Nikon USA will be offering their online photography classes free until Dec 31,2020.Thanks Nikon. Many years ago I was the Vice President of Business Development for Blue Pixel Digital Experts. Blue Pixel wrote the original curriculum for the Nikon Digital School of Photography. Today I am still a Nikon user.
We are excited that the Georgetown Texas Photography Festival co-hosted with the Williamson Museum will be held on the Square in Georgetown,Texas March 20,2021
.Businesses on the Square host our featured photographers in their stores.
The featured photographers this year will be:
DonRypka: Former UPI photographer Washington DC, AFP Regional Deputy Director,Director of photography La Nation_Argentina and Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in News Photography.
Todd Plybon: After suffering severe life changing injuries in Afghanistan Todd was able to participate in photography classes via the Independence Program which is a part of the Wounded Warrior Project. Todd photographs scenes around Austin,Texas.
Anna Kraft: Anna grew up designing and creating her large family's annual Christmas photo. She celebrates families, the women who create them and making her clients home a
beautiful space with portraiture that shows the deep and inseparable love of family.
Randy Dykstra: Randy first started taking photographs over 40 years ago in high school. Randy loves the outdoors, nature and is an avid backpacker. His love of nature, wildlife and photography has always been a huge passion of his. Today Randy leads photography classes on locations if you have an inkling.
Dawn Richardson: Dawn Richardson was featured as one of the top Texas Travel Photographers to follow on Instagram. Like many Texas travel photographers she has a fondness for the far West Texas. "There is beauty of a different kind beyond what one sees at first glance.
Emily Roberson: LightWorx Studio creates one of a kind Photographic art using a technique called "Painting with Light". This technique is done in the camera and not Photoshop. Using a tripod an extended exposure and lots of light painting tools.
Kim Hancock: Kim is an artist, an author, a storyteller. a mother, a hopeless romantic, a Texan a journalist, an animal lover, a college graduate, a friend, a computer geek, a wife a naturalist, a perpetual learner and the list goes on.
Cristina Schleifer: A native of Camaguey,Cuba, Cristina now calls Georgetown,Texas home. Ms. Schleier has traveled throughout the Americas, Europe, North Africa and Asia as a documentary photographer. She has had numerous exhibits and tried photo shows.
Julie Copenhaver: Julie is an experienced multimedia/content producer with a forte in photography, videography, online marketing and publications. She has a passion for telling stories, documenting moments and helping people and organizations achieve success through creativity and commuications.
Bailey Flores: Bailey's aim is to capture authentic moments and connections. She strives to create photographs that tell stories, show individual connections, emotions and love.
Randy Kerr: Randy Kerr is a career professional photographer that teaches improv lighting skills and is the host of Light Austin Live’s Facebook symposiums. His body of work on display comes from Randy’s online Benevolent Gallery. The images cover a variety of local, national, and global lighting education and mission efforts.
Tina Strickland: Tina is a women's empowerment photographer based in Austin,Texas. We are excited she has agreed to join us.
We are excited to announce the Georgetown Texas Photography Festival will be back March 20,2021. We will be featuring photographers in some of the businesses on the Square in beautiful Georgetown,Texas. Photo Walks will be available and maybe a few surprises. Can't wait to see everyone out there.
After a lot of thought and listening to the directives of Governor Abbott we have decided to cancel the Georgetown Texas Photography Festival scheduled for Aug 22,2020. Due to increased and overwhelming concerns about the COVID-19 virus, we felt this was the best way to proceed during such an unprecedented global situation. We are very disappointed that we are unable to hold this event for our photography community and our Georgetown,Texas community. We would like to thank the invited featured photographers, photo instructors and photo walk leaders and Precision Camera for their support. Hopefully we will be back in 2021.
Don't forget to keep your masks on and your lens caps off.
All of the plans have not been finalized but we are moving forward with the Georgetown Texas Photography Festival which had to be postponed in March 2020 due to the sheltering in place order. The event is now scheduled for August 22, 2020 still on the Square in beautiful Georgetown, Texas. The Williamson Museum is the co-host with David Valdez. We will have featured photographers in select businesses on the Square. There will be scheduled photo walks with a professional photographer leading each one. The class times and locations have had to be adjusted and are not yet finalized. Once those details have been determined, they will be posted here and on the Williamson Museum web site. This is the link when we post that information.
Can't wait to see everyone.
Bring your cameras, masks and hand sanitizer.
Precision Camera in Austin,Texas hosts on line photography classes. Many of them are free but even the ones you have to pay for are very reasonable. Check them out Precision Camera Below is a screen shot from the Precision Camera website.
Remember Precision Camera supports the Georgetown Texas Photography Festival.
Since we are all home looking for things to do Nikon is offering all of their classes on line for free for the month of April 2020. Thank you Nikon for doing that. Here is the link to the
For the health and safety of our community, The Williamson Museum has rescheduled the Georgetown Texas Photography Festival From Saturday, March 21, 2020 to Saturday, August 22, 2020.
If you registered for a class they will also be rescheduled. Please feel free to request a refund if the new date does not work for you. Thank you for your interest and support of the Williamson Museum and the Georgetown Texas Photography Festival.
Please stay connected and continue to participate in other exciting scheduled events held at the Williamson Museum.
Saturday March 21,2000 the Georgetown Texas Photography Festival is hosting some great classes. Join us by registering for the classes at:
The Second Annual Georgetown Texas Photography Festival