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Ottawa Zombie Walk 2013

So the Ottawa Zombie Walk is approaching yet again and it's always a great time.

The Zombie Walk starts at 2pm at MacDonalds Gardens Park and heads towards Parliament Hill. However; zombies will begin gather at the park around 12:30 for make-up and posing for pictures so let's meet then.

Schedule:
Walk Time - Starts at 2 pm
Pre Event Activities;
Free Makeup Application - 12:30 pm - 2 pm (makeup donated by Audrey's Costume Castle and Dancewear)
Zombie School - 1 pm - 2 pm (hosted by Zombieinfo.com's Kevin Preece)

Walking route (note that it is shorter this year):
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=168884366648860&set=a.168884363315527.1073741835.165276960342934&type=1&relevant_count=1

Ottawa Zombie Walk - New Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ottawa-Zombie-Walk-New/165276960342934?ref=br_tf

Facebook event page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/578922862167376/?ref=22

Past Ottawa Zombie Meetups:
2012 - http://www.meetup.com/The-Ottawa-Photography-Meetup-Group/events/81759582/
2011 - http://www.meetup.com/The-Ottawa-Photography-Meetup-Group/events/35300462/

Here are some of my own shots from past Ottawa Zombie Walks:
https://secure.flickr.com/photos/jcmacph/collections/72157635416037430/

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  • Chris M

    FYI - the following was posted to Facebook by Melysa Parent:

    URGENT!! IF YOU WERE PRESENT OR KNOW ANY PHOTOGRAPHER THAT WAS PRESENT AT THE ZOMBIE WALK PLEASE EMAIL ME!!
    [masked]
    I will be re-grouping everyone's work for the Official Ottawa Zombie Walk Website!

    1 · October 28, 2013

    • Raymond M.

      I was there ... Raymond Massé

      October 29, 2013

  • Dave A.

    Great costumes and every one was having a great time

    October 28, 2013

  • carolyn

    there were some great performers and great makeup and for a change everyone wanted their pictures taken!!! ha ha

    October 28, 2013

  • Pierre G.

    There were great costumes and great makeup again this year. Posted full set of my photos on Flickr http://bit.ly/17qz6Gl

    3 · October 27, 2013

    • Mike G.

      cool stuff - nice shots and great treatment

      October 27, 2013

    • Pierre G.

      Thaks Mike. I find it's easier to stylize the photos in this case since you don't have to make sure that the people look good. You have more leeway to get funky with the colours.

      1 · October 27, 2013

  • Joshua M.

    Excellent photo ops everywhere, with great costumes and very accomodating zombies. However, there was too many photographers making it hard to get original shots-ask someone to pose and a hoard of photogs run up and takes the exact same photo you want to take!

    1 · October 27, 2013

  • Chris M

    Weather ended up being great for today's Zombie Walk! I saw tons of photographers out there amongst all the zombies. Sorry we didn't really get to all meetup but hopefully everyone had a great time.

    October 27, 2013

  • Aroop G.

    Great turnout! Ideal weather and natural light. So glad I went. Many photographers.

    1 · October 27, 2013

  • Serge F.

    Great turnout, lots of good make-up - will go again next year

    1 · October 27, 2013

  • Timothy

    Great turnout! Photographers everywhere. I'm walking with my camera in makeup!

    1 · October 27, 2013

  • Aaron

    Camera broke

    October 27, 2013

  • Mamun

    I will probably be closer to Parliament Hill.

    October 27, 2013

  • Sylvie M.

    I will not be able to make it.

    October 26, 2013

  • Trish L.

    Most likely there later in the day so closer to parliament hill for me.

    October 26, 2013

  • Chris M

    Weather for Sunday looks good (only 30% chance of rain), but it'll be cloudy and cold at 6 degrees so dress accordingly.

    The different workshops and pre-events are starting around 12:30 but I'm not planning on getting there until 1:00 or 1:30.

    Oh, and please bring a non-perishable food item for the Ottawa Food Bank.

    See you all there.

    October 26, 2013

    • Joshua M.

      Is there an actual meetup for this at a certain spot at the park, with someone marking down who actually shows up? Or is it just a free for all-see you in the park thing?

      1 · October 26, 2013

    • Chris M

      I would really like to have a meetup of photographers before everything gets underway; say 1:30 near the make-up area? That will at least give us an opportunity to say 'hi' to each other; maybe talk about how best to go about photographing the zombie walk, etc... I think beyond that it'll be very hard to keep so many photographers together without getting in the way of what's actually happening so we'll need to split up.

      1 · October 26, 2013

  • Marcel M.

    I had enough fun with the distortion my 10-20mm ultra-wide provides that I'll be taking it again this year and looking for some more bent zombies :-)

    1 · October 12, 2013

  • Madeleine

    I Will be working that day. Maybe i should go to work dresser as a zombie...

    1 · October 12, 2013

  • Caitlin Cat H.

    I will be there. Still not sure if I should be snow white (again) or corpse bride. Will definitely provide the evil looks for sure!

    1 · October 11, 2013

  • Wojciech K.

    I'm planning on arriving around 1:45 PM.

    1 · October 10, 2013

    • Chris M

      Great, see you then!

      October 10, 2013

  • Darren B.

    Always a popular one!

    1 · October 10, 2013

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