R • A • W Series | Cypress Lakes Exploration

Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 12:00 PM (EST) More Information →

R • A• W | Real Amazing Wildlife Photography Series ventures out to Cypress Lakes Preserve.


Photographers can experience a variety of trees, flowers and wildlife gathered within 334 acres of wetlands and uplands.

We will hike along the trails to view beautiful scenic areas for those to capture amazing landscape photography and just might witness some local wildlife! One of those locations is a remarkable gathering of Cypress Trees. Photograph an array of Bald Cypress trees that seem to reach the sky and create a photographic view of the majestic cypress knees that blanket the grounds.  

This place is welcoming to all... from macro, landscape and even for beginner photographers! 

R • A • W (Real Amazing Wildlife) Series of Photography Adventures. Follow us on https://creative-nature-photography.com/ for updates!

By registering for this event you have read and understood all information posted here: https://creative-nature-photography.com/information/


August 26 | Saturday | Day One: Jim King will give a lecture about Cypress Lakes Preserve. This is a great opportunity to learn about the native plant life, cypress trees and the history that took place there over century ago.

Photographer Alice Mary Herden will review camera settings, helpful tips to capturing that best photo and what participants will experience in a photographers view.

Workshops are 3 hours from 10am to 1pm. Workshop is held at Chinsegut Conservation Center 23212 Lake Lindsey Road Brooksville, Florida.

Afterwards...Take a nice hike along the Nature Center Tract and detour to the Cypress Walk to get an amazing view of May's Prairie or hang out at the Bird & Butterfly Garden to photograph a wide variety of birds from Cardinals to Chickadees.


August 27 | Sunday | Day Two: Meeting up for the Hike. 

This hike consists of three specific locations that were exclusively chosen by Photographer Alice Mary Herden. She will help with any photography and camera questions and give helpful tips and suggestions on photographic techniques.

Photography hike begins at 9 AM and run until 12 PM. Please arrive by 8:45 AM to check in for hike. Those that register will receive an email with directions to the meet-up location. 


The minimum participants are 2 with maximum of 6. Participation is limited to allow each participant individualized attention.

Your registration fee includes any single daily permits required at some locations.



Bring on the Hike

• Camera, Tripod or Monopod (optional), assorted lenses (optional)

• Walking Stick (optional)

• Water, Snacks, Bug Spray, Sunscreen, Travel First Aid, and any other necessities you may need (in your backpack)

• If you have allergies to plants or wildlife please plan accordingly with Rx supplies.


• Comfortable clothing

• Hat

• Sturdy Shoes (no open-toed shoes)

Don't forget to charge your cell phone and camera batteries... and bring extra memory cards!!!


By registering for this event you have read and understood all information posted here: https://creative-nature-photography.com/information/



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Any questions, please feel free to contact Alice @ 352-232-6092 or Email: alice@green-flymedia.com

—Information about this workshop maybe updated prior to workshop date