Shuran Huang

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Location: Washington D.C.
Nationality: Chinese
Biography: Born in mainland China, Shuran Huang is an independent photographer based in Washington D.C. Her work focuses on family, traditions and culture. Recently, she worked as a photography intern at National Public Radio. Before moving to Washington... read on
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The 2019 New York Times Portfolio Review
shuran huang
Jan 11, 2019
I am honored to share that I will be attending the 2019 New York Times Portfolio Review to share my personal project titled "Strands of love".  

Strands of Love by Shuran Huang via Visura
It is a brisk fall day in 2017. Charleston Collins Sr. is with a customer. Bespectacled and dressed in a black jacket, he snips, chops and combs with a purpose, as if his life depends on it. Family photos line the walls of the 50-year-old...


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On NPR: Hoop Dreams Come True For South Sudanese Wheelchair Player

By Shuran Huang — Malat Lueth Wei, 25, was born in South Sudan and diagnosed with polio at age 3. During the civil wars in South Sudan, his family ended up at a..

On WAMU: What It Means To Be A Nationals Fan In Washington’s World Series Moment

By Shuran Huang — Tyrone Turner, the visual editor at NPR member's station WAMU, and I set up a backdrop near the entrance to Washington Nationals park before..

On NPR: 9 Months After Salvadoran Woman Took Refuge In Maryland Church, She Still Can't Leave

By Shuran Huang — Please read this powerful but heartbreaking story. Rosa has been living at a sanctuary in Bethesda, MD for nine months. She can't leave the..
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On NPR: Wushu Coaches Help Chinese Students Master Literacy And 'Become A Better Person'

By Shuran Huang — During my time at NPR, I spent two months photographing one couple's dedication to Wushu education in the U.S. as a way to connect with my..

On NPR: Justice Ginsburg: 'I Am Very Much Alive'

By Shuran Huang — I had an opportunity to work with NPR Washington Desk and Video Team to conduct an exclusive interview and photograph Supreme Court Justice Ruth..

On NPR: Buttigieg Proposes Broad Plan To Counter Racial Inequality

By Shuran Huang — I had an opportunity to photograph Mayor Pete Buttigieg for NPR. Check out the link below.       Buttigieg Proposes Broad Plan To..

On NPR Picture Show: A 5-Year Journey To Document LGBTQ Love Stories In China

By Shuran Huang — Although China officially decriminalized homosexuality in 1997, activists say the stigma around being LGBTQ — and discussing it publicly..

On NPR Picture Show: Celebrating The Fourth of July

By Shuran Huang — On NPR Picture Show: The National Independence Day Parade kicked off the Fourth of July festivities in Washington, D.C. Here are some of the sights..
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On NPR: Lonnie Bunch III Takes Helm Of The Smithsonian: 'I Feel The Weight Of History'

By Shuran Huang — My photos made it to NPR 's home page today.   Lonnie Bunch III Takes Helm Of The Smithsonian: 'I Feel The Weight Of History' The..

on NPR: 'Strands of Love' Connects Generations Of An African-American Family

By Shuran Huang — Written by Amanda Morris When you walk into Collin's Barber & Beauty Shop, it feels like home. There are family photos hanging on the walls,..

Set Forth Column: Michelle McLoughlin, Chair of Northern Short Course

By Shuran Huang — I am delighted to share my first interview as part of Visura's Set Forth Column. My goal is to inform my peers about a curated group of..

Faces 2018 Portrait Photography Contest GRAND PRIZE

By Shuran Huang — A series of portraits from my most recent photo project Strands of Love won the GRAND PRIZE in PDN 2018 FACES photography contest. Online gallery:..
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