“ An amazing group of photographers. . ”
— Frank B. on Mar 14, 2017.
“ I can't thank you enough. I learn so much every time I attend an event. ”
— deborahstieglitz on Mar 8, 2017.
“ I really enjoyed meeting everyone this evening and receiving such good information ”
— Janice E. on Mar 7, 2017.
“ Thank you Jeff for a very special day!!!!!! ”
— Barbara S. on Mar 4, 2017.
“ So far so good! ”
— Ashley on Mar 2, 2017.
“ We have been following the club with the website and this was the first time we join an event. We will definitely be back. Thank you ”
— Debbie C. on Mar 1, 2017.
“ love this group! ”
— DeAnna R. on Feb 19, 2017.
“ Interesting ”
— bob f. on Feb 17, 2017.
“ This is the best meetup group and Jeff is an excellent leader and teacher. ”
— HJ Y. on Feb 8, 2017.
“ Great! ”
— Debbie P. on Feb 8, 2017.
“ 10 stars ”
— Karen on Feb 6, 2017.
“ Excellent, if possible would like to see more of the previews of the class to be held similar to "Aperture". I did not originally think I would learn anything. But, I did, Thank you! Stan Wamsley ”
— Stan W. on Feb 5, 2017.
“ Nice ”
— Gary A. on Feb 4, 2017.
“ Love it! ”
— Suzanne Suarez H. on Jan 31, 2017.
“ This is where the masters who like to have fun are. I like this group. ”
— Christopher O. on Jan 30, 2017.
“ Looking forward to classes and "Labs", fun evening, Thanks for the welcome ”
— Linda B. on Jan 17, 2017.
“ As good as always! ”
— Gary A. on Jan 17, 2017.
“ Such talented photogs. I hope one day to produce images so impressive. ”
— SherriH on Dec 18, 2016.
“ A very friendly and informative group. ”
— jan r. on Nov 29, 2016.
“ Fantastic for me as I got to shoot with others from the area, I was on vacation for the week. Look forward to shooting with you all every year! ”
— Betsy C. on Nov 23, 2016.
“ great meet up . ”
— Judy on Nov 22, 2016.
“ Great group, informative discussion / instruction. Jeff is a great instructor! ”
— Robert H. on Nov 14, 2016.
“ First Rate. ”
— Jeff T. on Nov 5, 2016.
“ A great friendly community to be! ”
— Pierre-Yves on Oct 25, 2016.
“ great! ”
— Bobbi on Oct 25, 2016.
“ Before the class tonight I thought noise in photos was when my children were talking as I was trying to photograph them. Jeff really did explain the subject and gave us the alternatives that we can use to improve our photos. Great class! ”
— Larry P. on Oct 18, 2016.
“ Nice people, looking forward to doing more events & getting to know everyone better. ”
— Atlantis on Oct 14, 2016.
“ Fun and informative group. ”
— Winn K on Aug 25, 2016.
“ Great . ”
— Bernie K. on Aug 24, 2016.
“ Interesting and enjoyable ”
— Corri B. on Aug 14, 2016.
“ the group is outstanding...wish I had found it sooner ”
— Denise K. on Aug 10, 2016.
“ The group has refocused and rekindled my lifelong interest in photography. It started with a Brownie Hawkeye, the darkroom, a growing camera collection and the trauma of adjusting to digital photography and putting my film cameras away. Not so fast! They are dusted off and can be seen along with my D boxes at each shoot I attend. ”
— Marc Y. on Jul 26, 2016.
“ I appreciate many photography activities/events and the opportunities to engage further with photography knowledge. Only wish I had more time. ”
— Dave M. on Jul 12, 2016.
“ Wonderful opportunity to share photographs. ”
— Linda Y. on Jul 11, 2016.
“ This group is great ”
— Pete B. on Jun 25, 2016.
“ It is all about participating in lots of different learning opportunities. ”
— John C. on Jun 20, 2016.
“ Terrific ”
— Madlyn B. on Jun 20, 2016.
“ Always a pleasure on many levels especially having Jeff on hand for advice and fixes. ”
— Rory T. on Jun 12, 2016.
“ I am so glad I found them. ”
— Duke M. on Jun 1, 2016.
“ Always a good time getting together. ”
— Kathi S. on May 7, 2016.
