The Photographic Nights of Selma festival highlights photography as an art form and joins people from across the globe to share time together in a place with a rich history. Through the power of art, this festival is building bonds of friendship as it crosses a multitude of boundaries and allows people to come together and better understand each other. The world is invited to enjoy this new, beautiful bridge, in Selma, Alabama.
Photographic Nights of Selma features high quality professional work, and annually spotlights a well known photographer, as the guest of honor, to exhibit and speak about their work. A global call invites photographers to share their work in Selma thereby providing international exposure to both young and old photographers. Festival participants are given a chance to spend time with artists, to learn about their craft, and to discover the meaning behind the work they create. Education is a core component of the festival that includes presentations, exhibit tours, and outreach programming for area students.