Route 66: Ghost Towns and Roadside Relics – Slide Presentation and Visit with Photographer Greg DiscNovember 30, 2016
Photographer Greg Disch will give an informative talk about Route 66 including the creation of the road, the decertification of Route 66, the resurgence, and the lure of the "Main Street of America”. Greg Disch has been photographing Route 66 for the past 10 years and his photo book Route 66: Ghost Towns and Roadside Relics featuring 250 of his photos has just been released. The presentation will conclude with a multimedia slideshow which will be a virtual tour down Route 66. Copies of his book will be available for sale and signing at the event. An exhibit featuring photographs from the book will be on display in the community room of the main library during the months of November and December; Artwork is available for viewing all times the library is open when meetings are not being held in the community room. Greg began his photography career in 1977 with a 35mm SLR camera as an amateur. Greg has found that teaching photography and sharing his knowledge to be greatly rewarding and now shares his knowledge of photography and technology through classes and photo workshops exploring our great country. His work has been published in books, magazines, calendars, websites, and as fine are prints. Greg's work can be seen on his website (www.gregdisch.com) which features numerous "How To" articles, "Photographic Destinations" and an online gallery of over 10,000 images. He also publishes a free monthly newsletter so that you can keep up to date with his latest photography classes and workshops, as well as tips, articles and other information for photographers or travelers.
Event Location and Contact Information:
Fort Smith Public Library
3201 Rogers Avenue
Fort Smith, Arkansas