StoryMakers Festival

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

6 weeks. 40 creators. From May 18 to June 29, learn from inspiring D.C. artists to shape your story through photo, video, music, and art. Then wrap up the festival with a weekend Block Party with No Kings Collective. Check here for updated sessions daily.

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