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Britt Olsen-Ecker's 'Photos for Baltimore' Opens Today, 7/20

Britt Olsen-Ecker celebrates 5 years of Baltimore Photography with her premiere photography show, "Photos for Baltimore," making it's debut at the Midtown BBQ & Brew. 'Photos for Baltimore,' a photo series from Britt Olsen-Ecker Photography, was created after 5 years of business in Baltimore.

On some of the longer walks she took around town, Britt would bring along her camera and take photos of her favorite places, favorite buildings, and favorite people. In an effort to promote her love of the city, and the beautiful (and not so beautiful) parts of it, Britt created a Facebook album entitled "Photos for Baltimore." She decided to post one photo per week dedicated to a place that was special to her.

After the overwhelmingly positive response from the community, the Midtown BBQ & Brew (formerly the Midtown Yacht Club) got wind of the album and it's popularity. They extended an invitation to Britt to present a solo show in their upstairs lounge and gallery in July.

All photos will be for sale at the showing.

WHAT:
Photos for Baltimore, a photography show by Britt Olsen-Ecker

WHEN:
Opening night reception tonight, Friday July 20th, 2012 at 8pm
Showing through August 17th, 2012
Open during business hours

WHERE:
The Midtown BBQ & Brew
15 E. Centre Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
(443) 835-2472

PRICES AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
All photos for sale, $100-$150.
Web: brittolsenecker.com
Email: olsenecker@gmail.com

Since graduating the Johns Hopkins Peabody Institute in 2009, Britt founded Britt Olsen-Ecker Photography. Her work has been published by the Baltimore Sun, the Washington Post, City Paper, the B, and the Johns Hopkins University Press. She is the official photographer for Glass Mind Theatre, The Figaro Project, and has done photography for the Mobtown Players and Single Carrot Theatre.

Britt specializes in portraiture, publicity work, and boudoir photography.

Behind the camera, Britt Olsen-Ecker has been hailed as a "renaissance woman" by Urbanite. You may have seen Britt on stage with the Strand Theatre, Glass Mind Theatre, Single Carrot Theatre, Run of the Mill Theatre, and Stillpointe Theatre Initiative. She was last seen in the Baltimore Rock Opera Society's production of "Valhella."

As a director, Britt has worked with Rhymes with Opera, a company dedicated to contemporary works. She staged two brand new operas that premiered in New York City in June of 2012. For her work with Glass Mind Theatre in Den of Thieves, Emily Schiller of City Paper wrote, "The writer/actor/singer debuts her directing talent with Glass Mind Theatre's season opener, and it would appear a talent has arrived."

Britt looks forward to showcasing her 'Photos for Baltimore' series in a photo show opening July 20th at the Midtown BBQ & Brew.

She currently lives in Baltimore City.


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