Nancy Farese

Social documentary photographer, founder of

Nancy Richards Farese is a social documentary photographer known for creating evocative and powerful images of non-profit work in places such as refugee camps in Sudan and Uganda, post-disaster areas such as Haiti and Liberia, and communities addressing severe need in their own backyards, such as San Francisco, and New Orleans. Nancy is Founder of PhotoPhilanthropy ( to connect and promote the work of non-profits and photographers to encourage more effective visual storytelling. She lives in Marin County, California.