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Augusta Photography Festival set to begin this week

Augusta Photo Festival; Source: Augusta Canal National Heritage Area Augusta Photo Festival; Source: Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

The Augusta Photography Festival is set to begin Friday, Oct. 21.

The festival will last ten days, beginning with a kickoff celebration followed by dozens of planned activities and ending with the closing awards presentation for the photo competition. There will be an opening reception on Oct. 21 at the Snelling Center located at 3165 Washington Rd, Augusta, GA 30907? at 6 p.m. The keynote speaker will be Canon Explorer of Light photographer Eddie Tapp presenting "Eye to Eye: A creative challenge". The event is free.

Topics covered over the course of the festival will range from beginning digital photography to advanced studio lighting and walks through photo sites normally closed off to the public. The closing awards presentation will be Oct. 30. 

For more information and a list of all planned activities, visit the website at augustaphotofestival.org.

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