Lens & Camera Demo Day at San Francisco Zoo
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Join the crew from Mike’s Camera at San Francisco Zoo to test drive the latest cameras, lenses and photography accessories in a beautiful setting with amazing animals.
You’ll have the opportunity to capture amazing photographs throughout the Zoo with the most exciting new cameras, lenses and accessories from leading camera manufacturers including Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Sigma, Sony, Tamron lenses, Manfrotto tripods, and ProMaster accessories.
Have a stroll through the Australian WalkAbout, see the bears in Grizzly Gulch, and explore the catwalks that lead to Lemur Forest and hundreds of other animals from all over the world.
Whether you’re thinking of changing your camera or have your eye on a lens you’ve been hoping to try out, Demo Days provide a unique opportunity to try out all sorts of gear and capture some spectacular photographs of the wild and wonderful residents of San Francisco Zoo. Best of all, all Demo loaner gear for Test Drive is FREE! Our Demo Days are fun for kids and grown-ups.
Be sure to look for the roving Mike’s Camera Picture Point locations where the crew from Mike’s Camera will have professional telephoto lenses setup and ready to photograph for those really close-up shots. Our crew will also be available to assist you with your photography questions and provide tips for capturing the best shots during your visit.
Don’t miss this fun, picture-perfect wild day at San Francisco Zoo!
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Date & Time
Fall 2016 Dates Coming Soon!
San Francisco Zoo
Sloat Blvd. at the Great Highway
San Francisco, CA 94132
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The Fine Print
This event is free, however regular San Francisco Zoo admission fees apply. A valid Credit Card & Driver’s License is required to check-out gear and will be kept on file until return of equipment. Test Drive Loaner gear is FREE. Restrictions apply. Look for the Mike's Camera Tents in the Entry Village, just passed the Ticket Office the day of the event or stop by any of Northern California Mike’s Camera stores for more details.
The photos you take with the loaned equipment are yours to keep! Bring your own SD card (CF for some flagship Canon & Nikon models) to use in the cameras to store your files. If you forget to bring a memory card, you can borrow one, and a CD containing your photos will be burned for you before you leave.
Registration is not necessary for this event, and all gear is provided on a first come, first served basis, so come early for best selection. All gear must be returned by 4:30PM. Gear is loaned out in 1 hour increments throughout the day. If there is no current wait line for the equipment you checked out, you may renew for another hour, or try out a different piece of equipment.
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