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20.02.2011
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City/Town: Zurich Zoo
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Meeting Point: Meet at HB at 12

Time for another event. :-) I thought we might do something different, and go to the Zoo in Zurich this time.

Meet at HB under the blue angel at 12 Lunchtime, and get the tram to the Zoo.

http://www.zoo.ch/xml_1/internet/en/intro.cfm
RSVP'd Yes: 15 (3 members and 12 guests)
  • Blang - Ah we pick the first day rain is predicted in weeks, but at least i will find out how good the weather sealing is on my 60D.
  • KarlN + 12 guests
  • 10pixels
RSVP'd Maybe: 12 (6 members and 6 guests)
  • ximix - So long as I don't have to take any pictures :-)
  • Slaphead + 1 guest - Perhaps time to dust off my 300mm
  • planz + 1 guest - Deb loves the Zoo, me, maybe
  • Stephanwolf - click click bang bang
  • BokerTov - Would love to join, but it will depend on whether I come back from Geneva Saturday or Sunday...
  • swisspea + 4 guests - husband and three kids...
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Old 15.02.2011, 14:11
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Re: Zurich Photoclub goes Walkabout at the Zoo in Zurich

Can I just come along for the ride - so to speak - as in just to look at and be looked back at by the animals?
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Old 15.02.2011, 14:12
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Re: Zurich Photoclub goes Walkabout at the Zoo in Zurich

Yes of course all are welcome ... but be prepared to be photographed.. :-)

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Old 15.02.2011, 14:21
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Yes of course all are welcome ... but be prepared to be photographed.. :-)
Er...*BIG gulp*...why?! Thought it was all about the animals.
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Old 15.02.2011, 14:23
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Re: Zurich Photoclub goes Walkabout at the Zoo in Zurich

exactly... :-) it is ..



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Old 15.02.2011, 14:25
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Re: Zurich Photoclub goes Walkabout at the Zoo in Zurich

If I may make a suggestion on this one, the Zoo on a Sunday afternoon is probably going to be quite busy, especially it the weather is good, so I'd suggest that tripods are left at home. Yes the tripod would come in handy in some low light places like the monkey house, however you have to take into account the fact that using a tripod will get in the way of everybody else, and there'll be a lot of over excited kids barging through things and people to get a good look something. If one of those things happens to be your tripod with camera on it then it could turn out to be expensive. Trust me, I've seen this happen.
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Old 15.02.2011, 14:26
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exactly... :-) it is ..
Haha!! Happy to oblige . . .
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Re: Zurich Photoclub goes Walkabout at the Zoo in Zurich

Darn - too bad I am away this weekend - Definitely would have hit this one up
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sorry but will probably enjoy the slopes if I can.... would be joining for an event more towards April/May time though.
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Old 16.02.2011, 15:48
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antime your ready Miss lizzy see you next time ..
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Re: Zurich Photoclub goes Walkabout at the Zoo in Zurich

hmm - unless its nasty, I may take my 300 2.8 for a walk - at least I'll get a workout
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Old 17.02.2011, 18:55
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Re: Zurich Photoclub goes Walkabout at the Zoo in Zurich

your cam and lens are weatherproof !! so no excuses

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your cam and lens are weatherproof !! so no excuses
I know they have survived Burma, Tanzania, Madagascar etc. but its me who is not accustomed to cold rain...
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Yep. As soon as I RSVP'd maybe I knew it was going to rain. Karl himself can confirm that whenever I so much as hint that I'll turn up, it'll be tipping down that day.
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Re: Zurich Photoclub goes Walkabout at the Zoo in Zurich

Theres always the tropical house if it is raining ..

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In which case the 300 is the wrong lens as its shear mass requires about 25 minutes before the fog clears....
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Would it be inappropriate for us to bring our three children along - we'd love to meet the group, we can always part ways if they are annoying
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Re: Zurich Photoclub goes Walkabout at the Zoo in Zurich

we are a big bunch of kids ourselves, so it wouldnt be inappropiate. The zoo is a big place, and we can always feed them to the lions if they become tooo annoying :-)



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we are a big bunch of kids ourselves, so it wouldnt be inappropiate. The zoo is a big place, and we can always feed them to the lions if they become tooo annoying :-)
I think they may give the lions indigestion ...
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I have tablets for that ...
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