About the Book
The Jefferson County Fair, an old vcitorian house, pigs, kids on a school bus, Lucky's Bait and Tack Shop, John Brown's hanging, May Day Queens, black snakes, a graveyard, and boyscouts cutting a flag; just a few of the subjects photographically interpreted by seven photographers working on "The Jefferson County Photography Project" from July 2009 trhough May 2010. The project, supported by a grant through The Art Alliance and Humanities of Jefferson County, was director by photographer, Benita Keller. The project with photo workshops was designed to promote the art process of black and white film photography in Jefferson County, West Virginia. Photographers in the project were Jessical Hartman, Joanna Pecha, C. Mason, Benita Keller, Carl Shutlz, Rip Smith and Frank Robbins. Proceeds from the sale of this book go to AHA to advance another photograhy project.
Features & Details
- Category Arts & Photography
Large Square, 12×12 in, 30×30 cm
- Publish Date Sep 16, 2010
- Tags Black and White Photography, Jefferson County, Jack Germond, The Scream, African American, Victorian House, spotted dog, Michael Harmon, Rendell Anderson, hunter with gun, Troop 33, Pumkin Patch, Statue of Jesus, Jules Langlet, Tattoo Guys, Lucky's Bait and Sign Shop, Peter Corum, Fair Princess, clssic car, antique cars, vintage cars, grain elevator, Shenandoah River, flee market, Harpers Ferry, school bus, Woman of Color, Mrs. Genevieve Monroe, African American Cultural Parade, Elmwood Cemetery, John Brown's Re-enactment, Greg Artzner, Big Sancturary, Persimmon Road, black snakes, May Day Queens, May Day Parade, Vantol's Florist, The Mecklenburg Inn, John Brown, Charles Town, West Virginia, Boteler Cement Mill, Potomac River, old houses, American flag, Boy Scouts, The Jefferson County Fair, Art Allianace and Humanities of Jefferson County, Frank Robbins, Rip Smith, Carl Shultz, Benita Keller, C. Mason, Jessica Hartman, Fine Art Photography, Kearneysville, Hanging, Shepherdstown, parades, events, portraits, landscapes, AHA, Photojournalism, Zipper, dalmation, dog, Michael, Lucy, mask, Emily, Monte, Uvilla, Jesus, Duffields, Goats, pigs, flamigos, hunter, Easter, Tattoos, Slowpokes, Halltown, Princess, Cabletown, CSX
Benita Keller is a freelance photographer and artist. She accepts commision assignments that fit into her style of photography. She accepts wedding commissions but only shoots black and white film, prints the images herself and does not have an assistant take her photographs. She will only accept weddings that the photographs can fit into her on-going project of "The Wedding As Ritual". Keller was the director of The Jefferson County Photography Project. She has been photographing for 25 years. She has received many great awards and is in the archives of The National Musuem of Women, Washington, DC. Her portfolios includes the nude, landscapes, portraits, photojournalism, and work from Vietnam, Haiti, Cuba and Africa. Benita Keller has taught as an adjunct at various colleges and universities for 20 years and accepts private students and hold private workshops in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. You can see more of her work at trailerandtrash.com and benitakellerphotograhy.com.