Discussion with Photographer Albert Watson
Nov
9
7:00 pm19:00

Discussion with Photographer Albert Watson

  • Smithsonian American Art Museum

From portraits of Alfred Hitchcock and Kate Moss, to Las Vegas landscapes and still-life photographs of King Tut artifacts, Albert Watson has made his mark as a photographer who blends art with fashion and commercial work.

Shoreline
Nov
12
Nov 27

Shoreline

  • Carroll Square Gallery

The artists of Shoreline, Greg Kahn, Glen McClure and Miller Taylor examine facets of coastal communities through the photographic lens.

Illuminations
Nov
12
Dec 30

Illuminations

  • Hill Center

Larry O'Reilly took up photography in a more serious way after leaving the Smithsonian in 2007, where he had served as Assistant Director of the National Museum of Natural History, in charge of Exhibits and Public Spaces.

@NATGEO: The Most Popular Instagram Photos
Nov
12
May 1

@NATGEO: The Most Popular Instagram Photos

  • FotoWeekCentral

As the world’s top non-celebrity account on Instagram, National Geographic, or @natgeo, has more than 56 million followers and over 1 billion likes on its 11,000+ posted images. The exhibition will be a chance to experience the diversity of this innovative and eye-popping content firsthand. 

Inner City Hues
Nov
12
Dec 30

Inner City Hues

  • Hill Center

Inner City Hues is a vibrant collection of photography and painting that explores neighborhoods through layered compositions of architecture and design affected by time.

Water: California
Nov
12
Nov 20

Water: California

  • FotoWeekCentral

The latest installment of Mustafah Abdulaziz’s acclaimed Water series focuses on the drought crisis in California. The Berlin-based photographer was the winner of the Professional Commission category of the second Syngenta Photography Award, Scarcity/Waste.

WiLDSPEAK
Nov
12
Nov 20

WiLDSPEAK

  • FotoWeekCentral

WiLDSPEAK will be a collection of imagery showcasing the iconic works of iLCP Fellows presenting at this year’s event. 

Photography/Praxis
Nov
12
Nov 19

Photography/Praxis

  • Studio Gallery

Leading DC art photographers and educators, including Gary Anthes, Iwan Bagus, Andy Bloxham, Soomin Ham, Amy Hendrick, Leena Jayaswal, Steven Marks, Rania Razak, Shaun Schroth, and Alexandra Silverthorne will explore the nexus between art theory and photographic practice

Life Without Borders
Nov
12
7:30 pm19:30

Life Without Borders

  • National Geographic Museum

Join Nat Geo photographers Becca Skinner and Robbie Shone as they share how social media is helping them show you some of the world’s hidden wild spaces.

FotoFilms
Nov
13
7:30 pm19:30

FotoFilms

  • National Geographic Museum

Experience the breadth of National Geographic storytelling in a series of six short films by and about our explorers and photographers.

Conceptual Photography Workshop
Nov
16
7:00 pm19:00

Conceptual Photography Workshop

  • Latela Art Gallery

Part of FotoWeekDC, join us on Wednesday, November 16th from 7pm-9pm for a mini workshop with photographer Marisa S. White. Marisa will be discussing her background and creative process, as well as giving a post-process demonstration.

#LifeNoFilter
Nov
16
7:30 pm19:30

#LifeNoFilter

  • National Geographic Museum

Veteran National Geographic photographer Cory Richards uses his camera to share a fascinating personal journey of struggle and redemption.

Where Love is Illegal
Nov
18
7:30 pm19:30

Where Love is Illegal

  • National Geographic Museum

Robin Hammond has been sparking change for his entire career, using his camera to record human rights and development issues around the globe through long-term photography projects.


Competition: Photo Slam 2015, The Event

Nov
15
8:00 pm20:00

Competition: Photo Slam 2015, The Event


  • Busboys and Poets, 14th and V Street NW

The Slam is back! After drawing a capacity crowd to Busboys and Poets as a signature event of Fotoweek DC since 2010, the Photoworks Photo Slam returns for year six. Photographers vie for slots in the Photoworks FotoWeek 2016 gallery show. Three-time National Poetry Slam Champion Regie Cabico returns to emcee a high-energy event featuring an on-the-spot face-off of projected portfolios plus a "best shot" final round, with winners selected by celebrity and audience-rep judges.

