So You Think You Can Shoot?

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Have you ever had anyone other than your friends and family look at your photos?  If you’re an aspiring photographer, you probably should.  When your mom introduces you to her friends by saying, “This is my daughter – she’s an amazing photographer,” it just doesn’t hold that much weight in the real world.  With FotoWeek coming up, you’ll have a few chances to show your work to professionals, including this great opportunity brought to you by Civilian Art Projects:

“Submit 3 images for $25 by email before Nov. 10th. Images will be projected for the panel and the audience in the order received on Nov. 13th starting at 3pm. The panel will dialogue about each image offering pointers, advice and edits. All work will be projected anonymously but you can ‘out’ yourself if you feel like it. The best 3 photographers will have work published on!”

The panel consists of Mary Cahill (Deputy Photo Editor, Martha Stewart Omnimedia), Avi Gupta (Photo Editor, U.S. News & World Report), David Hicks (Senior Photo Editor, Washingtonian), and Dee Swann (Senior Photo Editor, The deadline to submit your images is at 11PM on Wednesday November 10th, so start looking for your top three photos tonight (after you help your mom with the dishes).

Hailing from the Mile High City, Max has also lived in Tinsel Town, the Emerald City, as well as the City of Brotherly Love. Now a District resident, he likes to write about cool photos by local photographers, the DC restaurant and bar scene, or anything else that pops into his mind.

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