de Juárez, México - On Sunday, August 19 Planeta.com
hosted a special photo
safari celebrating World Photography Day.
are free and inclusive, inspired by many of the principles of
Open Space Technology.
We invite locals and visitors to meet up at Mercado
Sanchez Pascuas and make the trek up Cerro
Fortin. Among the stops -- a visit to the concrete giraffes
in a local city park. We will use popular social web photography
services including Facebook and Flickr and learn how to use
various apps including Twitter, Foodspotting and Foursquare.
Meeting point: Sanchez
Pascuas, Newstand at 10am.
Download the Cerro
Fortin Photo Safari Checklist.
How to participate = Como participar
Take pictures of giraffes in Oaxaca
Upload to Facebook and Flickr
On Flickr share in the Oaxaca
We will vote for our favorites. Winners receive bragging rights.
Gameification: Extra Points
Learn a few words in an indigenous language. Bonus points if
you record a video and upload it to YouTube.
Extra points for photos the planetarium and any trees in bloom.
Look for the monument to Benito
Juárez. Where is he pointing?
Be Present in Your Absence
Those not in Oaxaca
are invited to participate in a social way on the web. Share
this event on your Facebook wall or give away an 'I like' to
comments and photos. On Flickr, please give the poster a star
or add it to a Pinterest album. You can also seek out giraffes
where you live. Take photos and share on Flickr and Facebook.