Fort Christmas Still Life Practice

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.

Cracker Christmas at Fort Christmas, Florida

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.

Modern Monochrome Homework

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.

Merritt Island & Blog Status

First an announcement:  If you’re here because you didn’t get an email from the blog this week, please see the very last bullet at the bottom of this post. And for those interested, you can read much more about other blog tech details / status  / news following the Merritt Island photo update. Merritt Island … Continue reading Merritt Island & Blog Status