Once a year, on the first Saturday of December, a special event takes place at the
Normally, the only way to see this moving event is to join the thousands of other visitors who drive through the roads of the park to view the luminaries. But the National Park Service has granted the Bowie-Crofton Camera Club a special use permit (Photo Pass) that will allow us to be “on the ground”, in the area of the park’s Visitor’s Center, so that we can spend as much time as we like to carefully and artistically photograph this night of lights.
The best time to photograph the luminaries will be just before, and at dusk. Sunset on December 6th will be at about 4:45 p.m., so we will want to be up there by 4:00 at the very latest. It’s about a 1.5 – 2 hour drive from
Here is a web site from the National Park Service that will tell you more about the event: http://www.nps.gov/anti/planyourvisit/luminary.htm
If you would like to join us, contact me by phone at 301-249-2210, or by e-mail, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
-- Vince Ferrari