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February 8, 2024
6:45 PM - 8:30 PM
Atlanta Tech Park
107 Technology Parkway
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092
This event is free and open to the public.
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Peachtree Corners Photography Club February Meeting

Thursday, February 8, 2024

Our main speaker is Mr. Billy Howard, and his topic is "Life Through A Lens: 51 Years of Seeking the Light" Come and be inspired by Billy’s experience and approach to a highly successful, lifelong photography career. What Billy will talk about: - How a five-decade career developed out of a high school hobby - Finding meaning and purpose in your work - Choosing long term projects and finding support - Photography as memoir - Finding a balance between personal and professional photography - Finding a repository for a life’s worth of photography

Billy Howard is a documentary photographer and writer based in Atlanta, GA. He is a Rosalynn Carter Fellow in Mental Health Journalism and a National Endowment for the Arts/Southern Arts Federation Photography Fellow and holds an honorary Doctor of Literature degree from St Andrews College in North Carolina. His work has been exhibited with the Smithsonian Folk Life Festival, the Library of Congress, Vogue Italia, and throughout Japan. He was a 2016 Photolucida Critical Mass 50 Photographer, and he has been featured on Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, and with WABE on Morning Edition. Howard produced the first full-length documentary book on the AIDS pandemic: Epitaphs for the Living: Words and Images in the Time of AIDS. His photographs, negatives, correspondence, and ephemera from that project were acquired by Emory University’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, which also acquired his work Portrait of Spirit, produced for the 1996 Paralympic Games. All the details about the meeting can be found at this link: You can also join by Zoom at this link: Meeting ID: 857 6357 0033 Passcode: 007390
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