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A non-profit, lens-based media, arts and education organization, raising funds to help in the build-out of new facilities.
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    Thank you for the Love and Support! You will receive an E-Card “Thank You” expressing our gratitude for supporting our project. But that's not all ... stay tuned for a special thank you surprise at the end of the campaign!

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    You will receive a Light Factory Decal so you can go public with your commitment and support of The Light Factory.

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    You will receive one postcard by photographers Susan kae Grant, Maggie Taylor or Sam Wang thanking you for your support of our project. Choose from one of three beautiful postcards.

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    Choose a video by acclaimed filmmaker David Finkelstein. You will be able to select from among one of four titles, Terrifying Blankness, Marvelous Discourse, Two Distinct Courses of Action, or Display Devices.

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    Receive one catalog of your choice. Select from (1) Women of the Photo League, (2) River Docs, (3) Et In Arcadia Ego, Phil Moody, or (4) Come Shining: The Spiritual South, Deborah Luster.

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership.

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    Receive one signed photograph by Light Factory photographer, Ahmer Inam (Bay).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and a signed photograph from nationally recognized artist Carolyn DeMeritt (Panteon de Xoxo, Mexico).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and a signed photograph from artist and educator Paul Murphy (Orvieto, Italy Series).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and an original signed photograph by acclaimed photographer Mitchel Kearney (Joey Ramone with Cat).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and one original signed photograph by photographer and Light Factory supporter Eleanor Brawley (Castle Hill in Budapest).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and an original signed photograph by Light Factory Board Chairman, Phil Moody (Fiume Topino, Bevagna, Italy).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and one original photograph by former Charlotte photojournalist Steve Perille (Jackie Files for Divorce).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and one original photograph by former Charlotte photojournalist Steve Perille (Railroad Man).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and one original photograph by former Charlotte photojournalist Steve Perille (TV with Rabbit Ears).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and one original signed photograph by nationally acclaimed photographer, Alice Sebrell (Pyramids at Dawn).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and an original signed photograph by Light Factory Board Chairman, Phil Moody (Muras Cottage, Spittal, England).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and your choice of two original photographs from nationally recognized artist Carolyn DeMeritt.

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and a signed movie poster from award winning film director, Thomas Morgan (Waiting for Mamu).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and a signed photograph from renowned photographer Pinky/MM Bass (Angel Tear).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and a signed photograph from nationally recognized artist Carolyn DeMeritt (Deborah).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and a rare, small limited edition piece by nationally acclaimed photographer Bryce Lankard (Postal Worker, Washington Square Park, New York City).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and one original signed photograph by photographer and Light Factory Founder, Byron Baldwin (Dancers, Cuba).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and one original signed photograph by Light Factory photographer, Ahmer Inam (Crabtree).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and one original signed photograph by Light Factory photographer, Ahmer Inam (Desert).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and one original signed photograph by Light Factory photographer, Ahmer Inam (Mercedes Cascades, Yosemite).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and a signed photograph from photographer William Wylie (Prairie 8).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and one original signed photograph by Michelle Van Parys (Overpass).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and one original signed photograph by Mark Sloan (Gynandromorph butterfly half male/half female).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and a signed photograph from renowned photographer Elizabeth Matheson (Tarboro).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and a signed photograph from renowned photographer Elizabeth Matheson (Viareggio).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and a signed photograph from renowned photographer Pinky Bass (Ecstay of St. Teresa).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and a signed photograph from renowned photographer Elizabeth Matheson (Fiesole).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and a signed photograph from renowned photographer Pinky/MM Bass (Rhea).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and a signed, limited edition photograph by Sam Wang (Place of Cathedrals).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and a signed limited edition photograph from acclaimed photographer Alida Fish (Floating Flower).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and one signed limited edition
    photograph by National SPE Honored Educator, Susan kae Grant (Balance).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and one signed limited edition
    photograph by Guggenheim Fellow, Deborah Luster (Walnuts).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Membership and a signed limited edition photograph by former Light Factory Director, Linda Foard Roberts (Flags).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Membership and a signed limited edition photograph by acclaimed author and MacArthur Fellow Deborah Willis (Waiting II, From the Bodybuilders Series).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Membership and a signed limited edition photograph by former Light Factory Director, Linda Foard Roberts (Besieged).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and an original signed photograph by internationally recognized artist Jerry Uelsmann (Untitled).

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