StoryMakers Festival Block Party

Photo Lab for Kids: Capture Local Legends with Jared Soares

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Discover how to tell a story inspired by the people and places in your neighborhood with local photographer Jared Soares. He’ll show kids how to take photos that reveal fun personalities and the soul of a community. Kids will get hands-on with iPad and Apple Pencil to edit images to create their own D.C. story. Our StoryMakers Festival continues during Week 3 with sessions on video storytelling.

Jared Soares


Jared Soares is a photographer based in Washington, D.C. His documentary and portrait photography focuses on community and identity. His clients have included The New Yorker, Nike, Smithsonian, and others.

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More about StoryMakers Festival Block Party

Join us on June 29–30 for a Block Party weekend to wrap up our festival. Hosted by No Kings Collective featuring artists Jamilla Okubo, MISS CHELOVE, Kimchi Juice, Rachel Couch, and District Dodger.

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