port of harlem magazine
mike jones state farm
In Photographs: Washington DC: City of Interest, City of Change
February 25 – March 10, 2021
Sue Barnes

george tolbert

The Exposure Group African American Photographers Association and the FotoCraft Camera Club, in collaboration with the DC Public Library, has opened “Washington DC: City of Interest, City of Change,” a virtual exhibition series on the photographic history of the District of Columbia. The series features photographs by African American photographers and shine a light on the importance of visually telling our story of the city.

The virtual exhibit opened Thursday, February 11, 2021 and be on display thru Saturday, March 20, 2021. The exhibit features seven virtual galleries curated by members of both organizations.

Also, virtual panel discussions take place March 4 and 18. The discussions will begin at 7 pm.

Featured Exposure Group photographers are: Sandy Adams, Bonita Bing, Cleveland Bryant Jr, Zandra Chestnut, Montgomery Crawford, Jeanine Cummins, Rick Dean, W. Bruce Fagin, Lisa Fanning, Sharon Farmer, Maurice G. Fitzgerald, Beatrice McBride, Leigh Mosley, Karl Rudd, Edward Savwoir, Francesca Scott, Michael G. Smith, George Dalton Tolbert IV, and Milton Williams.

Featured FotoCraft photographers are: Bob Fentriss, John Francis, Johnathan French, Kimberly Forehand, William Gibson, Roland Johnson, Irene Kellogg, Deborah Crain Kemp, Rodney Ladson, Sonnie Mason, and Eric White.

Deceased Fotocraft members include: Edward Fletcher, Ted Lewis, Robert McNeill, John Pinkard, and William Underdue.

FotoCraft Camera Club, founded in 1937, has always been capturing and preserving images of life in Washington, DC. The founding members of the FotoCraft Camera Club, a group of African American photographers met at the 12th Street YMCA, later known as the Anthony Bowen YMCA in northwest Washington, DC, which was for African American men.

The Exposure Group is a membership driven; non-profit professional organization open to photographers worldwide since 1978. The mission of the organization is to improve the skills, professionalism, and productivity of its members through information, education, demonstration, and compensation in the photography business.

Note: George Tolbert 30-minute interview on Port Of Harlem Talk Radio.

Magazine Cover Photo: Howard University Marching Band, September 10, 2006. The opening of photography exhibit, "Banding Together: School Bands as Instruments of Opportunity" at the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum. Photo by Bonita Bing.

Return to this issue's Main Page
sign up
follow us on
facebook  instagram twitter  youtube
Advertisers | Contact Us | Events | Links | Media Kit | Our Company | Payments Pier
Press Room | Print Cover Stories Archives | Electronic Issues and Talk Radio Archives | Writer's Guidelines