“ First meeting attended--Jeff is a great organizer! ”
— Tony on May 4, 2016.
“ I really enjoyed this event. ”
— Walt on Apr 30, 2016.
“ Great group of photographers! ”
— Ken F. on Apr 11, 2016.
“ I bought a camera several years ago but always opted for me iphone so this is my first photography course I have ever taken. Plus I can take the course over and over for free. Jeff is available to email with questions re: equipment and photography. I am amazed by all the services they offer and Jeff is a consummate professional who works with complete amateurs like myself. ”
— Mary O. on Mar 14, 2016.
“ First meetup was great and I met some nice people, too. ”
— Jennifer B. on Feb 2, 2016.
“ Jeff is a very knowledgeable photographer and instructor. The group is always moving forward with the craft and makes the meetups and classes rewarding and enjoyable! ”
— Steve S. on Jan 23, 2016.
“ Super friendly and helpful group. ”
— Simon on Jan 18, 2016.
“ Great People can not wait to get to know better, felt pretty at home. ”
— Bill on Jan 10, 2016.
“ So far for my first meet up I was very impressed with the amount of photography knowledge there was. The round table atmosphere was great for learning. Thanks ”
— Kate h. on Jan 6, 2016.
“ Great organization. There are plenty of activities and learning experiences that take place in various sections of pinellas county. Everyone is so helpful. ”
— Ginny on Dec 3, 2015.
“ Great ”
— Doug T. on Nov 29, 2015.
“ Great group of people I have met so far. ”
— Michael M. on Nov 26, 2015.
“ hope to attend more of your outings as my schedule permits ”
— Karen on Nov 17, 2015.
“ Terrific group! ”
— Dana N. on Oct 28, 2015.
“ Just love this group. I ”
— Debi on Oct 17, 2015.
“ Great, Jeff gave some starting point suggestions and I took it from there. ”
— Linda P. on Oct 15, 2015.
“ Good group ”
— Graham M. on Oct 3, 2015.
“ This was my first meeting with real people; as compared to virtual people, and it was refreshing to say the least. We both learned a lot, met very interesting people, and look forward to more of the same. We're both also interested in registering for the next "boot camp" training for beginners. From both Hope and I, wish to thank everyone for making this learning process possible. ”
— Donald E. on Sep 16, 2015.
“ Good! ”
— Richard F. on Sep 14, 2015.
“ I loved the fireworks and got some good pics. All thanks to entire team for being so warm. I didn't feel it as my first time meeting everone. I have learn some good techniques to take sports pictures and fireworks. ”
— Aswani on Aug 23, 2015.
“ I think FCCP is providing a valuable service to all it's members. I love the challenge of taking specific types of photos and the willingness of Jeff and all the other photographers to provide constructive comments. I'm looking forward to meeting other members on upcoming walks and taking more classes to learn new techniques. ”
— Jim L on Aug 23, 2015.
“ Wonderful! I have much to learn, but feel I'm with the right group! Thank you! ”
— Shannon S. on Aug 19, 2015.
“ Eye opener - so much good info., so many nice people. Build your knowledge, share your work, expand your opportunities to take photos. Jeff is interesting, too. Roger Gilroy on July[masked] ”
— Roger G. on Jul 29, 2015.
“ Great group of people and nice to see so many female photographers in this group! ”
— Elizabeth on Jul 15, 2015.
“ this is a fantastic meetup group. ”
— Patrizio A. on Jun 23, 2015.
“ Top! ”
— Liwen T. on May 31, 2015.
“ I am new to FCCP and photography but have had a great experiences and started learning about my new camera. ”
— Gary W. on May 29, 2015.
“ Good way to connect ”
— Warren S. on Apr 22, 2015.
“ Jeff's leadership and knowledge is excellent. ”
— Gaye L. on Apr 21, 2015.
“ Jeff was very helpful with camera setups and how to get the best fast moving bird photos. ”
— Clark A on Apr 11, 2015.
“ Excellent for my first event. what a wonderful time! Awesome morning. ”
— Debroa W. on Apr 4, 2015.
“ terrific people.. I got decent photos only due to the help I received today. ”
— arnold s. on Mar 21, 2015.
“ Anyone who has more than a casual interest in photography, wants to improve, and wants to learn about upcoming local photo events would enjoy these sessions. Photography is like most other hobbies and sports. You improve with practice. FCCP is a great place to improve. There is some type of group sponsored activity at least four days a week. It forces me to get off my duff and out taking pictures. ”
— John N. on Mar 17, 2015.
