Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Last Essex Heritage Photo Safari of the year

Good Afternoon....The following information is provided to let you know about a great program offered by the Essex Heritage.  There is so much to see in this region, and the National Park Service  site in Saugus has recently been updated.  If you have never visited this site this would be a time to visit,  The photo opportunities offered at the "Safari's" are wonderful, and if you have never attended a session, this will be the last chance to participate this season.
Tom Leonard

Saturday, August 15th
Nikon Photo Safari with photographer Gary Stanley
Capture! Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site
7am - 12 pm  


Don't miss the last Photo Safari of the season on August 15th! We'll be equipped with the latest and greatest camera gear from Nikon and coached by professional photographer Gary Stanley as we go behind the scenes of the Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site.

Capture the nation's first fully integrated ironworks from 1646! The site also features seven operating waterwheels that set the reconstructed mills to motion. Walk the scenic one-half mile nature trail consisting of marsh and woodland trails. Follow the path from the visitor contact station to the blacksmith shop and down along the east bank of the Saugus River.

Ready to embark? Photo Safari sessions are open to the public and registration for each event is required.  You will receive hands-on instruction from Hunt's knowledgeable technical experts during the session, and also go home with all your images on a free digital memory card and a gift certificate from Hunt's Photo & Video. The cost for each 2009 Photo Safari (5 hour session) is $45 ($30 for Essex Heritage Explorers). 

Registration is available online by credit card, or call Emily at 978-740-0444.

About the Photo Safaris . . .
Sponsored by New England's largest photography retailer, Hunt's Photo & Video and four major camera equipment companies, the Essex Heritage Photo Safaris provide the perfect blend of historic exploration with modern-day digital photography advances. 

For more information about the Essex Heritage photo Safaris, including the schedule for all of the Safari sessions, visit:

About the Photo Contest . . .

Calling all Photo Enthusiasts!
All amateur photographers are invited to submit images to the Essex Heritage Photo Contest that capture the essence of the Essex National Heritage Area, or speak to Essex Heritage's role in preserving the historic, cultural and natural treasures of Essex County. Qualifying photographs must be taken in the Essex National Heritage Area and represent one of four categories: "My Space," "On a Photo Safari," "General Images of ENHA" or "National Historic Landmarks." 

Enter to win! All submissions are due by October 16, 2009.

For more information about the Essex Heritage Photo Contest, including an entry form and contest rules & regulations visit:

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