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Deck The Chairs Festival
Deck The Chairs is a winter holiday family experience in Jacksonville Beach. Inspired by the iconic features of the lifeguard chairs, creative display of decorated and lighted chairs underpin additional other colorful displays and programs …
Gardens at the Cummer Museum
The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens in Jacksonville boasts some of the most important and delightful gardens in Northeast Florida. The gardens offer many types of photo opportunities under a canopy of mature live …
Sunrise Black Rock Beach, Kingsley Plantation
We will shoot the sunrise from Blackrock beach on Big Talbot island using the large live oak driftwood and its rocky shoreline as props for our images. When finished we will proceed to Kingsley Plantation …
Dark Sky Milky Way Shoot
We will travel to Perry county on the Gulf coast for some of the darkest sky available in northern Florida. We will have the best opportunity, weather and cloud cover cooperating, to photograph the Milky …
Sawmill Slough Preserve at UNF
The Sawmill Slough is a three-hundred acre natural area on the campus of the University of North Florida. The Sawmill Slough Preserve includes the original Sawmill Slough, a wetland habitat. In addition to the wetland, …
Sunrise, St Augustine Pier, walking tour of less seen St Augustine
We will shoot the rising sun from the pier and the area surrounding it. The sun will rise at its most northerly position of the year with the summer solstice two days following. The more …
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Bulow Ruins and Bulow State Park
The Bulow Plantation ruins are the remnants of a prosperous slave built and maintained sugar, Indigo and rice plantation. The plantation was cleared and built in 1821 and operated until 1836 when it, and other …
Intentional Camera Movement Workshop April 10, 2021
We are going to use the Dutton Island and Tidal View preserves in Atlantic Beach for this outing. Anita Fanic will present and demonstrate in the field some of the various techniques she uses in …
March 2021: St Augustine Alligator Farm – Rookery
When Date: Saturday, March 20, 2021Time: 8:45 AM Admission Fees Regular admission $26.99 each. We have a club 20% discount with a minimum of 10 attendees. I need to confirm with the farm when we …
February 2021: Beach Sunrise at River to Sea Preserve and Garden
When Date February 20, 2021Time Sunrise (meeting at 6:30 am) Admission Fees $5.00 per car at Washington Oaks State Park Where 9805 N Ocean Shore Blvd, Palm Coast, FL 32137 Contact – Dave …
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Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge – 26 September 2020
Outing: Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, main U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service East Entrance, 11 miles Southwest if Folkston, Georgia, off Highway 121/23 Date: September 26th, 2020 6:00 AM Departure from Jacksonville, 8:30 AM Boat Tour Registration …
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June “Inning” Outing 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 …
Special April Outing 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” …
The Rocks at Marineland and Washington Oaks Gardens – 14 March 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
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 …
Merritt Island NWR – Black Point Wildlife Drive
Our January 11 outing will be to Black Point Wildlife Drive located in Merritt Island’s National Wildlife Refuge (NWR).
Payne’s Prairie – 11/9/17
Nov 9, 2017 – We will tour Payne’s Prarie State Park’s Al Chua trail and surrounding areas
St. Augustine Sunrise, Downtown, and Distillery
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
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 …
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
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 …
Kanapaha Gardens – April 13, 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 …
Sugar Mill Ruins Tour
March 23, 2019 –
We will visit three Sugar Mill Ruins: New Smyrna Beach, Sugar Mill Gardens, and Bulow Plantation Ruins
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
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
Route information and some sample iPhone photos from the area.
Summer Solstice Boneyard Beach Sunrise
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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