Our Day-to-Day Initiatives


Showcasing Youth Photography & Photojournalism

Featured Photographers

…of the Week

Our Photographer of the Week contest is our way of highlighting and sharing the amazing, creative work photographers submit to us by tagging their work with @bokeh_focus. Our Instagram followers vote over several days with reactions and comments, then the winning photographs and story of the winner are featured on @bokeh_focus in an Instagram post and story.

Camera aperature lens with rainbowed surface in black metal ringFind the entry details here.

See all the creative work by our Photographer of the Week winners on our Instagram @bokeh_focus.

…of the Month

Our Photographer of the Month is chosen from our Photographers of the Week in a one-day voting marathon by our Instagram followers. We publish an in-depth interview with the winner and a photo gallery collection of their work — curated by the photographer — on Instagram @Bokeh_Focus and on this website.

Camera aperature lens with rainbowed surface in black metal ringFind the entry details here.

See the photography and interviews of our Photographers of the Month on our Instagram @Bokeh_Focus. Links to their galleries and complete interviews of winners and past featured photographers are on this website are here.

FOLLOW US on Instagram @bokeh-Focus TO VOTE for your favorite photos!

We add contestants’ tagged photos often … so check our Instagram voting highlight daily! 

Photojournalism by Our Affiliated Publications

Youth Today, the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) and Fresh Take Georgia are our affiliated publications, published by the Center for Sustainable Journalism, written by a team of dedicated professional journalists working to bring you the latest news and information from across our nation affecting youth and juvenile justice, and local Georgia news focused on state government, business, health and local communities. We share the stories they publish that have large collections of photos as stories and galleries here on Bokeh Focus.

Youth Todayis a national, nonprofit, independent news source for people who care about and work with children and youth. For more than 35 years Youth Today has published in-depth reporting on issues affecting youth including foster care and child welfare, juvenile justice, youth with disabilities, education, out-of-school time, youth development and more.

The Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) is a nonprofit, independent news source for people who care about children and the law. JJIE publishes in-depth reporting on the U.S. juvenile justice system and its far-reaching impact on children and youth.

LOGO FTG horizontal - Black, purple and gold on white Fresh Take Georgia is a digital news service offering Georgia news from a fresh perspective focusing on Georgia’s state government, including the legislature and other issues of statewide, regional or national interest. It aims to bridge the gap in local journalism by providing in-depth, fact-based, fair and balanced investigative journalism to Atlanta and all local communities in Georgia by listening, digging and reporting the topics that matter most to Georgians.