“ My first meetup and look forward to participating ”
— Lou P. on Mar 13, 2015.
“ Excellent venues anf great information ”
— Louis Phillip A. on Mar 8, 2015.
“ Great ”
— Brett on Mar 8, 2015.
“ I'm a new member and enjoying the opportunity to meet Photographers of all levels. ”
— Larry F. on Mar 4, 2015.
“ Very active group... Something for every photographer. ”
— Maryann M. on Feb 22, 2015.
“ Glad to support and be a part of such a wonderful organization. ”
— Bryan J. on Feb 21, 2015.
“ If you want to step up your photography experiences you will get a lot from this organization. ”
— Julia S. on Feb 21, 2015.
“ Engaging and inspirational . ”
— G. T. on Feb 10, 2015.
“ Great group. I'm glad Frank recommended that I join. Money well spent. ”
— Eric O. on Feb 9, 2015.
“ Great ”
— Kelly Shannon K. on Feb 4, 2015.
“ An awesome place to learn and grow in photography. You feel right at home. Great deal of experience. ”
— Caleb R. on Jan 28, 2015.
“ Great! ”
— David E. on Jan 27, 2015.
“ Great! Very informative and nice people. lol ”
— Kim B. on Jan 13, 2015.
“ Great group lots of planned activities. All levels of talent. This was my first outing as a member. ”
— Nancy L. on Jan 5, 2015.
“ Jeff coordinated a wonderful opportunity and trip ”
— Joe S. on Jan 4, 2015.
“ Great! ”
— Barbara L. on Dec 20, 2014.
“ "_THE FUN IS EQUAL TO THE EXPERIENCED SHOOTERS _" I TRY NOT TO LET MY IN-EXPERIENCE SHOW , YET , SOMEDAY .... my PHOTO s will have Contrast ~~! ! ”
— LarryC on Nov 18, 2014.
“ If you are motivated to learn, the sky is the limit. ”
— Gail on Oct 6, 2014.
“ Good ”
— Tommy V. on Aug 31, 2014.
“ Nice group. Warm and friendly and helpful ”
— Elaine S. on Aug 26, 2014.
“ When I look at my photos from when I joined FCCP in early 2012 and today, I am thrilled and amazed at the improvement and I can thank FCCP, Jeff and other unselfish members for sharing their knowledge and experience with the members. I've learned not only the technical side of using my camera, but also the creative side of seeing an interesting image. Beyond that, through classes, webinars and study groups, I'm learning the joys of post processing to make the image the best it can be. Thank you to FCCP and all involved for challenging me and enriching my life. The friendships I've made are the icing on a fantastic cake. ”
— Jane L. on Jul 27, 2014.
“ The group is great......Always E/E, enjoyable and educational...... ”
— Paul B. on Jul 27, 2014.
“ It puts the CP in FCCP. ”
— Jim G. on Jul 23, 2014.
“ Great organization! ”
— Ping H. on Jul 13, 2014.
“ This is a great group. You can learn a great deal in a short amount of time. There are a lot of sharp members who are unselfish in sharing their expertise. ”
— Cade on Jul 1, 2014.
“ Thank you Jeff - amazing as always!! ”
— Deidre Y. on Jun 22, 2014.
“ Helps me get out there and take photos. And lots of interesting fun people! ”
— Patricia S. on Jun 21, 2014.
“ Awesome ..... ”
— Franco A. on Jun 17, 2014.
“ It's wonderful. I've a snow bird and will be heading north soon, but I hope to participate again when I get back in the fall. ”
— Barbara R. on May 25, 2014.
“ To share new photography adventures, enjoy the fun of our group and learn as we go along. A nice variety of classes in a comfortable environment at very reasonable prices. These classes are being taught by a knowledgeable instructor and friend to all. ”
— Kathy L. on May 21, 2014.
“ Great Jeff is Soo helpful when you need it. I can't say enough. And he is so knowledgable when it comes to birds and where to find them. And name that bird! ”
— Sharon Y. on May 20, 2014.
“ Extremely well organized and excellent communication via email. I'm still trying to find out how to upload my pix though. ”
— Franco on Apr 28, 2014.