Artist Talk: Carrie Mae Weems
Nov
15
5:00 pm17:00

Artist Talk: Carrie Mae Weems

  • National Museum of Women in the Arts

Over the past 25 years, artist Carrie Mae Weems has developed a complex body of art that has employed photographs, text, fabric, audio, digital images, installation and, most recently, video to investigate family relationships, gender roles, and the histories of racism, sexism, class and political systems

Logan FotoTalk:  Afropunk: Exposed
Nov
15
2:00 pm14:00

Logan FotoTalk: Afropunk: Exposed

  • FotoWeek Central

Photographers Violetta Markelou (DC) and Adreinne Waheed (NYC) will present images taken during the August 2015 Afropunk Music Festival in Brooklyn, New York. Observations on gender, sexuality, music, aesthetics and cultural hybridity will be discussed. Moderated by DJ Adrian Loving

Panel Discussion: DC Landscape Photography w/ IGDC Instagram
Nov
15
10:30 am10:30

Panel Discussion: DC Landscape Photography w/ IGDC Instagram

  • FotoWeekCentral

Join us in a thoughtful discussion on the DMV landscape and how our community captures the diversity and beauty through their photography.  What does DC look like and how do we present it to a global audience?  We will explore this, as well as, street photography and portraiture of the citizens that make the DMV truly unique.

Workshop @ Hillyer: The Creative Process & The Self Portrait with Marisa S. White
Nov
15
10:00 am10:00

Workshop @ Hillyer: The Creative Process & The Self Portrait with Marisa S. White

  • Hillyer Art Space

(Image ©Marisa S. White) 

Part of FotoWeekDC, join us on Sunday, November 15th from 10am-1pm for breakfast and a mini workshop with photographer Marisa S. White. Marisa will be discussing her background and creative process, and giving a demonstration on the use of models in her photography. Marisa will also give a how-to on self-portraits. Participants will have the opportunity to photograph a model using the advice given by Marisa as well as her assistance to guide them in the process.

 

Logan FotoTalk: Dave Showalter
Nov
14
3:00 pm15:00

Logan FotoTalk: Dave Showalter

  • FotoWeekCentral

Dave is the photographer and author of the award-winning book "Prairie Thunder." His photographs and articles have appeared in Wilderness, Outdoor Photographer, High Country News, Land and People, Outside, and elsewhere. Dave's new book, titled "Sage Spirit, The American West At A Crossroads" was published by Braided River Publishing in July, 2015. The book and outreach campaign covers the imperiled sagebrush ecosystem from Greater Yellowstone to southwest Colorado.

FotoFilm: Grab A Hunk of Lightning
Nov
14
2:30 pm14:30

FotoFilm: Grab A Hunk of Lightning

  • Nationa Gallery of Art, East Building

Narrated and directed by Dorothea Lange’s granddaughter, award-winning filmmaker Dyanna Taylor, tells the compelling story of the passion, vision, and drive that made Lange one of the most important documentary photographers of the 20th century. 110 minutes.

Logan FotoTalks: Alison M. Jones
Nov
14
1:00 pm13:00

Logan FotoTalks: Alison M. Jones

  • FotoWeekCentral

Alison Jones began her photographic career in 1985 in Kenya when she started documenting protected areas, wildlife and community development. In 1999 she helped the start-up of Kenya's Mara Conservancy. In 2005 she wrote a Proposed Management Plan for Ethiopia’s NechSar National Park based on the Mara Conservancy. She has photographed ecosystems, conservation management and rural development projects in the US, Canada, sixteen African nations and seven Latin American countries.

Logan FotoTalks: Krista Schlyer
Nov
14
12:00 pm12:00

Logan FotoTalks: Krista Schlyer

  • FotoWeekDC

Krista Schlyer, winner of the Ansel Adams Award for conservation photography and the National Outdoor Book Award, will be presenting a slideshow about the wildlife, people and ecology of the Anacostia River watershed in Washington DC, and the decades-long endeavor to restore this beleaguered landscape.

FotoFilm: Frame by Frame
Nov
12
7:00 pm19:00

FotoFilm: Frame by Frame

  • Freer and Sackler Galleries

The Freer presents a powerful, award-winning documentary about photojournalism in Afghanistan. Under Taliban rule, taking a photo was a crime. After the regime fell from power in 2001, a fledgling free press emerged and a photography revolution was born. Now, as foreign troops and media withdraw, Afghanistan is left to stand on its own, and so are its journalists. 

*Seating now closed* Exhibition: Nature's Best 20th Anniversary Opening Reception
Nov
12
6:30 pm18:30

*Seating now closed* Exhibition: Nature's Best 20th Anniversary Opening Reception

  • National Museum of Natural History

*SOLD OUT* Enjoy 20 years of nature's finest moments selected from more than 500,000 images submitted by photographers from around the globe. More than 100 large-format prints along with an accompanying HD video will take you on a thrilling journey from the wild to the walls of the Smithsonian.