ALL THINGS NERDY: MegaCon in Orlando Delivered Ultimate Fan Experience

MegaCon 2018 in Orlando, Photo by Pamela PJ Fenton

Action-Packed Weekend Delivered Ultimate Fan Experience with Jason Momoa, Jeff Goldblum, Elijah Wood, John Cena and more MEGACON™, the Southeast’s largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime and gaming event, wrapped up the Orlando convention throughout Memorial Day Weekend at the Orange County Convention Center. The four-day multi-genre convention welcomed more than 100,000 fans and included programming for all ages, a star-studded celebrity lineup and more. May 24-27 at MegaCon Orlando, people from all over the nation came together to show their love of all things nerdy. No matter if you’re there to shop, see your favorite characters and actors or just to …

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III Points Music, Art, & Technology Festival Recap

Madlib, Photo by Adinayev, III Points Festival, Miami

III Points Music, Art, & Technology Festival in Miami has another unforgettable, record-breaking year. For the fifth year in a row, III Points exhibited exponential growth in both the quality of artists, and the quantity of fans; selling out of tickets for 2017. Just like last year, hurricanes are acted as small speed bumps for the festival. But these storms cannot compete with the strong forces instilled in the people of Miami and III Points. Headlining the festival were Gorillaz for their first time in Miami, and their only show in Florida. Damon Albarn and the group provided a truly …

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PHOTOS: Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Tennessee Titans, Sept 18 at Everbank Field

This past Sunday the Jacksonville Jaguars went up against Tennessee Titans for an unfortunate 37-16 loss. Two of our photographers were there to capture the game and Jacksonville’s incredibly dedicated fans. See image galleries below. PHOTOS BY DENNIS HO PHOTOS BY DAVID DEHOF

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Jacksonville Jaguars’ First Week of 2017 Training Camp Practice

Fran Ruchalski Photographer, Jacksonville Jaguars, 2017 Training Camp Practice, Florida Blue Health & Wellness Field

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Jaguars announced their 2017 training camp schedule, which featured 10 practices open to fans, including the two joint practices with the on Monday, August 14 and Tuesday, August 15. The begin training camp practice with three open sessions on Thursday, July 27, Friday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29. Saturday’s practice on July 29, which will be the first in full pads, is open exclusively to Season Ticket Members. All public dates will take place at the practice fields adjacent to . To attend Jaguars training camp open sessions, fans should register in advance online …

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Cowabunga! Salty Dog Portrait Series by Jacksonville Beach Photographer Chad Dennis

Salty Dog Portrait Series by Jacksonville Beach Photographer Chad Dennis

Growing up in Iowa, photographer was always drawn to the water. Whether it was sitting at the lake, fishing or hanging out down by the river, he always found the water had a calming effect. When he relocated to Jacksonville Beach in August, 2004, the ocean was a huge draw. Dennis was inspired by the ocean to create the Salty Dog Portrait Series, capturing the essence of longtime wave riders and their spiritual connection to the sea. He will showcase the new series from 6-10pm Oct. 1 at , 4160 Boulevard Center Dr. There will be a small admission fee …

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Jaguars Mini Camp

Despite sweltering temps the 2016 Jaguars squad got to work this week. Jaguars’ head coach changed the schedule on the third and final day of 2016 minicamp, opting for players to spend the time meeting among themselves rather than practicing. The message was clear: Thirty-nine days remain until 2016 Training Camp, and that time is critical. “We really just took the opportunity to talk about things that we’ve accomplished [in the offseason] and where we’re heading,” Bradley said as he wrapped up the ’16 offseason. Bradley said the message extended a theme that had been emphasized throughout this week’s three-day …

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The 21 Most Instagrammed Places in Jacksonville

IgersJax_Downtown Jax iphone_photo by @mr_brileyx

The Instagram app, without a doubt, has been the driving force behind the revival of photography over the past 5 years. Sure, there’s the rise of the smartphone camera giving us the ability to take photos at any moment—nowadays, everyone has a camera in their pocket—but the inspiration among today’s masses to take more pictures and have people actually see them, comes from Instagram, or “IG” for short. There’s something going on inside the walls of Instagram that you just can’t find on Facebook or Twitter. Perhaps it’s the simple interface, along with the near non-existence of sharp everyday scrutiny, …

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Blue Trees in Jacksonville

International Artist, Konstantin Dimopoulos, Paints Trees Blue in Hemming Park This past Saturday, Jan 16, Greenscape of Jacksonville, Inc. invited North Florida families to meet internationally-respected artist Konstantin Dimopoulos in to help launch his project THE BLUE TREES in . Photo by Fran Ruchalski Jamie Can (from left), Peter Valaer, Soo Lim and Donna Blackwell work on painting one of the trees. Photo by Fran Ruchalski Jamie Can (from left), Soo Lim and Donna Blackwell work on transforming one of the trees to a different shade of blue. Photo by Fran Ruchalski Julian Homan, one of the many volunteers from Deutche Bank, …

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Picturing The Kingsley Plantation

In November will host nature photographer as its latest Artist in Residence. On November 7, 2015 Rick will share with the public photographs he has taken within the preserve and around the world. This event will take place in the barn from 11am to 1pm. Call 904 251-3537 for more information. About Rick Rasmussen Rick’s passion for the outdoors started in his early years, when he hunted and fished with his father. Unlike some photographers who visit game farms for opportunities, Rick prefers working with his subjects in their natural environment, portraying the animals doing what they do naturally – …

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Doug Eng Streams South, Among Other Places in This World, Camera in Hand

Event: Doug Eng’s STREAMING SOUTH Location: Florida State College at Jacksonville, South Campus, Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts, Art Gallery, 11901 Beach Blvd. Dates: Exhibit opens September 7 through September 16 The “nature of structures” and the “structure of nature”—it is, indeed, the intersection of the two that fine art photographer understands on multiple levels as he works from a personal base of structural engineering and software programming. Math and nature, twins. His discipline is the working relationship of his eye and camera with a laser focus on creating passion and interest in nature, her textures and rhythms, her …

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