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Photoworks Master Photographers Meet-ups

We'd like to invite you to join the Photoworks photography community in our next innovative project. We share your goal to develop and nurture the art of photography in the DC Metro area. To that end, we have gathered together a group of Master Photographers to meet on a monthly basis with fellow artists and photographers, and engage in a photo portfolio critique -- offering individualized insight into the art and craft and goals of photography. We are hoping you can join us.

WANT TO JOIN US? HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: The series of 6 monthly meet-ups runs from 6:30-8:30PM -- Sunday, September 17, 2017 through Sunday, February 18, 2018 -- and each session features a different Master Photographer from the Washington Metro Area. The first session (meeting this coming Sunday, 9/17 at 6:30PM) features Min Enghauser, an award-winning photographer based in Alexandria. Min has a piercing eye for color and detail, offering intimate and powerful portraits of both the natural and man-made. The fee for the entire series of 6 gatherings is $100, and includes a personal 25-30 minute portfolio review with the Master Photographer of your choice. In each of the monthly Sunday sessions, the 2-4 students that have signed up for a portfolio review will bring in their cohesive set of images (15-20 prints, darkroom or digital). Each student receives a public portfolio review with the Master Photographer, offering individual insight, guidance and conversation. We'll talk about what makes a good picture, and discuss the direction the student wants to explore. This should help students be better editors of their own images. Students who are not having their work critiqued that month are observers of the process; a uniquely valuable and informative experience. You can sign up for the workshop series, and choose the photographer you'd like to review your work at the following link on Glen Echo Park's website: http://www.ssreg.com/glenechopark/classes/classes.asp?courseid=35086&[catid=4403].

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Click here: http://www.ssreg.com/glenechopark/classes/classes.asp?courseid=35086&catid=4403 Our event is listed as "WORKSHOP: Photo Portfolio Review (6 Sessions)" Look at the list of Master Photographers. Choose one photographer for your portfolio review and sign up with that photographer.

QUESTIONS: Contact Karen Keating, Director of Photoworks at kwkeating@comcast.net

WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THE MASTER PHOTOGRAPHERS IN OUR SERIES? Our guest photographers are rock stars in the world of photography! The list includes talented portrait and landscape photographers, digital and film photographers, artists comfortable working in color and black/white, as well as The Washington Post's own Robert Miller -- our former juror from the "United/Divided" Photography Exhibition. Take a look below...

Min Enghauser Sunday, Sept 17, 6:30-8:30PM A master of color and point of view. Photographs intimate portraits of both the natural and man-made. website: http://www.minenghauser.com email: min@minenghauser.com

Karen Keating Sunday, October 15, 6:30-8:30PM Director of Photoworks, Karen Keating works in both color and black/white. Experienced, knowledgeable and insightful, Keating's work has extraordinary richness and depth -- offering the viewer real connections and insight. website: http://www.multipleexposuresgallery.com/karen-keating-1 email: kwkeating@comcast.net

David Myers Sunday, November 19, 6:30-8:30PM Deeply layered, rich tones/textures, and technically spot-on, Myer's images reflect a wealth of knowledge and shooting experience around the world. website: www.Davidmyersphotographs.com email: davidemyers3@mac.com

James Steele Sunday, December 17, 6:30-8:30PM Stunning fine art images. Strong in contrast, color, tone, texture, and composition, Steele's photography is instantly recognizable. website: http://www.photographybysteele.com/index.html email: info@photographybysteele.com

Sue Bloom Sunday, January 21, 6:30-8:30PM An artist by training, Bloom is an experienced and accomplished photographer who rethinks and reworks the possibilities of digital photography. Her work is striking, creative, symbolic and complex. website: http://www.suebloom.com/index.html email: sue@suebloom.com

Robert Miller Sunday, February 18, 6:30-8:30PM Deputy Director of Photography, The Washington Post Miller's journalistic focus is on the news and news images. He currently covers the administration, and previously covered the 2016 presidential campaign. His black and white images are powerful and direct, honest and at times playful. They consistently feature a strong narrative and a clear point of view. Instagram: @rmillerphotoeditor email: robert.miller@washpost.com

Again, interested photographers should sign up for the Photo Portfolio Critique Workshop at Photoworks, choosing the Master Photographer they'd like to review their own portfolio -- the workshop costs $100 and the sign up is at Glen Echo Park's website -- http://www.ssreg.com/glenechopark/classes/classes.asp?courseid=35086&catid=4403.

If you have any questions, please contact Karen Keating, Director of Photoworks, at kwkeating@comcast.net.