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Welcome to one of the most celebrated and beautiful festivals in the nation ...

Florida’s Birding & Photo Fest



to our 2019

Photo Contest


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their images!

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Join Us Next Year! April 21-25, 2021

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This year's headquarters is located in Celebration Hall at St. Anastasia

5205 A1A S, St. Augustine Beach  •  Click for Google map

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Our sincerest thanks go out to all of this year's participants, volunteers, sponsors, vendors, and exhibitors

for another incredible year!

All of you make the festival a huge success!

We look forward to seeing you at this year's festival!

April 22-26, 2020

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Follow these steps to build your adventure for this year’s Florida’s Birding & Photo Fest:

• Review offerings under SPEAKERS & WORKSHOPS / OUTDOOR TOURS - make note of your selections.

• Ready to buy tickets? Click the REGISTER HERE & BUY TICKETS button which takes you to our Ticketing Site.

• Select and add your Festival Registration and your event tickets to your cart and check out.

Be Sure to Check Out Our

Quick Tip Tuesdays and Live Speaker Saturdays at 11 a.m.

on our Facebook page



Congratulations to This Year's Photo Contest Winners!


Roman Kurywczak is a professional nature photographer for over 15 years who conducts lectures and workshops across the globe. His boutique tour company, Roamin’ with Roman Photo Tours, caters to small groups to provide the ultimate learning experience for participants. Whether he is out in Tanzania or standing before a roaring waterfall in Iceland, Roman’s energy and passion for nature photography are clearly evident.  You can often find him out in Arches or Yellowstone national park late at night photographing the nighttime landscapes and calling it fun! In the United States, Roman’s photographic adventures have led him from Alaska down to California all the way across to Florida and on up to Maine with only a few states left to explore. Future expansion plans include many international destinations. Closer to home, Roman will spend countless hours doing macro photography.  While he enjoys photographing insects, his favorite subject is flowers, which he buys for his wife and he is sticking to that story. Roman is equally comfortable photographing landscapes, macro subjects, and wildlife whether he is at some exotic location or close to home.


A proud member of the Sigma Pro team, you can find his galleries, blog, tour schedule, and more on his website:

Create Tack Sharp Macro Images- without a tripod

Field Workshop (Meeting Location:

Celebration Hall at St. Anastasia, 5205 A1A South)


FRIDAY 7 TO 9:30 A.M.

Price: $75

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Max No of People: 14



Master Capturing Birds in Flight 

Field Workshop (Meeting Location:

St. Augustine Alligator Farm, 999 Anastasia Blvd.)

WEDNESDAY 4:30 TO 7:30 P.M. 

Price: $100 + Annual Photo Pass ($120)

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Max No of People: 12



Horses on the Beach with Sigma Photo (co-leader Brett Wells)

Field Workshop (Meeting Location:

Frank B. Butler County Park EAST, 5860 A1A South)


Price: $100

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Max No of People: 20



Photographing the Night Sky

Photography Seminar (Meeting Location:

Celebration Hall at St. Anastasia, 5205 A1A South)

SATURDAY 10 TO 11:30 A.M.

Price: $25

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Max No People: 30



Hands on Night Sky Shoot

Field Workshop (Meeting Location:

Marineland Rock Beach, 9700 Oceanshore Blvd.)

SUNDAY 12:30 TO 2:30 A.M.

Price: $100

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Max No People: 20




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A note about Alligator Farm Field Workshops **

The Alligator Farm REQUIRES an ANNUAL PHOTO PASS for this workshop.**If you need a Photo Pass then please purchase our “I NEED AN ALLIGATOR FARM PHOTO PASS” ticket and a Photo Pass will be ordered for you.  You will only need to buy the pass one time and it’s valid for one year. 2020 Photo Passes are $128.

We want you to enjoy and learn as much as you can in your field workshops. Therefore, it is important to arrive early and have all of your gear ready to go so you do not miss out or hold the group up. Each field workshop will begin with a 10 minute overview of the subject and techniques. Suggested gear lists are included with each field workshop.

Festival Organizer Note About Field Workshops