Outings

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June “Inning” Outing 2020

By Craig Shier | Jun 10, 2020

While you were out a little bit Though we are still under moderate restrictions due to Covid-19, we are getting out and about somewhat. Let’s see how we are keeping our photography skills up. Share …

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Mandarin Garden Club

By Website Helper | May 25, 2020

Mandarin Garden Club: Service and More.

Special April Outing 2020

By Craig Shier | Mar 18, 2020

Keep Shooting and Sharing Join the “Covid Home Challenge” Although meetings and the planned April outing have been cancelled, we want to keep practicing our art and sharing what we are doing photographically. Your “assignment” …

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The Rocks at Marineland and Washington Oaks Gardens – 14 March 2020

By Craig Shier | Feb 29, 2020

Outing Date: March 14, 2020 This outing starts at the beach to photograph rocks and sunrise. Then we will proceed to the gardens for the rest of the morning. Lunch will be at noon at …

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Battle of Olustee Reenactment – 2/15/20

By JCC Outings Chair | Feb 1, 2020

  Saturday, February 15th 156th Anniversary of the Civil War and 43rd Annual Re-enactment Where:  Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park 5851 Battlefield Trail Road Olustee, FL 32087 Park Contact: (386) 758-0400 Hosted by Rebecca Janssen …

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Merritt Island NWR – Black Point Wildlife Drive

By JCC Outings Chair | Jan 1, 2020

Our January 11 outing will be to Black Point Wildlife Drive located in Merritt Island’s National Wildlife Refuge (NWR).

2019 Christmas Party

By JCC Outings Chair | Nov 10, 2019

December 14, 2019 –
This year the Christmas Party will be the December Outing.

Payne’s Prairie – 11/9/17

By JCC Outings Chair | Oct 31, 2019

Nov 9, 2017 – We will tour Payne’s Prarie State Park’s Al Chua trail and surrounding areas

St. Augustine Sunrise, Downtown, and Distillery

By JCC Outings Chair | Jul 3, 2019

July 27, 2019 –
We will visit downtown St. Augustine for Sunrise, early morning light, and a tour of the St. Augustine Distillery

Portraits in Natural Light

By JCC Outings Chair | Jun 11, 2019

Overview Natural light is everywhere.  Learning to use it to photograph people can be a useful tool in a photographer’s tool box.  Craig Monroe has been photographing portraits by natural light for decades.  He frequently …

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Marineland Outing

By JCC President | May 13, 2019

Remember the Marineland outing is this Friday evening and Saturday morning.  Don’t make me be the only one that signs up and go to the future outings post to register!

Marineland Sunset and Sunrise – May 17th and 18th

By JCC Outings Chair | May 6, 2019

Note: Registration Form is at the bottom of this post. Overview NE Florida has a few beaches which have Coquina rocks as a feature (pictured above).   May’s outing will be to the Coquina beach at …

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Kanapaha Gardens – April 13, 2019

By JCC Outings Chair | Mar 27, 2019

              Kanapaha Botanical Gardens (Gainesville, Florida) is comprised of 24 major collections visually accessible from a 1 ½ mile paved walkway. These include the state’s largest public display of …

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Sugar Mill Ruins Tour

By JCC Outings Chair | Mar 18, 2019

March 23, 2019 –
We will visit three  Sugar Mill Ruins: New Smyrna Beach, Sugar Mill Gardens, and Bulow Plantation Ruins

EFG Orchids

By JCC Outings Chair | Jan 20, 2019

January 19, 2019
E.F.G. Orchids is located in historic DeLand. FL. Within its 20,000 square feet are housed many new orchid crosses, along with many other tropical plants.

Falling Creek Falls and Hillman Bridge

By Craig Shier | Oct 30, 2018

Believe it or not we have a waterfall in the North Florida area, and JCC will be visiting it during our November outing. Following our trip to the falls we will visit the historic Hillman Bridge. 

Jacksonville Architecture Outing – Walking Tour Supplementary Information

By Craig Shier | Oct 4, 2018

Route information and some sample iPhone photos from the area.

Summer Solstice Boneyard Beach Sunrise

By JCC Outings Chair | Jan 1, 2018

June 23 – The summer solstice (June 21) is the moment in time when the Earth’s tilt towards the Sun is at its maximum and the Sun reaches its highest position in the sky.  On this day the northern hemisphere will experience it’s longest period of sunlight (14h 06 min).  At Boneyard Beach first Light is ~ 5:56 AM Sun Rise ENE @ 6:24 AM Ebb Tide  4.5′

Avonlea Antique Mall

By JCC Outings Chair | Dec 31, 2017

August 18, 2018 Avonlea Antiques and Design Gallery
Located at 8101 Philips Hwy, Jacksonville, FL.
Avonlea is the largest antique mall in Northern Florida. Avonlea is home to 200 antique dealers in a 40,000 sq ft showroom.

