Downtown Santa Monica Photo Tour: Sat. July 27 with Benchley Fan Helen Garber
Emerging Focus Photo Nomad Tours:
Historic Downtown Santa Monica
Saturday, July 27, 2013
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Join internationally renowned photographer and 30 year Santa Monica resident Helen K. Garber for a fun and informative photo tour through historic downtown Santa Monica. Joining Helen will be a historic preservation specialist from the Santa Monica Conservancy who will provide a detailed history of the city that will inspire your images beyond the click of your shutter!
Beginning with a drink at Michaelâ€™s, the acclaimed, award winning restaurant where chef Michael McCarty created California Cuisine in 1979, the tour takes in historic art deco buildings, the view of the Santa Monica Bay from the top of the California Incline at Palisades Park, south through famous historic hotels like the Fairmont Miramar and the Shangri-La. From there the tour will stroll through the Promenade shopping district, stopping along the way at various landmark buildings and then back up to Michael's Restaurant where we encourage the group to share a post adventure meal!
Tour notes: A wide angle lens 28mm and wider is encouraged. Students should have a working knowledge of their equipment which can range from a point and shoot to a DSLR. Comfortable shoes, hat, layered causual elegant clothing (for restaurant), and a bottle of water is encouraged. All food and beverages during our time at Michaelâ€™s are extra.
Date/Time: Saturday July 27, 2013 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Point: Michael's Restaurant, 1147 3rd Street, Santa Monica CA 90403