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Photo Walk October 2018:
Floridsdorfer Wasserpark

 

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Dear Photo Walkers,
 
October is upon us, and with it the time for a new monthly photo walk! I’ve thought long and hard about it, and the topic is …. Floridsdorfer Wasserpark!
 
This month’s subject may seem a little surprising and random, but it’s in fact a deeply personal choice: I spent my early childhood (ages 4-8) in this park with my grandmother, feeding ducks, collecting peacock feathers, admiring intricate spiderwebs, and practicing presentations for primary school. Now, 23 years later, I’d like to revisit the park, and focus on water & reflections, nature, and the topic of Autumn. I don’t really know what to expect – but I’d love for you to join me, I’m sure we’ll be able to snap some nice shots together!
 
Details & General Info:
 
Date: Saturday, October 20th 2018 (to be moved to October 21st if the weather is bad)
Meeting Time: 11:00am
Meeting Place: in front of the restaurant “Wirtshaus Am Wasserpark”, located at Freytaggasse 1/14 (21st District). The closest ubahn station is “Wien Floridsdorf Bahnhof” (located 650 metres away, at Franz-Jonas-Platz).
 
 
What to bring:
– good sturdy walking shoes (hiking or good sneakers) as Autumn tends to be cold, muddy and slippery
– waterproof clothing just in case (NB: in case of horrible weather the walk will be postponed)
– warm clothing (scarves, hats, jumpers – whatever you need to be comfortable)
– your charged camera
– an SD card or film, and perhaps an extra battery
– cash (if you’d like a drink or a bite to eat afterwards) – we could stop by “Wirtshaus Am Wasserpark” (where we started), go to La Creperie (An der Oberen Alten Donau 6), or somewhere else.
Photo Contest:
We will be running a contest for the best voted image from this walk. More details about that later!
Contact:
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this walk, please don’t hesitate to email us at viennaphotowalk@gmail.com. You can also check out the FAQ’s here.

GETTING TO OUR PHOTO WALKS: The Wiener Linien Route Planner is an excellent tool to help you plan your route, in real time. The same tool, called qando, may be downloaded for free and used as an app on any smartphone.

TICKET CANCELLATION: If you successfully book a free ticket, but then realize that you cannot attend – please inform us as soon as possible by sending us an email to viennaphotowalk@gmail.com. There is always a waiting list for our events, and someone will be happy to have your ticket. Thank you!

EVENT CANCELLATION: Should it come to this (weather, organizers’ illness, etc.) the cancellation will be announced by 9:00pm on the day before the event on Facebook. If you miss a cancellation notice, we cannot be held responsible, so keep checking the Facebook event. Thank you for your understanding.

Disclaimer: Vienna Photo Walk is a non-profit organisation run by local volunteers. The members of VPW come from all walks of life, are of different ages, and come from different countries; our common language is English. Our photo walks are not guided tours, and our group leaders not professional tour guides; VPW simply organises free meet-ups for local photographers, with the sole aim of taking pictures together and meeting like-minded, creative people with an interest in photography.


Past Events

Are you curious to find out more about our past Photo Walks, and to see some of our members’ photos? Take a look at these blog posts:

September 2018: Vineyards of Stammersdorf

July 2018: LIK Akademie Sommerfest

June 2018: Vienna Stadtpark

October 2017: Pumpkin Festival am Himmel

June 2017: Copa Cagrana Golden & Blue Hour Walk

June 2017: Portrait Photography 101 with Cliff Capatais

May 2017: Karmeliterviertel

April 2017: VPW & Vienna Expats Present the Servitenviertel

March 2017: VPW & Metropole Present St. Ulrich for “My Home is My Grätzl”

February 2017: Polaroid Lifting Workshop II

January 2017: Polaroid Lifting Workshop I

December 2016: Christmas in Hirschstetten

October 2016: Autumn in the Augarten

September 2016: Wildsau Experience Dirt Run 2016

August 2016: Wiener Minoritenkirche & Mölker Bastei

July 2016: Belvedere & Schwarzenbergplatz

July 2016: Prater By Night

July 2016: Ankeruhr, Donaukanal & Karlsplatz

June 2016: Donau Insel

June 2016: Türkenschanzpark

May 2016: Wiener Donaukanal Street Art & 2016 Stand Up Paddling Competition

May 2016: Seestadt

April 2016: Vienna DC Donau City

March 2016: Vienna’s Easter Markets

February 2016: Vienna’s Hidden Courtyards 

January 2016: Winter Wonderland at St Marx Cemetery

November 2015: Schönbrunn Christmas Market

October 2015: Burggarten

September 2015: Prater Photo Walk

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