NBFPD 2015 Schedule

 4th Annual National Black Female Photographers Day—September 12, 2015

copyright Tyson Pough

copyright Tyson Pough

National Black Female Photographers Day is an opportunity for our sisters in photography to reach out to their communities and with them, explore the beauty of their cities through guided photo tours. Each tour will be led by a BFP group member in these participating cities:

**This list is subject to change and more cities may be added, along with tour information:

Dallas: Tour Fair Park (http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/city-guides/dallas-walking-tour-1/).

Meet at 9am at the Original Main Gate on Parry Avenue Walk Area

Walk Leader: Tyson Pough (www.tysonpough.com). Email: tyson@tysonpough.com. Phone: 214-566-6435

Lunch will be at El Fenix 1601 Mckinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75202


Atlanta: Tour Historic Oakland Cemetery. It is a showplace of sculpture and architecture, and a botanical preserve with ancient oaks and magnolias. It is also a flourishing wildlife habitat, public park and picturesque setting less than a mile from the heart of downtown Atlanta.

Meet at 10 am at the Security Guard House just inside the entrance to Oakland Cemetery-248 Oakland Ave SE-Atlanta, GA 30312.

Walk Leader: Jena Jones (www.f2photos.com). Email: info@f2photos.com. Phone: (404) 275-9240

Lunch will be at Six Feet Under (http://sixfeetunderatlanta.com/locations-hours/grant-park)


San Francisco Bay AreaTour Point Lobos State Reserve through the Cypress Grove Trail (http://www.pointlobos.org/sites/default/files/images/Cypress_Grove_2013.pdf ).

Meet at 8:30 am in the Cypress Trail parking lot.

Walk Leader: Dorothy Holford (www.kwmartsandtours.com). Email: info@koolworldmedia.com. Phone: 408.509.6773 

Lunch will be at the Sandbar & Grill (Wharf #2, Monterey, CA 93940. http://www.sandbarandgrillmonterey.com)

To learn more detailed information about this walk check the Walk Leader’s website: http://www.kwmartsandtours.com/#!national-black-female-photographers-day/c1uxp.


Richmond, VA: Tour the Turning Basin at the Richmond Canal Walk and onto the 17th Street Farmers Market in Shockoe Bottom (http://www.rvariverfront.com/sites/turningbasin.html).

Meet at 7:30 am for group shots and headshots at First Freedom Center, 14 S. 14th Street, Richmond, VA. Walking portion of tour will then start at 9am.

Walk Leader: Ava Reaves (http://www.avareavesimages.com). Email: avareavesimages@gmail.com. Phone: 804 920-1344

Lunch will be at 11:00a.m at Sweet Teas, 1700 E. Main St., Richmond, VA 23223 (http://sweetteascuisine.com/ )


Washington DC: Tour sites from Union Station to the Smithsonian Museums.

Meet at 9am at Union Station, Capitol Hill Washington, DC.

Walk Leader: Kerri Redding (http://keredding.com/).  Email: kerri@keredding.com.  

Lunch will be at the Museum of the American Indian’s Mitisam Cafe (http://nmai.si.edu/visit/washington/mitsitam-cafe/)

For more detailed information visit the Walk Leader’s website: http://keredding.com/black-female-photographers-2015/#.VZxO1u1Vikp


Jersey City, NJ: Tour the waterfront on the Hudson River.

Meet at 10 am at the PATH Train Station at Exchange Place, Jersey City.

Walk Leader: Mary Brown (www.marybphoto.com). Email: mary@marybphotography.com. Phone: 201-407-9502.

Lunch will be at Zeppelin Hall (88 Liberty View Dr., Jersey City, NJ 07302. http://www.zeppelinhall.com/)


Los Angeles, CA: Tour Historic Venice Beach. Map: https://goo.gl/maps/wDoa5.

Meet at 9am at Bellissimo Venice Market *across the street* from the public parking lot on Pacific Ave @ North Venice Blvd. (68 North Venice Blvd. LA CA 90291)

Walk Leader: Ysa Adams (http://incitephoto.com). Email: contact@incitephoto.com. Phone: 310.826.5067

Lunch will be at either Seed Kitchen or Danny’s Venice (TBD).

