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GPG January 2024 outing

January 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Our first outing for 2024. Mark you calendars:

Saturday, January 20th 9 am till noon.

The plan is to go to Thak Ironworks in Floradale, an authentic old-world forge, to see a demonstration of hot iron being pounded into something decorative, or maybe a sharp-edged pointed thingy. We will get a two hour demonstration (pictures allowed – see below), and then have about an hour to wander about at the forge, shooting whatever catches our eye.

Cost will be $20 per person which we’ll do in cash please. You can either pay me before or at the event. I’ll keep a list of those interested, so as to get an idea of numbers. Please respond by email. We will need a minimum of 10, but there is room for more, with tiered seating in the studio.

Do not wear your Sunday best, This is a working forge and it’s very messy, and can be noisy too.

Afterwards, there is a reservoir within walking distance  (image #3) that usually has a number of birds, as well as a coffee/pastry restaurant, all within a short walk or a 3 minute drive. See images below:




Map is here:
Weather does not matter as we will be indoors.

Gear: A short telephoto in the 24-70 or 70-200mm range and a tripod or monopod. The studio is fairly dark, so a faster lens would be ideal, you’ll be shooting at higher ISOs.

Please email me at the GPG address if you are interested.
Cheers and we hope to see you then.


January 20
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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