Photographer RJ Kern to exhibit at Wadena County Fair this week

The fair is almost here and with it comes a chance to learn some skills from a professional photograph.

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RJ Kern photographing for his project, The Unchosen Ones.
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WADENA — RJ Kern's exhibit "The Unchosen Ones" made its debut as a feature in National Geographic magazine (November 2017), and this weekend, it will be showcased in the 4-H building at the Wadena County Fair. The exhibit, which features the photographs of Minnesota 4-H students and their animals will run Thursday, June 23 through Sunday, June 26. The artist will also hold several classes throughout the Fair including a History of Agricultural Photography on Thursday, June 23 at 2 p.m. and a program on iPhonography Tips for Award Winning Photography on Saturday, June 25 at 3 p.m.  (See ad in this paper for a complete listing.)
This exhibit is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Five Wings Arts Council thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.  It is produced by the Wadena County Historical Society.  For more information, call 218-631-9079 or email .

R.J. Kern's book The Unchosen Ones captures Minnesota 4-H students side-by-side, taken four years apart from each other.

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