What is The Light Factory?

A thriving cultural center in Charlotte


Where photographers, filmmakers and enthusiasts gather to share their impressions, techniques and passion…
Where budding artists from all walks of life have the opportunity to express their creativity by looking at the world through a new lens…Where the most recognized, most acclaimed and occasionally notorious images hang on the wall to educate and inspire…

We're 40 years young!

Click the link to watch a video about who we are and what we do!

The Light Factory on Wilson's World

Check out TLF on Wilson’s World.

The Martha Strawn Photographic Lecture Series

Henry Horenstein

Friday, March 31st @ 7pm

Reserve your Seat

Free to the Public

Vision Statement

The Light Factory is committed to photography and film as a means of enriching lives and transforming communities.

Gallery Hours

Wednesday through Saturday noon to 6 pm and other times by request.