“ wish there would be walks later in day on Sundays - some people attend church on Sunday mornings ”
— Linda H. on Mar 1, 2014.
“ I am so happy I joined , have met some really great people. ”
— Larry W. on Feb 2, 2014.
“ I really enjoyed this event. ”
— Debbie P. on Jan 18, 2014.
“ I enjoy posting pics and getting feedback from others. Thank you so much for the critique! ”
— Kim B. on Nov 20, 2013.
“ Excellent! ”
— Amber U. on Oct 30, 2013.
“ If FCCP is general is anything like the 1st MeetUp I attended, I wouldn't have any problem giving this a huge thumb's-up for anyone interested in taking their photography to the next level. Jeff did an excellent job working with the entire group. He was masterful at breaking down complex topics, so his Meetup members can all grasp the concepts. As a fellow Meetup organizer, I think it was really cool to experience another example of an excellent meetup experience. ”
— mark on Sep 21, 2013.
“ I love the variety of in-person and on-line activities. It is a perfect mix for me. I learned a variety of new ideas about landscape photography and took great notes. I will now look at scenes with a different eye!!! ”
— Eileen K. on Sep 19, 2013.
“ Appreciate the opportunities to attend these informative Webinars. ”
— Karen D. on Sep 19, 2013.
“ Always good, presents a lot of opportunities. ”
— Robert Bobbee B. on Sep 19, 2013.
“ I can't get over how active the group is, how many opportunities they provide to get out and take pictures and how informative and helpful Jeff is explaining all the aspects of taking good pictures. It is the best group, by far, anyone could get involved with...... ”
— Tom M. on Sep 15, 2013.
“ Lots of helpful information. ”
— Warren F. on Sep 13, 2013.
“ Finding the weekly coffee meetings useful and instructive. Will have to try the Beginning Bootcamp again as this one, for me, simply did not take place. ”
— Francine S. on Sep 8, 2013.
“ fantastic ”
— Rita V. on Aug 22, 2013.
“ The best group for all skill levels in photography. Jeff is an excellent teacher in all phases. Fortunate to be a member. ”
— Chuck S. on Aug 15, 2013.
“ Excellent course ”
— Gabrielle H. on Jul 19, 2013.
“ So far, so good:) I'm looking to forward to finishing the course and maybe going on some photo walks. ”
— Skye R. on Jul 1, 2013.
“ I had a fun time and met some fellow shooters. Now if there were just a few more with Nikons...I am starting to gear up for digital and am interested in getting opinions about lenses. ”
— Mike P. on Jun 29, 2013.
“ Also great! ”
— Effie D. on Jun 28, 2013.
“ awesome! ”
— cindy v. on Jun 25, 2013.
“ Tops ”
— John W. on Jun 23, 2013.
“ I was really impressed by the friendlyness of the many people I met at the meet up!! ”
— Jim B. on Jun 22, 2013.
“ Best photogroup around. Jeff is knowledgeable and always willing to help those of us who are still learning. ”
— Pat L on Jun 22, 2013.
“ We are new to this, so we have a limited perspective. From what we have seen, however, this looks like a great organization. Looking forward to learning about photography from some people who really understand it. ”
— Bill B. on Jun 19, 2013.
“ Thanks for letting us know about this!!! ”
— Cyndi F. on Jun 18, 2013.
“ Excellent - all events and classes are high quality and I learn every time. ”
— Barbara A. on Jun 15, 2013.
“ GREAT ”
— Mary K. on Jun 12, 2013.
“ We're very fortunate to have FCCP in this area....I look forward to becoming more involved! ”
— Kim B. on Jun 2, 2013.
“ LOL. Pleasure as all ways. ”
— Diane B. on May 20, 2013.
“ Wonderfu! ”
— Melinda J. on May 20, 2013.
“ real good ”
— David G. on May 8, 2013.
“ I am very delighted to be a part of FCCP! It's restored my excitement about photography again! Thank-you! ”
— Carolyn P. on Apr 20, 2013.
“ Even though this was my first photowalk, FCCP has been a very a good resource at improving my creative side. ”
— Brian B. on Apr 14, 2013.
“ Great, I liked it. ”
— Anja D. on Apr 7, 2013.
“ Exceeded my expectation....and then some!!! ”
— Kristen F. on Apr 6, 2013.
