Photography is one of the most celebrated arts. It may be because it is an accessible art that it keeps people interested. While anyone can take a picture not everyone has the “eye” that it takes to turn a photograph into a work of art.
This year November 8-16th is set to be a week of celebrating this art to the fullest in the nation’s capital. There is a full menu of events to encourage people to participate in recognizing this amazing medium that has played a huge role in shaping the world.
The week of events include photo contests, parties, free gallery events and educational workshops to just name a few. Most of the events are FREE and open to the public. Whether you are a photography aficionado or you are simply someone that wants to learn more about the art the Washington DC Fotoweek is the place you want to be.
If you attend you will be on hand for book signings by artists, portfolio reviews and free workshops that can easily help you to learn what the pros know about finding the ideal shot. Fotoweek DC 2014 promises to be a time of learning, experiencing the finer art of photography and generally celebrating the artists that have made the greatest impression upon us with their photographic abilities.
Fotoweek DC 2014 central will be at the former Spanish Ambassador’s residence which will also be the site of the opening night party from 7-11 on the 7th which is the night before the official kick off of the week.
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You can expect to find a full range of photography exhibits that will range from historical masterpieces that have changed the way the world views the world to new and exciting elements of photography! It is a great time to visit Washington DC.
Special Shows At the Galleries
The galleries around DC are world renowned for hosting both the upcoming artists and the long established nationally recognized artists. For Fotoweek DC 2014 many of the galleries will be hosting special showings and offering free admission.
Some galleries will have the artist on hand to discuss their works lecture style! It is going to be a really great week for anyone that is interested in photography and that wants to experience the art in Washington DC. It is a great reason to visit the nations capital and get a few shots of your own.
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