Coming in June: The 4th Annual Focus on the Story International Photo Festival Join us for a month-long celebration of photography in Washington, D.C. Photo by Angela Douglas Ramsey, from her series of self-portraits taken during the pandemic

Focus on the Story supports and encourages visual storytellers of diverse backgrounds in bringing attention to critical issues, bridging cultural gaps, and sparking social change

Each Year We Showcase the World’s Best Visual Storytellers

Griselda San Martin Panelist 2018 Nina Berman Featured Speaker 2020 Ruddy Roye Featured Speaker 2019 Ernesto Bazan Featured Speaker 2020 Maggie Steber Featured Speaker 2018 Carl Juste Panelist 2018, 2019, and 2020 Lucian Perkins Featured Speaker 2019 Michael McCoy Panelist 2019 and 2020 Endia Beal Featured Speaker 2018 Leah Millis Panelist 2019 and 2020 Andrea Bruce Featured Speaker 2019 Laurel Chor Panelist 2020 Sheila Pree Bright Panelist 2019 and 2020 Xyza Cruz Bacani Featured Speaker 2018, Panelist 2019 and 2020