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The 21 Most Instagrammed Places in Jacksonville

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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A Brush With Nature at The Jacksonville Arboretum

, a juried plein air painting event, features over 30 of the region’s finest landscape artists. Each participating artist will set up an easel to capture the natural essence of the . From Thursday, April 16 through Saturday, April 18, artists will paint their favorite scenes from locations throughout the 120-acre site. Visitors can stroll along the trails to watch and interact with the working artists. There will be artist demonstrations, guided nature walks by Arboretum volunteers, delicious food, live music and art activities for children. All works of art will be for sale at this free event and at …

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