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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.
321 backers pledged $32,525 to help bring this project to life.

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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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    Choose one signed print from photographer Deborah Triplett’s Roadside Motel Series.

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    Choose one signed print from Light Factory Board Member and photographer, Deborah Triplett (Memories of Mother, Unfurled Hibiscus, or UFO Vacation Home).

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    Receive a signed video by award winning Charlotte Filmmaker Dorne Pentes (The Closest Thing To Heaven).

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    Receive your choice of one of three original photographs from nationally recognized artist Carolyn DeMeritt (choose from among Tucker's Grove Church Camp, Clara's Swing or South 21 Drive-In Restaurant).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership.

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    Receive a copy of the book, Memories of the Southern Civil Rights Movement, by Danny Lyons.

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    Receive one signed photograph by Light Factory photographer James Karmer (Old Truck and Barn).

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

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    Receive one signed photograph by Light Factory photographer James Karmer (Guadalupe).

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

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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 your choice of one original signed photograph by photographer and Light Factory Founder, Byron Baldwin.

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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 a signed photograph from nationally recognized artist Linda Foard Roberts (Flowers in a glass half empty).

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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 photographer and Light Factory supporter Eleanor Brawley (Moonflowers).

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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 a beautiful, signed, limited-edition photograph from Light Factory photographer and supporter Gary Miller (Wormsloe).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and a beautiful, signed, limited-edition photograph from Light Factory photographer and supporter Scott Foster (Loray Mill).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and a beautiful, signed, limited-edition photograph from Light Factory photographer and supporter Gary Miller (Stream).

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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 a signed, limited-edition photograph from Light Factory photographer and supporter Gary Miller (Dunes, Outer Banks).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and a signed, limited-edition photograph from Light Factory photographer and supporter Gary Miller (Cascades).

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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 a signed, limited-edition photograph by distinguished photographer Eliot Dudik (Camels and Coke).

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    Receive a one year Light Factory Individual Membership and a signed, limited-edition photograph by distinguished photographer Eliot Dudik (Snuffy's House).

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