The 2020 Exposed DC Photography Show is just around the corner. We’ll be announcing the Best in Show winners next week, so stay tuned to find out which five images caught our guest judges’ attention. Get your tickets now for opening night where you can see all of the winning images in person, enjoy an open bar, and purchase an exhibition magazine as well as any of your favorite photos.
- AMERICANA by Doug Menuez opens tonight at the Leica Store DC, 7 p.m., free. The works on view provide an intimate glimpse of his ongoing documentation of the contemporary North American cultural landscape.
- Join AU Museum Director Jack Rasmussen and curator Leah Bendavid-Val as they discuss the life and work of longtime National Geographic photographer Volkmar Wentzel tomorrow, 4 p.m., free.
- Exposed alum Geoff Livingston chatted with Noe Todorovich about the 2020 Exposed DC Photography Show on his Show Me Podcast. Hear a bit about the selection process, upcoming show, and some of the featured images.
- Tonight, the Embassy of Argentina is hosting a First Friday Art Walk in which they present three exhibitions, including one featuring panoramic photography by José Andrés Basbus, 6-8 p.m.
- Photographer Wilson Webb captured the cast of Little Women using the collodion process, a photographic style popular during the mid 1800s.
- Interested in your own tintype wet plate collodion? Head to Rhizome DC to get your very own 5×7 portrait for $50 on Sunday, 1-4 p.m.
- Aurora hunters have discovered a new type of aurora called “dunes,” which are formed in a thin layer around 60 miles above sea level.