Dudley Farm

By JCC Outings Chair | Dec 30, 2017

May 19, 2018
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this park demonstrates the evolution of Florida farming from the 1850s to the mid-1940s-through three generations of the Dudley family. An authentic working farm, the homestead consists of 18 buildings, including the family farmhouse with original furnishings, an 1880s kitchen outbuilding, a general store and post office, and a functional cane syrup complex. Park staff in period clothing perform daily chores, raise crops and tend to livestock. The farm features seasonal cane grindings, corn shuckings and heritage varieties of livestock and plants. Deer, wild turkeys, gopher tortoises and bluebirds are still seen in the fields. The park has a visitor center, picnic area and nature trail.

Savannah Georgia

By JCC Outings Adj | Dec 28, 2017

APRIL 6 – 8
The city of Savannah, Georgia is the oldest city in the state of Georgia, and features a number of historic sites throughout the city and just outside its limits.
Initially founded in 1733, Savannah became the British colonial capital of the Province of Georgia.

Celtic Music and Heritage Festival

By JCC Outings Adj | Dec 27, 2017

Saturday, March 10, 2018 The 8th Annual St Augustine Celtic Music & Heritage Festival
“The Finest Celtic MUSIC Festival in the United States” with 7 of the top 100 Celtic bands in the WORLD !
Plus The St. Augustine Highland Games, St. Patrick Parade, Celtic artisans, Celtic food, and much more!
…all in America’s Oldest CELTIC City!
Voted #1 for the 2nd Year in a Row as Jacksonville’s Bold City Best Event/Concert and Best of St. Augustine Festival/Event!

Battle of Olustee Reenactment

By JCC Outings Adj | Dec 26, 2017

Saturday, February 17th, 2018
Battle of Olustee Reenactment
The Battle of Olustee was fought in Baker County, Florida on February 20, 1864. It was the only major battle fought in Florida during the American Civil War.

WW Ranch MotoCross Park

By JCC Outings Adj | Dec 25, 2017

Saturday and Sunday, Jan 13 & 14, 2018
Motocross – A thrilling sport where riders give it their all. A bond of man and machine on a grueling, heart-pounding course.

John Reed Zoo Seminar and Visit

By JCC Outings Chair | Dec 20, 2017

May 4 & 5 – AN EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE
Friday evening, May 4 we will meet at SOTW for a seminar by John Reed regarding the techniques of photographing zoo animals.
Saturday Morning, May 5 we will meet John at the zoo for a photo tour. You will then select one photo from the tour and submit it in RAW format to John Neel NLT May 12. He will forward all photos to John Reed who will critique them at the next JCC meeting on May 16. Fee $30 + Zoo ticket

Photographing Groups in Natural Light

By JCC Outings Chair | Dec 9, 2017

July 14, 2018
This workshop is designed to show you some of Kathy’s “tricks of the trade” and get hands-on practice posing individuals, couples and small groups.

Kevin Floyd Workshop

By JCC Outings Chair | Dec 8, 2017

August 4, 2018 –
Photo Workshop with Kevin Floyd,  10:00 AM at his studio in Green Cove Springs. 

Jacksonville Architecture

By JCC Outings Chair | Dec 5, 2017

October13, 2018
Downtown tour led by Craig Shier (3 – 6 PM)  and then to the Southbank for the sunset

St. Augustine Nights of Lights

By JCC Outings Chair | Nov 4, 2017

Outing Date Thursday, November 30, 2017
Nights of Lights is the winter holiday celebration in St. Augustine where each historic downtown business and many residents participate by lighting up their buildings.

Fort Clinch State Park

By JCC Outings Adj | Oct 15, 2017

Outing Date: Saturday, November 4, 2017
Union Garrison Weekend….

Green Cove Springs Military Museum

By JCC Outings Adj | Sep 21, 2017

Outing Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017

Anheuser Busch Brewery Photo Tour

By JCC Outings Chair | Aug 22, 2017

Outing Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017
A special tour by Anheuser-Busch Brewery has been designed to get you on the brew floor close to equipment with your camera and tripod. No shooting through the glass on this tour !

Total Solar Eclipse

By JCC Outings Adj | Jul 18, 2017

Outing Date: August 21, 2017
A local park in Jacksonville and, for those desiring a total eclipse shot, we’ll have a location in South Carolina. Mike Rexroad has listed all the information you need here!

Mark Pariani Reflections

By JCC Outings Chair | May 29, 2017

Outing Date: June 17, 2017
Mark Pariani takes an architectural photo from capture to an abstract finish, incorporating tips for both.
Learn how to create mirror images and enter the current JCC digital contest !!

Darrel Joseph: A Walk Through The Cummer

By JCC Outings Chair | May 29, 2017

Outing Date: July 11, 2017
Museum Opens 4 p.m. Tour 5:45
How did Diane Wise become part of “Cafe L’Avenue Paris”? Meet Darrel at 5:45 at the Cummer to learn how !

Oakland Cemetery, Old Car City, Atlanta Botanical Gardens & Georgia Aquarium

By JCC Outings Chair | Mar 10, 2017

Outing Date: May 17-19
Oakland Cemetery, Old Car City, Atlanta Botanical Gardens & Georgia Aquarium
Four diverse photography venues. You’ll be editing photos for months!

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