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Chasing the Milky Way and the Perseids Meteor Shower.
**Due to high probability of rain or thunderstorms and mostly cloudy skies we are re-scheduling this MeetUP!** We will try to re-schedule as soon as we can find the right conditions. Thank you for your understanding!*** Several members have talked about doing some astrophotography and the posibility of doing it in one of our MeetUps. So, on the 11th of August, nature will give us a couple of astronomical events that will create ideal conditions to shoot the sky: there will be a New Moon and the Perseids Meteor Showers! So we are meeting Saturday night to chase the Milky Way and the Meteor Sower. We are planning to meet near the George Observatory and will aim to photograph the Milky Way which will raise around 8:00 PM and will wait for the Meteor Shower later on; Brazos Bend park closes at 11:00 PM during the summer and some other members have discussed camping overnight. Here is more info on the George Observatory: http://www.hmns.org/george-observatory/ What to Bring: (no flash photography please!) • 24-70 and 14-24 lenses or any other wide angle lens • Tripod and Remote Control (if you have one) • Comfortable shoes and a chair or camping stool • Hydration • Mosquito Repellent • Flash Light or Head Light (As you will need this for sure to see your camera setting in the night, red color is preferable) • Bring some snacks as well.... you might feel hungry Can You Help? Meetups groups are not for free. Organizer pay out of their own pockets close to $200 a year to have the opportunity to help their members learn or practice their craft! Click the link if you would like to help us maintain this Meetup Group. Thanks! https://secure.meetup.com/Discovering-Houston-Photography-Meetup/contribute/

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Brazos Bend State Park.

21901 FM 762 · Needville, TX

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    If you love Houston and learning about perfecting your photography skills, then this is the group where you belong! We will travel in and out of Houston photographing the people, the scenery, and the events. We'll share knowledge, places to photograph, and good times.

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