Have you ever been out in nature, (whether it’s the beach, the woods, the desert, or a park) and noticed…
My father is a painter and often the two of us compose photographs together for him to use as reference material for his paintings. In 2 days, he will be 93 yrs. old and I count myself lucky to know him.
The Night of Lights “turns on” nightly from November 19, 2016 – January 31, 2017. These are hints from local St. Augustine photographer Robin Anderson on “how to do” The Night of Lights. This guide provides maps, photos and links to resources to assist you in planning your visit. Read all about how to enjoy the oldest city in the nation during the holidays, whether you like to sing carols, enjoy cookies and apple cider or just cozy up under a blanket with your sweetheart!
A few times a year the Old Fort (Castillo de San Marcos) in Historic St. Augustine opens up in the evening for living history tours. The National Parks Service staff and volunteers partner with St. Augustine’s Garrison for what can only be described as Walking Theatre.
Night of Lights in Historic St. Augustine is a spectacular sight this Christmas season. Tourists and townspeople are friendly and happy to be out on this warm December night!
The city will stay turned on until January 31st, 2017. If you visit northeast Florida, make a stop in St. Augustine to see the lights… and be sure to ride the Trolley or the Red Train. Riders can be heard singing carols for blocks coming and going! A carriage ride is also an option for up to 4 people for a set price.
Sometimes its good to leave your DSLR at home. This photo was taken with my iPhone at sunrise standing on the grounds of the Old Fort in St. Augustine. Back home with a little post-production editing, I was able to create the look of a vintage postcard.
My goal was to photographically capture the “feeling” at the St. Augustine Beach Pier on the night of the supermoon. The energy was electric! Children were with their parents, couples were inspired to kiss, and teens hung out, (okay – maybe the teens were uninspired).
Historical St. Augustine, Florida is known for it’s lighting of the city from November to January bringing people and boaters from all over the world to witness the beauty and charm of the city that is over 450 years old.