoor, Photojournalist, NPPA.org | US Press Agency Alla Shakoor, Editor Ahmad Shakoor, Staff Photographer Christine Jagde, Legal advisor

Actress Caylee Cowan

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Actress Caylee Cowan@cayleecowan@nitronuri #nyc #uabn #photoshoot 

 Caylee Cowan was warmly welcomed during her visit to New York City last week with a photo shoot set up
by yours truly, friendly urban art photojournalist, Nitro Nuri Shakoor, and thanks to the assistance and creative vision of fellow photographers Joe Amato, Jorgie Ostolaza, Ktodoma Igor, Alex Pichardo and Evan Saucier. The shoot was a major success in capturing what we'd had in mind when first meeting Caylee the day before, when she agreed to shoot with us. The presentation of these photo galleries is our way of saying, thank you very much, Caylee, for helping us create art. Collaborating with like minded artists and photographers is always a rewarding experience. We did a total of three shoots in two days. We tried to schedule a fourth shoot in Brooklyn, but we will save that for her next visit to New York. It was a pleasure working with Caylee and a great team of photographers, who helped make magic happen.�…