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Winter Light Spectacular

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  • Lehigh Valley Zoo

    5150 Game Preserve Rd, Schnecksville, PA (map)

    40.658112 -75.622943

  • Look for Jason holding a tripod.
  • Wake up from your tryptophan induced post Thanksgiving slumber* and come out to photograph the holiday lights at the Lehigh Valley Zoo. Admission on a Wednesday is $11, but Chris Williams gave us $2.00 off passes!

    From the zoo: " Guests will experience eight distinctly-themed display areas, popular holiday movies, a new Grinch Who-ville Scene setting, additional light tunnels, cozy fire pits, giant snow globes, a live reindeer and treat stations featuring seasonal favorites s’mores and hot chocolate, hotdog's [sic], sausage and more. All in all, Winter Light Spectacular features nearly one million energy conserving lights and surround sound music."

    First: Dress for the cold. This means gloves too.

    Second: Bring a tripod. Tripods get really cold in the winter (see above).

    Third: Bring a remote shutter release or learn how to set your camera's timer for 2 seconds. We will be doing long exposures in the dark (but not as long as you might think).

    This is a roam where you want event, though Jason is available for instruction if needed.

    Visit the zoo's page here if you'd like to learn more.

    *Chicken actually contains more tryptophan than turkey and has little or nothing to do with one's sleepiness after a Thanksgiving day meal. No misinformation gets posted on my watch. :)

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  • Jason G

    Event pushed back a week. Forecast is 100% rain. Please update your RSVP accordingly.

    1 · 5 days ago

  • Jason G

    Yes. Pay at the zoo and meetup initially. I'm not sure the weather is going to cooperate, however.

    1 · 6 days ago

    • Kaarie B.

      That was my question. When will you notify if canceled?

      6 days ago

  • Tim P.

    Are we paying at the gate and are we meeting there?

    6 days ago

  • Paul S.

    Would love to join you guys for this, but I'll be working that night. Have fun, I'll look forward to seeing some great images.

    6 days ago

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    Hi, I'm a co-organizer of the HEI group!

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