World Comes Together for Photography

Participant, Russell Gaughen captures an image of the Wong's neon sign on Main Street in Downtown Klamath Falls. (Brian Gailey)

Klamath Falls, Ore. - The Worldwide Photowalk happens today bringing together photographers from around the world and is the biggest social photography event in the world.

A photowalk is a social photography event where photographers gather to walk around, shoot photos, and have fun with other photographers.

The Klamath Falls rendition of the photowalk was led by Photographer and KFN Publisher, Brian Gailey. The walk took place this morning from 9:00 AM starting at Gathering Grounds Roastery on 11th Street. The walk then went down Main to the Klamath Farmers' Market and continued to the Courthouse. The walk then returned back to Gathering Grounds to wrap up.

2017 marks the 10th anniversary of the Worldwide Photowalk. The global event celebrates with 985 photowalks and 21,257 registered walkers. Typically held the first Saturday of October the photowalk is free to participate but registration was required.

Participants get to enter into a local contest as well as a global contest. A local winner is selected by the photowalk leader and that image is submitted into the global competition. Thousands of dollars of prizes are up for grabs from companies such as - Canon, B&H Photo Video, Drobo, Think Tank, Westcott, Platypod, Adobe, Kelby One and more.

For more information on the Worldwide Photowalk visit