Federica Armstrong is a documentary photographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

She works with non-profit organizations and on editorial assignments and is passionately devoted to storytelling.

Federica provides her clients with powerful images for annual reports, websites and social media as well as documentary-style multimedia.     Her skills include traditional documentary photography, environmental portraiture, event photography as well as live-posting of non-profit events to social media.

Federica has worked with nonprofit organizations all over the San Francisco Bay Area including, among others:

  • Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco

  • Community Housing Partnership

  • UNICEF San Francisco

  • Ravenswood Family Health Center

  • Stanford University

  • Knight Foundation

  • IRC International Rescue Committee

In 2015 Federica has founded the Palo Alto Photography Forum, a new lecture series showcasing distinguished photojournalists and promoting conversations on global and local issues through photography and visual storytelling. The Forum hosts 2-3 events per year with an average attendance of 150+ people per event. Previous speakers include: Matt Black, Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris, Ed Kashi, Lynn Johnson, Stephanie Sinclair, Gideon Mendel among others.

A native of Italy, Federica has lived in many countries all over the world and is fluent in Italian, English, French, Spanish and has basic understanding of Dutch.




Photo by Kristin Little

Photo by Kristin Little