Curse the Darkness? Nah, I’ll Light Some of These

Cristian, 13, lights lanterns for the Jamaica Pond Lantern Parade on Oct. 18.

Cristian, 13, lights lanterns for the Jamaica Pond Lantern Parade on Oct. 18. Credit: Esther Ro

One of the neighborhood’s most photogenic events (for photographers with the skills to work in in low light) is the Jamaica Pond Lantern Parade. Photojournalist Esther Ro captured this view of Cristian, 13, lighting lanterns on Saturday night.

Here’s a full gallery of Ro’s work at this year’s Lantern Parade.

Each weekday we post a random image from around the neighborhood. If you have a photo that screams (or even whispers) “Jamaica Plain,” here are four ways to nominate it as our “Photo of the Day”: