Festival of Lights


This year’s Festival of Lights at the Cincinnati Zoo was spectacular!  My husband and I went last night before the weather becomes too cold and loved all of the dazzling and colorful lights!

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After walking through this tunnel of white lights, you’ll see the tree up above.

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Upon entrance into the Cincinnati Zoo, their huge Christmas tree takes center stage!

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I was especially impressed with the sound and light display on the lake!  The lights would change shapes and colors in time to the music.  See all of the ducks swimming?

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This tunnel of rainbow colors is new…

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If you get hungry, there are plenty of little shops to stop and purchase cookies, hot nuts, s’mores, pizza, and of course, hot chocolate!

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The children love to ride the choo choo train!

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There are fire pits situated around the property for people to roast marshmallows at or just warm up!

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It’s actually quite romantic to stroll through with your loved one!

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If you have a sweet tooth, they’ve got glowing cotton candy!

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Now’s the time to get out and enjoy some of this year’s holiday festivities!

17 thoughts on “Festival of Lights

    • Thanks Alejandro! If you have your camera on Manual setting, you’ll use a shutter speed of about 1/20 (sometimes higher, sometimes lower–depending on the surrounding light), aperature around 3.5, and ISO around 800-1000. I didn’t use my tripod, but am pretty steady. The cotton candy didn’t look like it was glow in the dark until I took the pic. 🙂

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