“ Great group of people. Very friendly and willing to share information. ”
— Bill K. on Mar 28, 2013.
“ Great learning and sharing. ”
— sue b. on Mar 24, 2013.
“ Very glad I found it. ”
— Vivek L. on Mar 19, 2013.
“ Excelentemente. Me gusta y aunque no se mucho inglés lo disfrute. ”
— Carmen M. on Mar 17, 2013.
“ love it ”
— Penny F. on Mar 17, 2013.
“ Its a great environment to learn and expand your photography skills. ”
— Anthony J Merto J. on Mar 15, 2013.
“ This was my first class that I've taken and I'll be taking more.......they do an outstanding job. ”
— Karen B. on Mar 10, 2013.
“ Really enjoying it. ”
— Tedi L. on Mar 5, 2013.
“ great club & glad i'm a member ”
— Kathy G. on Mar 5, 2013.
“ A good find!!! ”
— Cortney on Mar 2, 2013.
“ So far I really am enjoying the meet ups offered by FCCP..Thanks to all that participate. I love that I have a network to share what I love doing most with.. ”
— Joan Jagodowski L. on Feb 23, 2013.
“ Great session today...really enjoyed it... hope to try stitching a panorama of that beautiful sunset! Nice folks, good contacts, opportunity to learn more or help others. ”
— Christine on Feb 20, 2013.
“ really nice group, with very knowledgeable instructor. looking forward to mini boot camps in the future. ”
— Sheri A. on Feb 17, 2013.
“ Great ”
— zen_nonna on Feb 9, 2013.
“ I think it is a great group, Jeff is a great organizer. There are so many choices for this group. ”
— Cheryl Martin M. on Feb 7, 2013.
“ Thanks for organizing this well run, interesting, and fun event! ”
— Sharon S on Jan 26, 2013.
“ Great people. Fun events. Lots of knowledge sharing. I've only been to 3 events and I've always felt welcome. Come join us; just show up and shoot. ----------------> Here is an update several years after my first update in 2009. FCCP has grown in membership, services and opportunities. Whether you are new to photography, want a refresher or go all the way with photography, FCCP has something for you. FCCP members are always friendly and ready to help in the classroom or the field. Get off your sofa and start shooting. There are classes and hundreds of Meetups available to meet your personal photography goals. ”
— Eron I. on Jan 23, 2013.
“ Great group. thanks Jeff and to all other supporters. ”
— Marissa M. on Jan 18, 2013.
“ Great Group ! ”
— Ken B. on Jan 16, 2013.
“ Awesome! ”
— Maria on Jan 12, 2013.
“ Great group. ”
— Sherry L. on Jan 2, 2013.
“ I enjoy being a part of the group. Like being "creative" with the weekly assignments. So many offerings on-line are nice; I sometimes cannot get away to meet in person. ”
— Martha H. on Dec 19, 2012.
“ great ”
— Don R. on Nov 24, 2012.
“ Very friendly and helpful group ”
— Mary R. on Nov 17, 2012.
“ Very worthwhile! ”
— Mary Jo W. on Nov 15, 2012.
“ Much to offer in services, inspiration, and talent. ”
— Teresa M De La G. on Nov 4, 2012.
“ the best ! ! and just keeps getting better........thanks for all your efforts. ”
— dan u. on Nov 3, 2012.
“ This is a great meetup, I really liked the Edit Challenges what happen? ”
— James A. on Oct 30, 2012.
“ Well, it was my first time,but I think I would enjoy taking photographs along side some talented people ”
— Andy C. on Oct 27, 2012.
“ Wonderful. I am enjoying itvery much ”
— Michael S. on Oct 26, 2012.
“ Good company for touring the cemetery, and for lunch, afterward. ”
— Jim G. on Oct 26, 2012.
“ I appreciate that our fearless leader, Jeff Donald, has taken the trouble to originate and moderate this showcase for Nikon shooters. I hope this service is continued as I look forward to continuing to participate in it. ”
— David Z. on Oct 22, 2012.
“ So far, awesome! I will be paying my member dues at the end of this week. I wanted to test the community a bit and view interactions with members before I made the commitment but now I am totally sold and ready to meet the group! ”
— C C. on Oct 22, 2012.
“ Jeff is a remarkable instructor and has tireless energy. He has amassed a great group of active photographers, pro, intermediate, and beginners who are active in the many photo walks offered. Definitely the most active Photography Meetup Group in the Tampa Bay area. ”
— Gary T. on Oct 14, 2012.
