I went back out to the Fort Christmas Historical Park recently with fellow Photography Interest Group member Tom M. I’ve written about this place before (here, here. and here). There are 7 restored cabins, each with several rooms arranged to show life in the 1870s through the 1930s. It’s a wonderful place to practice still life photography.
Once we knew what to look for, the orchids weren’t hard to find. There were a lot of them higher up in the large live oak trees.
On the way home, we stopped by the Fort Christmas Historical Park in Christmas, Florida. They were having their 35th annual “Cracker Christmas” event where they provide demonstrations of early settler life in Florida. There were also some Civil War reenactments going on.
A few photos from the Fort Christmas Historical park.
Lynn and I went out to the Fort Christmas Historical Park this morning and met Nancy T. there for the 39th annual “Cracker Christmas”. There are craft vendors and historical demonstrations and it’s a great way to revisit some of our Florida history and maybe find a few unique gifts for friends and relatives.
Fort Christmas is holding its annual “Cracker Christmas” event this weekend (5 and 6 December). There’s a lot to do there today and tomorrow with pioneer homes, museums, live music, demonstrations, a civil war encampment, crafts for sale, and plenty of food to eat.
Just a quick and early post this week to make sure everyone knows about the Orlando Wetlands festival this Saturday (2/20/2016).
Happy New Year! I hope that all of you, your families, and your friends have had a joyful and happy holiday season!
You may have noticed that I like Black and White photography. It’s how I started out, way back when (with Tri-X film, developed in a make-shift darkroom). So I’ve been doing it for a while, but I’m mostly self taught. I’ve studied many books and looked at a lot of online info, but I felt it would be good to take a course and expose myself to techniques and ideas I haven’t discovered on my own – to see how others are doing it.
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