Leica Store Washington DC is pleased to be a sponsor of FotoWeekDC 2012 Photography Festival.
Leica have created an exciting and diverse schedule of FREE events for the week to include photographer lectures, hands-on Walking Tours with the Leica Akademie and a gallery opening featuring the work of Craig Semetko.
For a full schedule of Leica Store Washington D.C.’s events for FotoWeekDC, please click here.
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Leica Store Washington DC Contact Info:
Leica Store Washington DC , 977 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004 , Northwest
LEICA CAMERA ANNOUNCES PROGRAMMING FOR 2012 FOTOWEEKDC
Celebrate photography at the Leica Store Washington DC with open studio events, lectures and Leica Akademie photo walks
Allendale, NJ (November 8, 2012) – Leica Camera, the legendary German camera and sport optics brand, announces programming for 2012’s FotoWeekDC Photography Festival. The Leica Store Washington DC, located at 977 F Street, NW, in the heart of downtown Washington, DC’s Penn Quarter, will play host to numerous programs designed to excite and inspire photographers of all levels during the festival, which takes place throughout the nation’s capital from November 9 – 18. Events include an open shooting event with the Leica S-System and lectures by renowned photographers Gediyon Kifle, Terri Weifenbach and Craig Semetko as well as complimentary Leica Akademie walking tours featuring the Leica M-System and X2. FotoWeekDC’s mission is to provide exposure for photographers and to make diverse, high-quality photography accessible to audiences through the exhibition of inspiring and provocative images, dynamic programming and collaborations with the local and international community.
The gallery space of the Leica Store Washington DC debuts a new exhibition by Renowned Photojournalist Craig Semetko, featuring work from his book ‘UNPOSED.’ To celebrate the opening, two special lectures are taking place on Thursday, November 15 from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM and 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. During these programs, Semetko offers insight into his unique and often humorous, view of everyday situations found in ‘UNPOSED’ in addition to a discussion on his current project through Kickstarter, ‘America: E Pluribus Unum (Out of Many, One).’ From 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, an evening reception honors the exhibition opening. All are welcome and no RSVP is required for the evening event.
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