“ What a great group! Everyone was friendly and I learned a lot! I appreciated the insight of those who have pondered his photos for years. Great trip, thoroughly enjoyed it! ”
— Asher G. on Oct 7, 2012.
“ I Like It ”
— Linda on Oct 7, 2012.
“ This was excellent! ”
— Jim W. on Oct 7, 2012.
“ I was very impressed with the knowledge that Jeff had to share with us. I intend to take more classes and try to improve my knowledge as well. ”
— Jeanne Y. on Oct 1, 2012.
“ I really like FCCP. This is my first try and I'm looking forward to much more! ”
— Deb C. on Sep 30, 2012.
“ Based on my first meet-up, FCCP is organized and attended by knowledgeable staff. Everyone was friendly and willing to share their expertise. To date (9/23/12), the above still holds true! ”
— La R. on Sep 29, 2012.
“ So far I have recommended joining to several of my friends...that is how much I like it. ”
— Flor P. on Sep 25, 2012.
“ It was good to meet a few of the people at FCCP, I hope to meet more in the coming weeks. Troy Walseth ”
— Troy W. on Sep 24, 2012.
“ as always, a wonderful time, yet with the focus (oops) on photography, with great people. ”
— lew d. on Sep 22, 2012.
“ I can learn in a relaxed environment and have fun at the same time. It gives me just what I need to increase my knowledge and to improve my photography. Every experienced photographer is always ready to help when I have questions. ”
— Val B. on Sep 20, 2012.
“ I am new to this group and enjoying it very much ”
— Maury A. on Sep 17, 2012.
“ I appreciate the opportunity to get exposed to Florida Center for Creative Photography and look forward to attending future programs! ”
— Ellen on Sep 16, 2012.
“ I greatly appreciate the time and attention to quality and value that Jeff and the other contributors put into this meetup. It is the best-run meetup I've ever been a part of. ”
— Jonathan on Sep 15, 2012.
“ Love it! ”
— Carol Black B. on Sep 15, 2012.
“ As always very well run with lots of information, and group participation. ”
— Arnold B. on Sep 13, 2012.
“ Great, this is the place to go to for everything regarding photography, it's not just a group taking photo's together. ”
— Sharon L. on Sep 12, 2012.
“ Excellent experience. I will join as many events as my schedule will allow me to. ”
— Vlad T. on Sep 5, 2012.
“ Wonderful for putting this together. ”
— Valerie on Aug 31, 2012.
“ I love flccp. I have learned a lot already and I enjoy olistening to Jeff and his tips on creating great pics. ”
— John B. on Aug 31, 2012.
“ Wonderful for getting the word out about events ”
— Basil G. on Aug 24, 2012.
“ Excellent Meetup group. ”
— Phil H. on Aug 14, 2012.
“ Just wish I had more free time to participate and learn. Seeing the images of others made me realize that my point and shoot camera has made me LAZY and less creative. "If you don't use it, you lose it." ”
— Barbara Jo C. on Aug 13, 2012.
“ so far so good... looking forward to making one of the photo walks ”
— Nancy on Aug 2, 2012.
“ Great resource and excellent feedback! ”
— Ramona on Aug 1, 2012.
“ FCCP is a great place to learn and share. I am excited I found other folks who enjoy photography and so is my Family. Now I don't bore them with all my photos. ”
— Julie on Jul 31, 2012.
“ From what I experienced in my first class / meeting, I went to the Bootcamp with a open mind to further my goals in photography. I came away with a positive experience and a opinion that I would really enjoy some of the other meet ups. For me this was important as I drove all the way from Sarasota to attend this meeting / class and would most likely attend other classes or meetings when they fit my schedule. The other members or students that attended this class were fun and offered different questions and thoughts that Jeff was able to answer and explain, and at the same time use those conversations to help teach the others attending ways to help further there knowledge. If many of the other meet-ups or classes are like this one then I will most likely look forward to meeting some of the other members in other meet-ups. It seems that one could learn a little from many of the other members and use those meetings to learn and teach themselves allot. ”
— Carl F. on Jul 22, 2012.
“ great organization ”
— Jean C. on Jul 22, 2012.
