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Bring your face masks, hand sanitizer, telephoto lenses, extra batteries and water! We're shooting the historic 2020 March on Washington!
CHOOSE YOUR CHALLENGE:
1. Create a series of images (a minimum of 5) which work together to tell the story of the 2020 March on Washington. The story does not have to be chronological, but must be subject matter related.
Discover how to use several images to convey an idea or story that one image could not communicate.
Explore a subject in a detailed manner using both wide and closeup shots to better communicate.
Learn how to edit many images into a concise series that communicates a single idea or event.
2. Shot List Scavenger Hunt: Compete against other Afrotographers to knock out all the images in this meet’s shot list. You’ll get your shot list on the day of the meet! Work in teams or work solo dolo.
For The Day Of...
10 a.m. - Gather at the World War II Memorial Fountain
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Program
March - 1 p.m.
Conclusion - 3 p.m.
We will gather at the World War II Memorial at 10am then we’ll walk over to the Lincoln Memorial. The organizers have everyone meeting there for the program. The march will travel from there to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial.
The Rev. Al Sharpton, Martin Luther King III, the National Action Network, Attorney Benjamin Crumps and the families of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Eric Garner and others.
Buses are traveling from around the country to bring participants to the march.
Those who plan to participate should be aware that face coverings are required in public in Washington, D.C. due to the coronavirus pandemic.