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Megan Ledbetter at the National Portrait Gallery

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© Megan Ledbetter
ETSU Alum Megan Ledbetter (BFA 2008) was recently interviewed on the National Portrait Gallery's face to face blog about her work that is included in this year's Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition. The exhibition will be on display at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington DC until February 23, 2014.
Check out Megan's interview here.

Darkroom Notations from Magnum Photos' Master Printer

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Check out this really interesting article on Pablo Inirio, master printer for Magnum Photos in NYC, and how he has printed some of the most iconic photographs of all time.

And yes, your prints could probably be better.

Upcoming Exhibitions

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© Jeff Whetstone
Jeff Whetstone | Pattern of Man
Catherine J. Smith Gallery, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
September 9 - October 11, 2013
Artist Lecture: Wednesday September 11, 6:30 pm
Opening Reception: Thursday September 12, 5:30 - 7 pm

© Joshua Dudley Greer
Joshua Dudley Greer | Point Pleasant
Paul Mesaros Gallery, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
September 5 - October 3, 2013
Artist Lecture and Reception: Thursday September 26, 5 - 8 pm

Exhibition Opening: Here and There

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Please join us this FIRST FRIDAY September 6, 2013 for the opening of Here & There, a group exhibition featuring recent work from ETSU photography students. The opening reception will be held from 7 to 9pm at Nelson Fine Art Center at 324 E. Main St. in downtown Johnson City.
The exhibition will run from September 6 to September 26, 2013 and will feature work by Alan Beuris, Jessica Blaylock, Emily Denton, Trish Gibson, Lyn Govette, Joshua Harr, Jess Hillyer, Matthew Jessie, Megan King, Misty Scott and Katie Sheffield.
Free wine and food from EarthFare!

Encouraging News from the World of Analog Photography

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ILFORD recently announced the opening of a new North American lab to meet the increasing demand for B&W film processing and traditional printing. The lab, based in San Clemente, California, will be part of the ILFORD DIRECT LAB mail-in service allowing customers to get their 35mm or 120 film developed and receive actual silver prints. Of course if you're reading this blog, you should be processing your own film and making prints in your own darkroom, but it is good news nevertheless. 
For more information, check out the ILFORD DIRECT LAB site here.