Foci Judges

Shuran Huang


Shuran Huang is an award-winning photographer based in Washington D.C. Most recently, she worked as a photographer and photo editor at NPR Headquarters in Washington D.C. Before moving to Washington D.C., Ms. Huang was a member of the Visura Mentorship program in New York and interned at the Buffalo News, Western New York’s No. 1 news source.

Her most recent project, Strands of Love, was shortlisted for Seina International Photo Awards 2019. Shuran was awarded the grand prize in the 2018 PDN Faces Portrait Photography Contest, the West Award by Momenta Workshop 2019 Project New Orleans, & selected by the New York Times 2019 Portfolio Review and Magenta Flash Forward as one of the top 100 international emerging photographers.

She earned her master’s degree in photography from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. She studied and graduated from Hong Kong Baptist University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in international journalism.

Her work has appeared in NPR, The New York Times, The New Yorker, LG and Netflix.