Programs

Gordon Parks Young Photographers Competition

The Gordon Parks Young Photographers Competition is presented each year for amateur photographers only. Ages 10 through 18 years may enter. Named in honor of the famed author, photographer, film maker Gordon Parks as a continuing inspiration to the youth to seek a positive outlet through the art of photography or whatever discipline you choose.

Here's the entry form.

This year's winners will be announced on Saturday August 17, 2013 at the J. Erik Jonsson Downtown Dallas Public Library

Deadline and mail postdate for entries is August 6, 2013. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners will be announced Saturday August 17, 2013, after the Young Photographers Guest Lecture Program, which begins at 1pm at the J. Erik Jonsson Library, Downtown Dallas Branch located at 1515 Young Street, just across from Dallas City Hall. More info to come.

RC Hickman Young Photographers Workshop

Begins Saturday, June 15, 2013

The RC Hickman Young Photographers Workshop is a program presented each Summer as a fun outlet for students to become acquainted with the artistic use of the camera. Activities are planned in which the students travel to various locations in the Metroplex, take pictures then return to the photo lab and develop and process the film into pictures. This year, the RC Hickman Young Photographers Workshop is being held at the J. Erik Jonsson Downtown Branch Library located at 1515 Young Street, across from Dallas City Hall.

The students meet others becoming acquainted with the camera. Lunch is served each time the workshop meets, and culminates with an inspirational program featuring a guest lecturer photographer sharing his/her experience and success. The RC Hickman Young Photographers Workshop meets each Saturday and ends Saturday July 27, 2013. There are no requirements to bring your camera unless you want to. Ages 10 - 18 only. We want your child to feel welcome to learn and have some fun even though we're not all living in the best of times right now, if you're interested in filling your child's schedule with this positive activity just call 214-716-7481 or email to artistelaine2@juno.com because we feel that your child deserves a chance to learn, especially if there is a desire. The fee for the RC Hickman Young Photographers Workshop is $25.

Here's the entry form.
For More Information: Call 214-716-7481

The Young Photographers Guest Lecture Series

The Young Photographers Guest Lecture Series is an inspirational program that is presented each year to inform students, aspirants, photography peers, shutterbugs and the general public on the 5 w's for their choice of photography. Highly acclaimed, talented, photographers in their resepected fields of endeavor take the podium to share what its like behind the camera, why they chose photography and their techniques for taking the best photos ever seen.