Saturday, August 13th, 2022 | 9:00am - 12:00pm
Where We Will Meet
Meet 8:30am at James Scott Memorial Fountain for group photo
Where The Walk Will End
Have a great day enjoying Belle Isle.
About This Walk
Hello Belle Isle Photowalkers! Welcome back to warmer weather!
In the past 10+ years the Photowalk was in October. Most times, very cold. Now welcome back to August!
Thank you for joining me on the 2022 Detroit Belle Isle leg of the 2022 Scott Kelby World Wide Photowalk, August 13, 2022. The gem that is Belle Isle always offers up excellent imagery with great landscapes, riverscapes, cityscapes, renowned architecture, wildlife and people. Come walk with us as we visit the James Scott Memorial Fountain, the Anna Scripps Conservatory, the Nancy Brown Peace Carillon Tower, only one of two marble lighthouses in the country, the Willian Livingstone Memorial Lighthouse, the oldest aquarium in the country, the Belle Isle Aquarium, and much more.
Belle Isle Trivia:
Did you know that:
• The road that circles Belle Isle changes names 4 times from the time you enter from the MacArthur Bridge to the time you exit the island? Sunset Dr., The Strand, Lakeside Dr., Riverbank Dr.
• Belle Isle was designed by the same landscape architect that designed New York’s Central Park and Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, Frederick Law Olmsted.
Items of Interest:
Info to Know: DNR Belle Isle Page
For a unique way of exploring Belle Isle, here is an app worth downloading. Created by Audio-D Tours, it’s a guided audio tour/exploration of Belle Isle for your mobile device. You can download and listen to the tour at any time. It’s best to download BEFORE you go out to Belle Isle, it’s a large file and takes time. With it, you can learn firsthand more about the history of Belle Isle while you go along the island and take in its beauty.
– You can learn more about The Audio-D Tours app here:
081622 UpdateAugust 16th, 2022
I first want to thank you for joining me on on the Belle Isle leg of the 2022 World Wide Photowalk.
It was such a wonderful, great weather, sunny Michigan day!
It was so great to see some of you again!!!!!!!
For the World Wide Photowalk Contest, you should have received and will receive more updates from the Photowalk main site as the contest progresses. Just in care, here is the link to more information:
You’re Walking for a Great Cause! And, We’ve Decided to Pay It Forward!
Please note the important dates listed on the page:
OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS | August 15, 2022
SUBMISSION DEADLINE | August 26, 2022 at 11:59pm ET
LEADER SELECT WINNER DEADLINE | Sept 2, 2022 at 11:59pm ET
On another note, please share some of the images you’ve taken during our walk, we’d all love to see each others point of view!
To share images, I’ve created a 2022 Belle Isle Flickr Group.
2022 Belle Isle World Wide Photowalk Flickr Group
To share your images, you first have to join this group. Click on the invite/join link on the page.
To join Flickr is free > Create your Photostream > Upload your images > Share images to the 2022 Belle Isle Flickr Group.
Feel free to contact me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you again!
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