NBFPD 2016 Schedule

5th Annual National Black Female Photographers Day—September 10, 2016

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:

Orlando, FL:

Tour Winter Park and historic Hannibal Square area (possible model shoot!)

Meet at 10 am Winter Park Farmer’s Market, Winter Park, FL.

Walk Leader: Tracy Turner. Phone: 614-581-4231; Email: Tracy@royalmephotography.com. Website: www.royalmephotography.com

Lunch will be at The Coop (610 West Morse Blvd. Winter Park, FL 32789).

New York (Brooklyn): Tour Dumbo (Dumbo (http://dumbonyc.com/), Fort Greene Park (https://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/fort-greene-park/history), Williamsburg. Walk route help: http://tinyurl.com/j8nq5cm

Meet at 10am atBrooklyn Bridge Park (at Jane’s Carousel).

Walk Leader: Vonecia Carswell. Phone: 917-268-1110; Email: info@voneciacarswell.com. Website: voneciacarswell.com

Lunch will be at Sweet Science Restaurant, 135 Graham Ave (http://www.sweetsciencebklyn.com/).

Newark, NJTour The historic downtown Newark Area (https://goo.gl/maps/xtzLn9LEku72). Meet at 10 am at Newark Penn Station (exact location TBA). 

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

Lunch will be at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (http://www.dinosaurbarbque.com/menu-newark)

DallasTour the canals and downtown Las Colinas. Be prepared to play a photo game covering such things as rule of thirds, leading lines and layers and depth.

Meet at 10 am at Las Colinas Canals (220 Las Colinas Blvd E, Irving, TX 75039). 

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

Lunch will be at Lunch will be at The Cellar Restaurant, 220 E. Las Colinas Blvd Suite 260S Irving, TX 75039

New Orleans: Tour through the infamous French Market through Jackson Square and end the walk on the River Walk. Route map: “https://www.google.com/maps/d/embed?mid=1XzO3Osy9A6MRRMSvDDbhhpYvwso

Meet at 10 am at French Market (1235 North Peters Street, New Orleans, La. 70116. http://www.frenchmarket.org/)

Walk Leader: Denige Magee. Phone: 985-773-0707; Email: denigephotography@gmail.com. Website: denigephotography.com

Lunch will be at Oceana Grill (739 Conti Street New Orleans, LA 70117. http://www.oceanagrill.com/Home).

Oakland, CA:  Tour the Black Pea Festival.

Meet at 11 am at Mosswood park (3612 Webster Street).

Walk Leader: Sonjhai Meggette. Phone: (510)938-2525. Email: esotericimages@gmail.com. Website: esotericimages.com

Lunch will be at Kingston 11 restaurant (2270 Telegraph Ave. Oakland, CA) 94612

Norfolk, VA: Conduct a photographic exploration of the historic Freemason District of Norfolk, VA. Walk route map: (https://www.google.com/maps/place/West+Freemason,+Norfolk,+VA/@36.8509335,-76.2947381,17z/data=%214m2%213m1%211s0x89ba9872a925474f:0x6ae8d8acb38ae9ec_)

Meet at 8:30am at Freemason Parking Garage (161 W. Freemason St., Norfolk, VA)

Walk Leader: Diane Joyner. Phone: 434-607-1901. Email: dianejoynerphotography@gmail.com. Website: www.dianejoynerphotography.com.

Lunch will be at the Freemason Abbey restaurant (209 W. Freemason St, Norfolk, VA)

Charleston, SC: Tour the Charleston Battery, Waterfront Park and surrounding areas.

Meet at 9 am at 2 Murray Blvd Charleston,SC 29401. Will start at White Point Garden by the Gazebo.

