Saturday, October 7th, 2017 | 10:00am - 12:00am
Where We Will Meet
Meet at the Town Hall Steps in the Market Place
Where The Walk Will End
Social get-together on the Prince Bishop River Cruise
About This Walk
Welcome to the 10th Anniversary of the Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalk 2017 taking place this year in beautiful Durham City which is packed with photo opportunities. The 2 hour walk will be officially opened by the Mayor and Mayoress of Durham, starting with a group shot on the Town Hall steps in the Market Place to photograph some of Durham’s iconic views of the Cathedral, Castle and beautiful riverside. Following the walk, we will meet for a social get-together on the Prince Bishop River Cruise, a great opportunity to relax and socialise with your fellow walkers and grab a few shots from a different perspective. This will be my third Scott Kelby WWPW and my first as walk leader which I believe to be the first WWPW in our great city.
I am a member of Durham Photographic Society, former Chairman of Wokingham and East Berkshire Camera Club & Photo Competition Judge for the Southern Federation of Camera Clubs, Licentiate of the Royal Photographic Society and former Wedding Photographer in Chicago, Illinois.
Durham photo competition winnerOctober 23rd, 2017
Congratulations to David Churchward the winner of the Durham WWPW photo contest.
Thank you to everyone who submitted images.
All the best
Photo contest deadline Tuesday 17thOctober 16th, 2017
Tomorrow is the last day for submitting your best image from the walk so if you want to win one of the prizes and haven’t submitted an image yet, please send it to the website by tomorrow.
Many thanks, Tony
Contest time!October 12th, 2017
Thank you for taking part in this year’s 10th Anniversary Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalk, I hope you enjoyed our event. Now it is time to submit your best photo for a chance to win a prize.
How to enter:
1 Login to your account at worldwidephotowalk.com
2 Click Your Walk in the top navigation bar.
3 Click on the Contest tab on the walk page.
4 For the Photo Contest, scroll down to the Photo Contest section, click Choose Your File and select your contest photo from your computer. Click the Upload button. For the Video Contest, scroll down to the Video Contest section and fill out the Video Title and Video URL fields and click the Submit button.
You will be redirected to a confirmation page upon successfully submitting your entry.
Good luck with your entry and thanks again for your support
All the best
Update 7, one day to go!October 6th, 2017
I hope your’e looking forward to tomorrow’s walk in Durham as much as I am. Please make sure you have sufficient memory cards and charged batteries for the walk and bear in mind the terrific prizes available for the best images from the day. There are almost $5,000 worth of prizes to be won and your images can be submitted shortly after the event: http://worldwidephotowalk.com/prizes/
I’ll aim to arrive at around 9:45 am and suggest you also allow plenty time for traffic and parking.
See you tomorrow,
Update 6 – 2 days to go!October 5th, 2017
With just 2 days to go until our WWPW in beautiful Durham City, it’s a lovely sunny day and I’m hoping the weather will be kind to us on Saturday. I’ll be doing another ‘reccy’ this afternoon to fine tune some of the walk details; there are so many things to photograph in Durham, I’m planning to see the most photogenic image locations with the least amount of effort.
I’ve been asked about bringing a non-registered partner on the walk and that’s fine by me, everyone will be made to feel welcome.
See you Saturday!
Update 5 with sample imagesOctober 1st, 2017
Yesterday morning (Saturday) I did a ‘recce’ around the city to help in planning our route for next Saturday. As expected, the place was very busy with the market, Freshers week and a beautiful sunny day to enjoy the sights. I met the owner of the Prince Bishop River Cruise and negotiated a charge of £6 per person for the one hour guided trip along the river. I hope you can join us for a get-together on the boat after the walk.
Some images from yesterday are here: https://goo.gl/pj78sP
All the best, Tony
One week to go!September 29th, 2017
Just one week to go now and I’m getting excited at the prospect of meeting everyone next Saturday morning. We meet at the Town Hall steps in the Market Place for 10:00 am but I’ll be aiming to get there a few minutes earlier, just in case. The walk is being officially opened by the Mayor and Mayoress of Durham before we head off on our walk. Please wear appropriate clothing for the walk, check the weather forecast beforehand. I’m going into Durham in the morning to do another ‘reccy’ and will update everyone everyone afterwards.
I’m conscious that Durham will be very busy during our walk and our safety is of of paramount importance. Please be very careful when crossing roads and look out for traffic to warn fellow walkers.
All the best
What gear to take?September 19th, 2017
There could be up to 50 people in our group and on a busy Saturday morning so I wouldn’t suggest bringing a tripod. I’ll be using my Canon camera with just one lens, a 24-70mm which is great for this type of event. Check out some gear tips from my friend Rick Sammon here: http://worldwidephotowalk.com/get-ready-to-walk/
All the best, Tony
Durham parking updateSeptember 18th, 2017
There is plenty of parking in and around the City, together with an excellent Park and Ride system. I will be parking at the Prince Bishop’s Multi Storey Car Park which is close to the Market Place and Riverside. Further parking information is here: http://www.durham.gov.uk/parking
Durham City WWPW update informationSeptember 14th, 2017
Hi folks! Thank you for registering for the Durham City WWPW which is now just over 3 weeks away. We will be meeting for a group shot at the Town Hall Steps in the Marketplace and our walk will be officially opened by the Mayor and Mayoress of Durham. I’m still working on a finalised route for the walk and to give us a better chance of getting images we will finish at 12:00 noon instead of 11:30am originally planned. I’m delighted to announce that afterwards we will be having a social get-together on the Prince Bishop River Cruise from 12:30 to 13:30, an opportunity to enjoy a drink, socialise and relax with new friends with a chance to grab a few images from a different perspective. All the best, Tony
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