Google+ Photo Walk by Trey Ratcliff at SXSW 2013 Tomorrow!

For those of you don’t know Trey Ratcliff is a HDR and photography expert from New Zealand. He is one of the most popular Google+ user with over 4.5 million followers.

Trey runs regular Google+ photo walk’s around the world and people enjoy and learn a lot about photography.

google+ photowalk sxsw 2013

Google+ SXSW 2013 photo walk

So, if you are at SXSW 2013 or nearby, RSVP to signup for the event. Over 644 users have RSVP’d and going.

More details about the event (from event page)

Also you are invited to come to my featured (Google+ heavy!) speech at SXSW – “A Life Worth Living is a Life Worth Recording” –

Google+ PhotoWalk Details!

$1000’s in Prizes! A ton of Google+ swag! Members of the Google+ team!!

Bring your camera (even mobile phones are cool!) and bring your sense of adventure and discovery! We’ll walk around the streets of Austin together and grab some cool photos to share with one another. If you’ve never been to one of these events before, then this is your chance. Bring a friend or bring the kids — it’s a family-friendly event and all are welcome! 🙂

I’ll be giving lessons and teaching how I set up for various shots. Anyone can ask me anything at any time… sort of an in-person AMA! 🙂

When: Monday, Mar 11 at 6:30 PM Austin Time
Where: City Hall – Gather in this Google Map location:
Route Map:
What to bring: Anything from a mobile phone to a DSLR with a tripod
Tag to use for photos: Attach the photos to this event and use the tag #AustinPhotowalk2013 ! 🙂

Prizes (in addition to free Google+ swag to be randomly distributed):
– Really Right Stuff Tripod goodies (BH-40 LR and some LB-40s)
– Xumeadapters Prizes (
– Huge Secret +Adorama Prizes
– Syrp (A NEW Genie!!!) worth $1000 –
– FStop Loka Bag and 1 ICU (
– Camera Sutra t-shirts (
– Many Stuck In Customs Camera Straps (
– 5 Copies of Midnight in Paris! ( )

How To Win A Prize: “Best Photos of Fellow Photowalkers!”
Share your photos on Google+ and/or in The Photo Community with the tag #AustinPhotowalk2013 – winners will be chosen by a Team of Humans at Google and other coaches from the photowalk.

PhotoWalk Route – See Google Maps Route Walk at:

We’ll all start together at City Hall. That’s a great time to start trying to win the prizes by taking photos of fellow PhotoWalkers! We’ll then work our way up to 4th street, then 6th street and end the route inside the Hilton, where maybe one of you will buy me a drink. We’ll be taking photos of the city, the sights, and other PhotoWalkers all along the way. The “ending” of these is always a bit strange because there is no formal gathering, but just keep taking photos until you peter out… you can drift away into the night like a firefly, then go home and get back on the sweet sweet internet with a beverage of your choice and post away. You have a week to add photos to the event before the winners are chosen! 🙂 Thanks again in advance, and I think we’ll have a great time together!

Be sure to post your photos to here to the event at and tag them with #AustinPhotowalk2013

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