Maryland Renaissance Festival
Date: Monday, September 5 (Labor Day)
Leader: Gene Luttenburg
Meet: 0830 at Giant for carpool (parking limited)
- • Seniors are Free on Labor Day!
- • $19 until 9/11,
- • $24 after 9/11; $20 each for group of 20
To shoot: Hundreds of people in weird medieval costumes, all of who love to have their picture taken; jousting, archery, jugglers, street entertainment, Shakespeare type stage productions, and general bacchanalia.
Food: enough to gain 10 pounds.
Directions: The Maryland Renaissance Festival is located at:
1821 Crownsville Rd., Annapolis, MD 21401.
You can find more information about the festival, more photo examples, and directions by visiting the webpage http://www.rennfest.com/general-information/dates-times-directions
BONUS!: Cash prizes for winning photos from festival! https://www.rennfest.com/photo-contest-form
GREAT FALLS (VA side)
Date: Sept 24
Fee: NONE—its free that day!
Leader: Phil Boyer
Meet: 0800 Giant to carpool, or meet us there at 0900. Park is at
9200 Old Dominion Dr. McLean, VA 22102
From I-495, take exit 44 for route 193 west; continue 4 miles. Turn right on Old Dominion Drive.
To Shoot: Great Falls! (pun intended). Great scenic waterfalls and river, kayakers, herons, woods, etc. https://www.nps.gov/grfa/index.htm
Gear possibilities: Tripod & neutral density filters for “silky” water. Circular Polarizer. Telephoto to catch herons or kayakers.
Food: Suggestions Welcome*
*Editor Suggestions: 1. Hot Dogs at concession stand. 2. Old Brogue Irish Pub in Great Falls Village