Today is the final day to catch Look – Charlottesville Festival of the Photograph. The festival describes itself as "three days of peace, love, and photography. A festival for those that love the still image, celebrating the careers of lengendary artists, emerging tallent, and the best work from the year." It is a not for profit event developed by photographers and consisting of exhitits, workshops, interviews, and screenings attracting professional and amateur photographers from around the world.
The three featured presenters are:
Mary Ellen Mark – exhibit: Prom, at the McGuffy Art Center, June 6-30
Joel Peter Witkin – exhibit: The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, at the Second Street Gallery, June 6-26
James Nachtwey – exhibit: The unvanquished, at Les Yeux du Monde, June 6-30
During the festival the Charlottesville Downtown pedestrian mall has been transformed with huge photographic banners. There are also many other exhibits in conjunction with the festival at galleries throughout Charlottesville, Virginia during June.
For more information on the festival click here.