Edwin J. Torres is a photojournalist and documentary photographer born and raised in the South Bronx in New York. He is a member of GroundTruth's advisory board and was previously editor-at-large for GroundTruth's "Emerging Photographers" project. In 2014, Edwin was one of the few visual artists chosen to attend the New York Times Lens Portfolio Review and LOOKbetween in Virginia. Edwin's work has been published in the New York Times, The Leica Blog, Curbed.com, Welcome2theBronx.com, Fototazo, and a few other publications. He currently spends his time working on freelance assignments and his personal documentary projects. His personal work is concerned with telling his families' story about Puerto Rican diaspora and more broadly stories about inner city communities. He enjoys the use of the camera as a tool to communicate, meet others, and bring to light issues that have poor representation. He is currently a staff photographer at the New York City Mayor's Office.