Stars and Lights: A virtual event with photographer David Zapatka

Thursday, June 22, 2023, at 7 p.m. EST

The book USA Stars & Lights: Portraits from the Dark is a creative collaboration between photographer David Zapatka and the U.S. Lighthouse Society. The book is a stunning collection of beautiful nighttime photographs featuring more than 160 lighthouses from 17 states.

Pemaquid Point Light Station, Maine. Photo by David Zapatka.

For more than 40 years, David Zapatka has been a television cameraman, working primarily at the network level for news and sports programs. He recently won his ninth Emmy award in his long broadcasting career.

His nighttime lighthouse photographic project was adopted in 2018 by the United States Lighthouse Society. In his donated RV “Ruthie,” David has now visited over 240 lighthouses to photograph them at night and hopes to photograph many more. He has been named the director of photography for the U.S. Lighthouse Society.

Join David for this special presentation on his unique adventures at American lighthouses.

There is no admission fee to take part in this virtual event, but advance registration is required.

Point Judith Lighthouse, Rhode Island. Photo by David Zapatka.

When: Jun 22, 2023 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this event:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event.

2 thoughts on “Stars and Lights: A virtual event with photographer David Zapatka

  1. David Zapatka’s book is truly remarkable. His photographs are jaw dropping and the historical context is enlightening. He obviously invested an incredible amount of time, and applied serious skills garnered from his more than 40 years behind a camera to get these results. Beautiful work.

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