Exposed alum Amanda Archibald is teaching a series of workshops at the Petworth Library. Next Saturday, May 20, go on a photo walk/scavenger hunt in Petworth — Connecting Photos to Stories will guide you in telling your own story, or someone else’s, through creative photography practices (free.) On Sunday, June 11, learn about the ideal digital camera settings for the type of photographs you want to take — DSLR and Mirrorless Camera Basics: Learn to use that fancy camera ($50.)
The 2017 RFK Human Rights awards for photography were announced Wednesday. Laurie Skrivan of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch won for her story of families living with poverty and gun violence in St. Louis and Ferguson, Missouri. Daniella Zalcman was honored for her work on the legacy of Indian Residential Schools in Canada designed to forcibly assimilate indigenous children into Western culture, which was featured in last year’s FotoWeek DC exhibition. The awards will be presented May 23 at the Newseum.