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WWPW2014 Wrap-Up


I want to give a big "THANK YOU" to everyone that came out and took part in the Scott Kelby World Wide Photo Walk today.  This was the first time the walk was held in Stony Plain, and my first time leading a WWPW.  This year there was a total of 1053 walks around the world, with over 20,000 fellow 'walkers' taking part.  I hope that everyone had a great time, met some fellow shooters, and maybe even learned something new.  Most of all, I hope that everyone had FUN!!

For those of you that are interested in sharing your photos, here are the links to the Flickr pages for the walk.  Even if you're apprehensive about sharing your own work (which you shouldn't be) take a few minutes for a quick trip around the world thru the lenses of others.

World Wide Photo Walk - Global Page

World Wide Photo Walk - Stony Plain Page

If you don't have a Flickr account but would like to set one up, here are a few helpful videos.  They will walk you thru how to get your account set up, and explain how to join the groups.

For those that would like to take part in the competition, here's how you do it.

  • Visit the World Wide Photo Walk website and log into your account
  • The Stony Plain Photo Walk page will be displayed
  • Scroll down the page until you see the "Upload Your Photo" section (yellow box)
  • Click on the 'Browse' button to located the file on your computer then click 'Upload'
  • Please note the file size restrictions:
    • 1000 pixels on the longest dimension / 72 dpi / 1MB max file size
  • Deadline is October 27th at 10am Mountain Time

If you are having any difficulties re-sizing your image, don't hesitate to drop me an email.

Here are the important dates to remember for the competition:

10/11/2014: Walker Photo Upload Opens
Walkers will be able to upload their best image to their city page on the Worldwide Photo Walk website starting October 11, 2014

10/27/2014: Walker Photo Contest Deadline
The deadline for walkers to upload images for their city walk page is 12:00 noon Eastern Time on October 27, 2014

10/31/2014: Walker Winner Selection Deadline
Photo walk leaders will need to pick the winner of their local photo walk by 12:00 noon Eastern Time on October 31, 2014

11/03/2014: Grand Prize and Finalist Winners Announced
Scott Kelby’s choices for the Grand Prize Winner and 10 Finalists will be announced on November 3, 2014

11/17/2014: People’s Choice Competition Opens
All participants in the photo walk can start voting for their favorite images in the People’s Choice Competition on November 17, 2014

11/21/2014: People’s Choice Voting Closes
The deadline for people to vote for their favorite images in the People’s Choice Competition is 12:00 noon Eastern Time on November 21, 2014

11/21/2014: People’s Choice Winner Announced
The winner of the People’s Choice Award will be announced on November 21, 2014

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