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Amsterdam Light Festival

Hosted by the Consul of the The Hague Amateur Photographers Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 08 Jan 15:20 - 19:00

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Let's visit the Amsterdam Light Festival for some night photography.

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At this time, there will be several light installations that we can photograph.

Things to try: (smartphone or SLR or DSLR)
- night photo
- long exposure
- time lapse

gear: ideally a good camera with tripod. OR a smartphone (I will bring a mini tripod with smartphone holder). lens: tele lens can help control the frame.

optional: flask with hot drink

clothing: wear warm clothes! as night photos do involve some standing around

- 15: Protected content at Den Haag Centraal near the Starbucks
- train 15:33 to Amsterdam Centraal (switch at Leiden) - arrive 16:25
- 16:30 meet others outside Amsterdam Centraal
- lights on: 17:00
- blue hour: 17: Protected content
- dark: 17:28
- 18:30 or 19:00 go cafe

plan B: if there are too many crowds, we can explore the old quays of the quieter canals north-west of the station.

map: you can buy a digital map (just before the event, as it expires) here = 7.50€
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but I will have one anyway.

After, we can have hot drinks at some cafe or in the station cafe.

note: the group will need to leave on time to catch the train.
Once the event starts, I will not be checking messages, so if you do run late, please call me! (Sean)