Want to see your own photos featured as part of the Festival’s virtual presence? Join us on Flickr. We select a gallery of our favorites every day, and we take them to a wider audience by sharing them on our Festival blog. You can even meet your fellow photographers in person, next Saturday, July 6, at the very first Smithsonian Folklife Festival Photowalk.
Photographers selected for the final Best of the Festival Gallery will receive free Festival merchandise in acknowledgement of their contributions.
Be sure to tag your photos #2013Folklife.
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Returning to moderate the Flickr Group and select the galleries for the third year in a row is Ariel Fielding, a former Folklife Festival Fellow in Community and Online Engagement. Ariel first learned to use an SLR camera and a darkroom at the age of six, and has an enduring interest in documentary photography. She recently collaborated with photographer Michael Barker on ‘ALPHA Alternative School 1972/2012,’ an ethnographic art project based on environmental portraiture.