To learn more detailed information about this walk check the Walk Leader’s website: http://www.incitephoto.com/national-black-female-photographers-day-2015


Philadelphia, PA: Tour the history and art of Philadelphia, ending at The Art Museum area of Philadelphia. Map: https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=zqMFmso3Del4.kxp2O59HhbGw&usp=sharing

Meet at 10am at 30th Street Station in front of Cosi’s

Walk Leader: Ra Hall (https://artthrutheeyeovra.wordpress.com). Email: artthrutheeyeovra@gmail.com. Phone: 856-465-5756

Lunch will be at Sabrina’s in the Powelton section near Drexel University.


Raleigh/Durham (Triangle), NC: Tour main attractions of Downtown Raleigh.

Meet at 10am at the corner of Parham/Wolfe street for introductions and a group shot.  From there the group will travel North towards Martin street along Moore Square, in the direction of the Raleigh Convention Center.

Walk Leader: Niada Cradle (www.niadacradlephotography.com). Email: niadacradlephoto@gmail.com. Phone: 919-274-5512.

Lunch will be at Vic’s Italian Restaurant (331 Blake St. Raleigh NC 27601). If crowded: Beasley’s Chicken +Honey (237 S. Wilmington, ST. Raleigh, NC 27601 919-322-0127)


Charleston, SC: Tour the market, waterfront and Rainbow Row in downtown Charleston (map: http://www.bing.com/search?q=charleston%20city%20market%20address&pc=cosp&ptag=N1234D010114A316A5D3C6E&form=CONBDF&conlogo=CT3210127)

Meet at 10 am at Charleston City Market (188 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29401)

Walk Leader: Kim Craven (www.kimcravenphotography.com). Email: kimcraven@kimcravenphotography.com. Phone: 843-478-9136

Lunch will be a snap and chat lunch at Another Broken Egg Cafe (www.anotherbrokenegg.com) 99 S Market St, Charleston, SC 29401


Oklahoma City, OK: Tour downtown Oklahoma City and support a photographer project reveal.

Meet at 9 am downtown at 4th & Robinson at the OKC Bombing Memorial.

Walk Leader: Jenni Woods (www.jenniwoodsphotography.com). Email: jenniwoodsphotography@gmail.com. Phone: 405-623-9558

Lunch will be at Joey’s Pizzeria (700 E. Sheridan Ave OKC, OK 73102 www.joeyspizzeriaokc.com)


Columbus, OH: Tour historic King Lincoln District (http://kinglincolndistrict.com/) and CCAD College of Art.

Meet at 10am at Lincoln Theater in front of black bag lady statue.

Walk Leader: Norma Gripper. Email: norma.gripper@gmail.com. Phone:  614-446-7975

Lunch will be at Zanzibar Brews (http://www.zanzibarbrews.biz)


New York, NY: Tour the history behind the landmarks of Brooklyn Heights.

Meet at 10 am at St. Ann & The Holy Trinity, 157 Montague Street, Brooklyn NY 11201

Walk Leader: Pascale Duthel (Www.facebook.com/onevisiononedream) Email: Pascaleduthel@yahoo.com. Phone: 516-359-4873

Lunch will be at Pedro’s,  73 Jay street Brooklyn New York.


Orlando, FL: Tour the Park Ave shopping district, the Winter Park Farmers Market and Hannibal Square Heritage Center.

Meet at 9am at the park across from 290 S. Park Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789, at the corner of Park Avenue and New England Ave.

Walk Leader: Tracy Turner (www.royalmephotography.com). Email: theroyalme@gmail.com. Phone: 614-581-4231.

Lunch will be at Dexter’s Restaurant in the Hanibal Square area. 558 W New England Ave Ste 100, Winter Park, FL 37289.


Houston, TX: Tour the area in and around the Market Square Park.

Meet at 10am at Market Square Park, 301 Milam Houston, Texas 77002

Walker Leader: Tomayia Colvin (www.tomayiacolvin.com). Email: info@tomayiacolvin.com. Phone: 713-449-5190.

Lunch will be at Frank’s Pizza, directly across the street from the park.


We have received incredible national exposure for this event, including an article in Headline News (sister company of CNN):


This is a great way to be introduced to the Black Female Photographers group and explore the art of photography with knowledgeable women. Afterwards there will be an opportunity for a casual lunch to network and learn more about the group and tour participants (all participants are responsible for paying for their own lunches).

Browse our gallery from last year’s epic NBFPD 2014 event.

Stay tuned!

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