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Churchill Downs

Get your flashlights Louisville and head to Churchill Downs Saturday

Louisville, Ky., – Louisvillians are asked to bring a flashlight to Churchill Downs Saturday night, Oct. 3, to take part of Rochester Institute of Technology’s Big Shot photography project. Volunteers will be asked to use their flashlights to light up the Twin Spires. Big Shot takes extended exposure nighttime photos of locals lighting iconic landmarks around the world. Churchill Downs will be the 31st landmark to be photographed and we want all of Louisville to be part of it. For more background info, check out’s July 9 post. To take the photo, Louisvillians will use their own flashlight (or camera…

Churchill Downs

Louisville’s Churchill Downs to be subject of RIT Big Shot’s next community photo project

LOUISVILLE, Ky.,  – The next RIT Big Shot promises to be a beautiful photo finish when Rochester Institute of Technology’s longtime community photography project captures a spectacular nighttime image of a national icon –Churchill Downs Racetrack, home of the Kentucky Derby, in Louisville, Ky., on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015.  The Big Shot relies on the participation of hundreds of volunteers to provide the primary light source for the image while RIT photographers shoot an extended exposure. It’s a signature event for RIT and is led by the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences, which is nationally recognized for its degree programs….