Also Thomas and Trey got Google Glasses. And some other bloggers were there too. And then about 400 of us photographers showed up. Four hundred people can't go on a meaningful photo walk – it was more like a flash mob of people holding cameras. The effect of all it was kind of funny, kind of dumb, but overall enjoyable. I'd do it again.
Thomas and Trey photo walk
14 May 2013
I showed up for a photo walk hosted by prolific photographers Thomas Hawk and Trey Ratcliff. The event was sponsored by Google, which was having its annual I/O conference near the walk, and who gave everyone a copy of the Nik software suite, and one lucky person got a Google Glass.
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