Walk Leader: Jennifer Wilson. Phone: 843-302-7993. Email: jen.wilson782@gmail.com. Website: www.jentwilsonphoto.com

Lunch will be at The Charleston Crab Houst (41 S. Market St. Charleston,SC 29401)

Chicago, IL: Capture the skyline of navy Pier and the overall beauty surrounding Lake Michigan. Walk route map (https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Navy+Pier,+East+Grand+Avenue,+Chicago,+IL/Flat+Top+Grill,+South+Wabash+Avenue,+Chicago,+IL/@41.8864693,-87.6256019,15z/am=t/data=!3m1!4b1!4m14!4m13!1m5!1m1!1s0x880e2b4dbcea30b5:0x5d2c08792453c6a1!2m2!1d-87.607291!2d41.8916201!1m5!1m1!1s0x880e2ca48983cdf1:0x5d2a67e1d520723e!2m2!1d-87.6264033!2d41.8810816!3e2)

Meet at 10am at Navy Pier by main entrance.

Walk Leader: Adrienne Imani. Phone: 872-588-1070. Email: adrienne.imani@gmail.com. Website: www.aipixmotion.com.

Lunch will be at Flat Top Grill (30 S. Wabash).

Philadelphia, PA: Tour Downtown Philadelphia, Ben Franklin Bridge, Old City and Chinatown. Walk route map: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1p2kDE6gVzGQsjo0pbyXKmDiIkYU&usp=sharing

Meet at 10 am at The Bourse (21S. 5th Street Philadelphia, Pa 19106)

Walk Leader: Ra Hall. Phone:856-465-5756. Email: artthrutheeyeovra@gmail.com. Website: artthrutheeyeovra.wordpress.com

Lunch will be at Shoppes at the Bourse 21 S. 5th street Food Court.

El Paso, TX: Tour Historic Downtown El Paso. Photograph El Paso culture, food, historic buildings and people.

Meet at 10 am at Union Plaza in Downtown El Paso.

Walk Leader: Katrina Moffett. Phone: 915-229-1803. Email: gracedrewphotography@gmail.com. Website: www.gracedrewphotography.wordpress.com

Lunch will be at L&J’s (3622 E Missouri Ave
El Paso, TX)

Greensboro, NC: Tour the shops, museums and cultural art center of the Downtown Greensboro District. There will be models during this tour.

Meet at 11 am at the office of the Walk Leader, Toni Shaw: 111 West Lewis Street Greensboro, NC // HQ Building.

Walk Leader: Toni Shaw. Phone: 336-420-4980. Email: shawtechnology@gmail.com. Website: www.shawphotographygroup.com

Lunch will be at Mellow Mushroom (609 S Elm St, Greensboro, NC 27406)

Cincinnati, OH: Tour Smale Riverfront Park (http://www.mysmaleriverfrontpark.org/take_a_tour.htm)

Meet at 10 am at Smale Park in front of Moerlein Lager House (walk route: https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Smale+Riverfront+Park,+100+Ted+Berry+Way,+Cincinnati,+OH+45202/Fountain+Square,+520+Vine+Street,+Cincinnati,+OH+45202/data=!4m8!4m7!1m2!1m1!1s0x8841b145aeb15e2d:0x37362a33872320c!1m2!1m1!1s0x8841b3d47410517d:0xc6a5ed3b78ebe61a!3e2)

Walk Leader: Nicole Mayes. Phone: 513-376-5168.  Email: nicolejmay@gmail.com. Website: www.143-photography.com.

Lunch will be at Moerlein Lager House (115 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202)

Washington DC: Tour the Navy Yard area capturing modern landscaping, architecture, and water features to end in the tour in Anacostia. 

Meet at 10 am at the steps of the USDOT Building (1200 New Jersey Ave SE).

Walk Leader: Arlie Visions. Phone: (347)292-7543. Email: lightimagined@gmail.com. Website: www.simplyarlie.com

Lunch will be at the Uniontown Bar and Grill (2200 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE Washington, DC 20020).

Atlanta: Tour Little Five Points for great street/people photography (walk route link: https://goo.gl/maps/6wgf18gxJor)

Meet at 10 am in front of Variety Playhouse (1099 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307)

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

Lunch will be at Vortex Restaurant (438 Moreland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307)



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 National Black Female Photographers Day 2015.

Stay tuned!

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