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Spring 2012 Photowalk
Saturday, March 31, 2012 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)
Do you like photography?
Are you a professional photographer?
Someone who just got a camera and has no idea how to use it?
Want to network with fellow photographers?
Ever taken pictures of the Cherry Blossoms?
Missed the last Photowalk Alliance event?
You are in luck!
Come join Joe and Zach for the next Photowalk Alliance's photowalk- a tour of the Cherry Blossoms in Downtown DC during the peak bloom time. We will be wandering around the water and checking out several attractions along the way.
No matter what your experience level may be, from newbie to professional, all are welcome. We will be walking National Mall after our tour (and try) to catch some shots at dusk. Along the way, we will be taking pictures and sharing knowledge, tips, business cards, and stories.
For those of you on Twitter we will be also be tweeting - the hashtag is #spring2012photowalk
Thanks to generous contributions from some of the best businesses in the photography world, you'll get the chance to demo some great equipment as well as have a chance at winning some fun and free giveaway items! You will be able to demo a Black Rapid RS Sport strap and have a chance to win a RS-5 Cargo Strap! ThinkTankPhoto has supplied us with a Pixel Pocket Rocket for you to win! (Plus, free stickers!)
(Contests are open for participants only)
We will be meeting in front (outside on the mall) of the Smithsonian Metro Stop (Orange Line) at 11 AM.
Things to bring with you:
- Camera (and extra lenses if it's a DSLR).
- Backpack/Shoulder bag
- Comfy walkin' shoes
- Cash (as we will be stopping for a snack)
- Tripod (if you have one)
- Probably a jacket (event will be cancelled in the event of bad weather)
- Your sense of adventure
- Willingness to help others
- Business cards (if ya got them)
Come check out our Facebook group too!
A huge thank you to our sponsors!
(Please note we are now requiring signed waivers to participate. The waiver will be displayed when you sign up, and if you don't feel comfortable signing it, please don't!)
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The Photowalk Alliance
Founded by Joe Sterne and Zach Egolf in 2011, the Photowalk Alliance hosts fun, engaging and informational walks in the Greater DC area and Greater San Francisco Bay Area. Entirely group led; some of our past walks including tours of historic Baltimore landmarks, the Washington DC Cherry Blossoms and Oriole Park at Camden Yards, and various places in San Francisco.
We welcome all photographers, professionals, armatures, hobbyists and beginners to join us as we celebrate photography and share stories and tips to become better photographers, all while having a great time!
If you are interested in sponsoring a great group of photographer that give you real world metrics on our reach, please contact us!