You can capture photographs like this beautiful sunrise on Lake Somerset on this weekend's Instagram world record attempt.
You can capture photographs like this beautiful sunrise on Lake Somerset on this weekend's Instagram world record attempt.

Lockyer and Brisbane Valley in Instagram world record shot

INSTAGRAM users across the region are invited to be part of a record attempt for the biggest "Instameet" in the world this Saturday in venues across Queensland.

The meets are social media events designed to encourage travellers to visit Queensland using the photograph sharing site Instagram and there are two local venues to choose from.

All you need to participate is a smart phone with the Instagram app installed and your account set-up.

In Gatton, Instagrammer Reichlyn Aguilar will lead a meet at Lake Apex at 6.30am.

The meeting point will be the Lights on the Hill Memorial and all participants will receive a Lockyer Valley goodie bag and free coffee at the Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre at the end of the meet.

The Somerset Regional Council will also host an event at Kilcoy Farmstay, 3983 Esk-Kilcoy Rd, Hazeldean, at 4.30am on overlooking the northern reaches of Lake Somerset.

Somerset Regional Council Mayor Graeme Lehmann said this was a great opportunity for all Somerset residents and visitors to participate in a world record attempt.

"Somerset is beautiful anytime of the day or night but to take part in a world record attempt at sunrise will be capture one of the truly breathtaking views of our region," Cr Lehmann said.

"This property allows participants to absorb the incredible spring sunrise, capturing the endless mountain and water views.

With over 70 sites involved in Queensland, organisers are hoping to attract 1000 Instagrammers to smash the current world record of around 500 which was set in San Diego, California.

You can register your participation to gain access to photography tips and the latest news.

People are asked to tag their photos with #thisisqueensland when posting.



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