Focus on the Story International Photo Festival

Celebrating Stories, Well Told

Join us as we celebrate the art of photographic storytelling in the nation’s capital. Whether your passion is street, documentary, nature or portrait photography, you don’t want to miss this exciting lineup of workshops, speakers, exhibits, photo walks, plus a photo scavenger hunt-shootout.

Registration Information Coming Soon

Portfolio Reviews

No matter your skill level, you can always benefit from a seasoned pro reviewing your portfolio.

Workshops & Photo Walks

Build your skills.  Hone your craft. Get hands-on attention in small group settings.

Speakers & Panels

Stretch your horizons. Learn something. Spark your creativity. Get inspired.

Speakers and Workshop Leaders

Coming soon.

Join us in the heart of D.C.'s famous DuPont Circle

With the District’s iconic buildings, monuments and memorials as the backdrop,  there is no better setting to  fire up your passion for photography.

The hub of activities for the inaugural Washington International Photo Festival will be at John Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, where you’ll be only steps away from a vibrant selection of bars, restaurants and hotels, as well as the Metro’s Red Line.

We can’t wait to welcome you to the nation’s capital!

Community Partners