Public invited to participate in Champaign event

Public invited to participate in Champaign event

CHAMPAIGN — Scott Kelby's fifth annual Worldwide Photo Walk — the world's largest global social photography event in the history of photography — will take place Saturday, with Champaign getting in on the action.

Local photographer Joe Ethridge is helping central Illinois take part in this free worldwide event by organizing a walk from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in downtown Champaign. Anyone with a camera — even an iPhone or a disposable camera — is welcome to join the event.

For more information or to sign up to participate, visit Information also is available at or via email at

Added to this year's event is a special Google+ page. The Google+ platform will help people connect more easily across the globe, share images and possibly host a hangout or two, sharing some of their photo walk experiences.

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