Joe Newman
Multi-media story teller, non-profit do-gooder, international street photographer, serious poker player, intrepid traveler.
March 15th, 2016 5 Minutes with Bridget Murray Law
Just a few years ago, the nightlife options on the H Street corridor were a little...
July 18th, 2016 Cuba: Finding hope and dreams amid the rubble and everyday struggles
A week in Havana is hardly enough time to experience more than a slice of what life is...
July 5th, 2016 Storytelling Challenge: Environmental portrait and headshot
For our July Challenge, we want you tell a story through at least two images of the same...
May 9th, 2016 Let the beat funk you up — music festival is big part of parade’s fun
The Funk Parade is sort of a misnomer. While a raucous parade down U Street is...
June 16th, 2014 Dragon boat racing on the Potomac
The 13th annual DC Dragon Boat Festival was held over the weekend on the Potomac River...
May 4th, 2016 Are you ready for the funk? Annual U Street parade and festival returns
Although the Funk Parade is just in its third year, it has already become one the District’s marquee cultural...
June 2nd, 2016 Kickstarting our Cuban adventure
A week from today, seven of us from the DC Focused community will be on a...
May 31st, 2016 #DCFocused Pic 5: A weekend to honor and remember
We’re big fans of storytelling and the images in today’s Pic 5 each do a remarkable...
April 21st, 2016 Our #DCFocused_tinyshot challenge proves it’s a small, small world, after all
[nectar_dropcap color=””]O [/nectar_dropcap]ur photography challenge this month was inspired by Lorie Shaull’s miniature figurine photo shoot,...
March 25th, 2016 Our giant, expanding 2016 #CherryBlossomsDC Roundup
  The cherry blossoms are back, which means it’s time once again for our super-sized cherry...
March 30th, 2016 Catching up with Chris Suspect at the Damaged City Art Show
It has been awhile since we’ve checked in with street photographer, punk rock documentarian Chris Suspect. The...
March 31st, 2015 5 Essential Tips on Photographing DC’s Cherry Blossoms
  Getting a picture of DC’s famous cherry blossoms seems simple enough, right? Make your way down...