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Upcoming photo walks 2017

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Our regular schedule for 2017 is the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month; off-schedule walks have an asterisk against the date:

Date Organiser Walk name / location (tba = to be arranged) URL
Oct07 WWPW Scott Kelby’s Worldwide Photowalk – 10th anniversary details
Oct21 Brad Downtown Alphabet Scavenger Hunt details
Nov04 Vicki tba tba
Nov18 Michael & Georgette TOPW’s 8th Anniversary Party details
Dec02 tba tba tba
Dec16 tba tba tba

Past walks are listed here (with maps); future walk dates are on our calendar; if you’d like to help organise a walk, find out what’s involved.

TOPW schedule 2017

Monday, December 19th, 2016

We changed last year’s schedule to include Sundays but they weren’t very well attended, so for 2017 we’re going back to the first and third Saturday of each month:

Month 1st 3rd notes
January 01* 21 *We always start the year with the “Hair Of The Dog” walk, and given it’s on a Sunday it will replace the “first Saturday of the month” for January
February 04 05 18
March 04 18
April 01 15 22
May 06 20
June 03 17
July 01 08 15
August 05 19
September 02 16 Our 200th scheduled walk!
October 07 21
November 04 18 TOPW’s 8th anniversary
December 02 16

As always, please let me know if you’d like to plan/lead a scheduled walk, because all help is greatly appreciated.

For 2017, any “off-schedule” walk organised by TOPW regulars are considered “official” walks too, which means everyone can add their shots to the Flickr group. Unfortunately these are usually only shared in the Facebook group and I haven’t found a simple way to share them on the website or Flickr group.

We will still use hashtags for the scheduled walks but rather than trying to find a unique code for each event we’ll just use “TOPW2017rs” for all the regular scheduled walks this year and “TOPW2017os” for the “off-schedule” walks. Please remember to tag your photos before you add them to the TOPW Flickr group – it makes it much easier for our admins to spot & remove photos which don’t belong there.

Happy 7th anniversary

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

Seven years! Who would have foreseen that?

It was great to see everyone who made it to the party yesterday. A huge thank you to everyone who has led a photowalk this year: Andrew, Brad, Dom, Geoff, Jeff, Jo, Ken, Lizzie, Olya, and Vicki; to Georgette & Michael for also organising the party, with David on slideshow duty.

And of course thank you to everyone who comes along to the walks! Hope to see you on another one soon!

Upcoming photo walks 2016

Sunday, December 27th, 2015

Our regular schedule is 1st Saturday and then the 3rd Sunday of each month; off-schedule walks have an asterisk against the date:

Date Organiser Location (tba = to be arranged) URL
Dec03 none! Leaderless downtown details
Dec17* (Sat) Vicki Seasonal Lights details
Jan01* (Sun) tba Hair of the Dog tba

Past walks are listed here (with maps); future walk dates are on our calendar; if you’d like to help organise a walk, find out what’s involved.

TOPW schedule 2016

Sunday, December 27th, 2015

The poll to decide the pattern for 2016’s schedule was won (only by a few votes) by “One Saturday and one Sunday a month (different weekends)”, so here’s the calendar:

January: 01*, 17
February: 06, 21
March: 05, 20
April: 02, 17
May: 07, 22
June: 04, 19
July: 02, 17
August: 06, 21
September: 03, 18
October: 01, 16
November: 05, 20
December: 03, 18

*We always start the year with the Hair Of The Dog walk, and given it’s a Friday that will replace the “first Saturday of the month” regular schedule.

If you’re technically inclined, you can import the TOPW schedule into your calendar – info is @ http://torontophotowalks.ca/calendar/

As always (a) please let me know if you’d like to plan/lead a scheduled walk, because all help is greatly appreciated, and (b) “off-schedule” walks can be added if people want to organise them. (I’m going to try to move everything to the TOPW website to reduce the duplication but I’ve not had time to investigate this yet.)

The definition of “official walks” is changing for 2016: as long as the walk is published on both the TOPW Facebook group and Flickr group then we can consider it “official” (and therefore share those shots in both places).

Disclaimer! If we discover there isn’t enough interest in Sunday walks, or the new “official” walk definition isn’t working, then we will change things.

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