Posts Tagged 'photography'

Ann Arbor Art Fairs in Southeast Michigan



What:  four street fairs combine in late July to make one of the largest annual art fairs in North America!

University of Michigan campus & downtown Ann Arbor

Nearby city directions/map:  Detroit, Michigan
Nearby visitors bureauAnn Arbor CVB
Nearby bigger city directions/map:  Chicago, IL

Additional Tip:  go to “Nonprofit Row” on East Liberty to photograph exhibits by various New Age & progressive causes!


Duck March in Central Arkansas


What:  twice daily, Duckmaster & ducks take elevator between the hotel’s Duck Palace & lobby fountain — free event open to public!

Where:  Peabody Little Rock Hotel
Three Statehouse Plaza, Little Rock, Arkansas

Nearby city directions/map:  Little Rock, Arkansas
Nearby visitors bureau:  Little Rock CVB

Nearby bigger city directions/map:  Memphis, TN

Additional Tip:  follow them from start to finish to get unusual behind-the-scenes photos!

Cleveland skyline in Northeast Ohio


What:  a city view featuring famous Rock & Roll Hall of Fame & Museum reflected by water in foreground!

Voinovich Bicentennial Park
800 East 9th Street, Cleveland, Ohio

Nearby city directions/map:  Cleveland, OH
Nearby visitors bureauCleveland CVB
Nearby bigger city directions/map:  Detroit, MI

Additional Tip:  see Lake Erie sunset from other side of same park!


Big Cypress Swamp in South Florida


What:  panoramic subtropical views of Everglades water, grasses, palms, & cypress trees!

  US 41, the Tamiami Trail, Collier County

Nearby city directions/map:  Naples, Florida
Nearby visitors bureau
Collier County Tourism  800-688-3600
Nearby bigger city directions/map:  Miami, Florida

Additional Tip:  south side of US 41 usually has wider shoulder for parking, then walk across road to north side — watch for fast moving traffic; further east Miami-Dade County views from US 41 do not have palms or cypress, just grass & water!

Cranberry harvest in Central Wisconsin


What:  harvesting of bogs & marshes filled with bright red cranberries along country roads in early October! 

Where:  Route 54 & 173 region

Nearby city directions/map:  La Crosse, Wisconsin
Nearby visitors bureauTomah CVB  800-948-6624
Nearby bigger city directions/map:  Milwaukee, WI

Additional Tip:  my photo taken October 10 along Route 173;  call 800-948-6624 to get best locations!

Boll Weevil Monument in Southeast Alabama



Nearby city directions/map:  Dothan, Alabama
Nearby visitors bureauAlabama Department of Tourism  800-ALABAMA
Nearby bigger city directions/map:  Mobile, AL

Where:  Main Street at College Street, Enterprise, Alabama

Additional Tip:  front of statue faces northwest; stands in middle of downtown intersection so watch for traffic; several giant colorful wall murals nearby; just southeast on Main Street is big Boll Weevil Inn sign!

 What:  one of the world’s only statues dedicated to an agricultural pest!

The Craft Show in Eastern Pennsylvania


What:  yard chock full of colorful Americana arts and crafts framed by a 19th-century historic home & picket fence!

Where:  The Milford Craft Show, 120 East Harford Street , Milford, PA

Nearby city directions/map: Scranton, PA
Nearby visitors bureauPocono Mountains Visitors Bureau 800-POCONOS
Nearby bigger city directions/map: New York, NY

Additional Tip:  town is next to Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area where there are many waterfalls!

As a full time travel photographer who supplies new photos to more visitors bureaus than anyone else in the world, Jeff Greenberg loves to travel & take new photos of attractions & activities. In this daily blog, he lets you know about attractions & activities that stand out as offering something extra to photographers!
Editor Rosie Betancourt tells you what, where, & how to get there! Make suggestions to improve blog:
1. as time passes, some things change, so make sure nothing has changed wherever you go to take new photos by contacting attraction or visitors bureau in advance
2. when taking new photos on private property, use your own judgment as to when to ask permission first
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