21/07/2018 – Naturpark Südgeländer – Abandoned / Nature

Location:

Since its abandonment this former railway yard and typical deserted industrial area, has become a natural rich inner-city jungle.

Certain buildings have been preserved, such as the Brückenmeisterei and the water-tower, and an old steam locomotive can be inspected as it sits forgotten on the tracks.

There is plenty to explore and discover, for which reason the location is often used as a backdrop for various  film and television productions,  including even theatre and exhibitions.

As well as the old buildings on the site, the park is also home to over 20 species of bird and 350 different types of plant, a genuine home for nature.

Photo opportunities:

This is the ideal location for some urbexing, (urban exploring) at an abandoned location, with the added opportunity for some excellent nature photography.

Public transport:
https://moovit.com

Other:
This is a bring a camera and shoot event, suitable for both the beginner and the more experienced photographer, in fact anyone who wishes to improve their photography skills through practice, the main emphasis is on developing creative compositional skills rather than technical expertise.

If possible please bring 2 prints of previous work to the event, so that we all have something to pass around, discuss and critique during the refreshment break.
http://www.rossmann-fotowelt.de/fotos-uebersicht/
This service is available in all branches of Rossmann and prints can easily be made there and then in approximately 5 minutes – 13cm x 18cm Premium Fotoabzüge mit weißem Rand = €0,23 per print.
A tablet or smart phone is unfortunately not a suitable alternative.

PayPal:
If you have problems with PayPal, or don’t have a PalPal account because you still live in the 19th century, please bring it in cash.

Google calendar:
Meetup events and Photo opportunities in Berlin
https://calendar.google.com/calendar/b/1?cid=ZjBzZmh1ZHVvaDNzc3E0am9iOXN0MWZuYTRAZ3JvdXAuY2FsZW5kYXIuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbQ

 

Reserve a place

Either use the form below or go to the Meetup website to book a place.

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Bookings no longer allowed on this date.


Date and Time

July 21, 2018 - 2:00 pm

Please be punctual.

ICAL

Meeting Point

Natur-Park Südgelände, Natur-Park Südgelände, 12157 Berlin

Directions

Meet in front of the south entrance of S-Bahn Priesterweg

Priesterweg

12157 Berlin, Germany



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