Then and Now: Wright Brothers Photography

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Wright Brothers Flight #86 at Huffman Prairie by Dan ClearyThe Wright Brothers, men of many talents, were also accomplished photographers. At a time when taking photographs was not an easy process, they used photography to document the years of experimentation that led to the invention of flight. Join Dan Cleary for a discussion about his new series of photographs that integrate original Wright Brothers images with current images of the same locations. Included are photographs taken at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Huffman Prairie and other Dayton locations. Dan will have a limited number of signed photographs for sale at the presentation.

Dan Cleary has a Bachler of Fine Arts degree from Wright State University and a Master of Fine Arts degree from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Dan is the owner of Cleary Creative Photography, established in 1988. Cleary Creative Photography specializes in portraits for individuals and families and supplies photography services for small businesses and corporations. Dan is a Certified Professional Photographer by the Professional Photographers of America. In 2015 Dan was named a “Proud Dayton Original” by the City of Dayton Commissioners and Mayor. Dan was recently awarded a commission to produce a piece of art for the Wilmington-Stroop Library titled “Deeds, Kettering and Delco”.

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