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StocktonCA on Instagram Annouces Fourth Instameet in April
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StocktonCA on Instagram Annouces Fourth Instameet in April

Local group builds community pride through social media photography app.

Click here for InstaWalk route.

If you have yet checked out an InstaMeet, it's definitely a sign of the times you should!  Want to learn techniques to improve your Instagram game in a creative way?  StocktonCA on Instagram announced it will hold its fourth Instameet at the Haggin Museum on Saturday, April 4 at 11:30AM, to their first ever InstaWALK.   Last year's Instameet was held on the rooftop of the French 25, in July, which brought an art show and people all over the Central Valley.  Free for everyone of all ages.   What to bring?  Easy. Your smartphones, cameras, friends who enjoy Instagram and fun props for added creativity through-out the InstaWalk.  A specific hash tag is usually established the day of the event, which users are asked to upload photos through the photo sharing app.

The photo sharing fun begins at the steps of The Haggin Museum to a group photo. Group photo starts at 11:45AM before Instagramers go inside the museum for a brief photo tour. Flash is not allowed inside says the museum, but photo taking is welcomed, museum opens at 12PM sharp. About 20 minutes after, the InstaWalk takes the northwest corner of Victory Park to beautiful palm tree lined street, Vernal Way, then takes a left on Yosemite Street to American Legion Park and explore the park.  After, the InstaWalk takes Walnut Street east to Empresso Coffeehouse on Pacific Avenue for coffee samples and an Insta-photo-challenge - Snap your creative selfie photo with their coffee. The Miracle Mile on Pacific Avenue offers an abundance of photo opportunities for Instagrammers. Mile Wine Company is asking photographers to snapshot their best photos of the Miracle Mile. They plan to choose four Instagrammers who take creative shots to win $25 gift cards to their restaurant. Mile Wine Company is closed due to a private party, Instagrammers are encourage to explore the Miracle Mile and walk their way to the shops and bars.

Photo Walk Theme:

The theme for the InstaMeet is "Fun Props" says the host of the event - Whether it be a fun balloon, an empty picture frame, even your bicycle cruiser, something fun for grammers' to snap along the way makes for a fun event.  Through-out the walk you are encouraged to snap photos with your smartphones and tag them #StocktonCAinstaWALK on the photo sharing app, Instagram.  Will you be caught 'gramming on Saturday, April 4th in Stockton, California?

What is an instaWALK?

An Instawalk is a real-time casual walking tour through a selected area hosted by IGers . The process follows areas known and unknown to Instagrammers. Since the earliest days of Instagram, people have been meeting up to connect, take photos together and inspire one another. These real-world meetups, which come in all sizes, are known as InstaMeets. In the past year, there have been more than 1,000 in over 70 countries. Walking route for InstaMeet IV: Stockton InstaWALK is listed below.

RSVP & Stay Updated:

For logistical reasons, the hosts of the event insist that everyone RSVP who plan to attend. To RSVP & stay updated click here.

Map and directions to Victory Park:

Find out where StocktonCA's InstaWALK takes you. The hosts for this event are asking everyone to save the custom created Google Maps walking route: Click here for specific route.
 

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