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February 8, 2024: “Life Through a Lens: 51 Years of Seeking the Light” with Billy Howard | Monthly Meeting

Our February Monthly Meeting will be on February 8, 2024 at 6:45 pm!

The monthly club meeting is a free event for anyone who shares a passion for photography, from the total beginner with your phone to a professional with multiple gear sets. Please join us in-person or online and invite anyone who may be interested in exploring and learning about photography!

We meet at Atlanta Tech Park at 107 Technology Parkway, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092. You are welcome to arrive at 6:15 pm for fellowship and social time to meet new and current members. ​

Join Zoom Meeting on February 8, 2024 at 6:45 pm!

Our February Speaker is Billy Howard and the topic will be "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

About Billy Howard:

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.

Check out Billy's photography:

Hope you can join us for the February Meeting on February 8th!
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