“ What a great group! I love all the webinar resources. The online photo challenges are also a great way to connect even if my schedule can't allow me to come to as many meetups as I'd like. ”
— Kathleen on Jul 19, 2012.
“ Great organization! ”
— Ron B. on Jul 15, 2012.
“ I think it has wonderful potential for me. Now that I am semi-retired, I hope to be able to participate in more activities. I think Jeff Donald has done an excellent job in organizing it. ”
— Peter A. on Jul 8, 2012.
“ Very professional organization. ”
— Peggy O. on Jun 14, 2012.
“ GREAT organization. ”
— Chris G. on Jun 8, 2012.
“ I like that they offer online and location meetups. Hopefully I will have more time to participate in more in the future. ”
— Donna on May 30, 2012.
“ Honestly making every effort to keep everybody interested in photography! ”
— Nitin M. on May 30, 2012.
“ Enjoy interacting with like minded people through FCCP. ”
— Diane A. on May 18, 2012.
“ We have the best group of staff and members, so friendly with a vast amount of knowledge ”
— Tim H. on May 17, 2012.
“ I enjoyed meeting Jeff and the other folks that were there. I will go again. ”
— Jo B. on May 16, 2012.
“ Loving it! ”
— Trina on May 9, 2012.
“ I can't say enough good things. Fun, interesting. Knowledgeable people to talk to and learn from. Friendly and helpful. I have learned so much. ”
— Rita on May 9, 2012.
“ Love it! ”
— Jill J. on May 2, 2012.
“ Jeff Donald shares years and years of experience and expertise so selflessly. I may be a beginner, but it is delightful that Jeff can explain technical issues also on my level. All the people I've met so far are all very nice and so willing to share their knowledge. I'm lovin' it!!! ”
— Marie C. on Apr 30, 2012.
“ I'll be back next week. ”
— linda t. on Apr 19, 2012.
“ I am so glad that I didn't give up! I went to two other photography classes in town with other groups and I completely resonated with this class and instructor! Rather than walking away more confused...I walked away with understanding/comprehension/hope. I am now convinced I will master my camera and stop using the PHD button! (Press here dummy!) HA HA ”
— Mary on Apr 17, 2012.
“ It is a great group of people, all of whom are willing to help each other. Jeff is a great leader and instructor who is well organized and experienced in the art of photography. ”
— Joe T. on Apr 16, 2012.
“ I continue to think that the Florida Center for Creative Photography is to Photographers, what Catnip is to Cats!!! ”
— Paul N. on Apr 1, 2012.
“ Great group of down to earth people. ”
— Charlie K. on Mar 19, 2012.
“ Great, from my first experience! ”
— Jeffrey M. on Mar 7, 2012.
“ Really looking forward to taking advantage of the many classes and other activities the group has to offer. Looks like a very well run organization. ”
— Laurie on Mar 4, 2012.
“ The meet-up groups are friendly, helpful and informative. ”
— Shirley G. on Mar 1, 2012.
“ Great opportunity to meet other photo buffs and learn about photography. ”
— Jonathan L. on Feb 25, 2012.
“ Great for getting you out in the streets doing what you like! ”
— Gerry C. on Feb 23, 2012.
“ Excellent. Jeff definetly knows everything there is to know about photography. ”
— Donna on Feb 22, 2012.
“ I will recommend this group to all of my friends interested in photography. ”
— Catalina E. on Feb 20, 2012.
“ I am so glad we have it. The meet-up walks are very friendly. We also learn from one another ”
— Jean K. on Feb 13, 2012.
“ This is an incredible group - I've never experienced anything like it. The PhotoWalks are very well organized and well thought out so you get the experience that is offered. It's very easy to ask questions and work through some of you photography issues about technique, equipment, composition. Jeff does a wonderful job with the organization and descriptions of each event. ”
— Lisa L. on Feb 5, 2012.
“ Well run, lots to offer. ”
— Judith C. on Feb 5, 2012.
“ It's great. I just wish it was closer to St. Petersburg. ”
— Mike L. on Feb 5, 2012.
“ Easy to like the staff plenty of knowledge transfer ”
— John Y. on Feb 3, 2012.
“ Everyone has been very friendly to me and Jeff Donald is a deep well of information. I come to the well and drink at every meeting. I enjoy attending and will continue. ”
— Terry P. on Feb 2, 2012.
“ Nice folks eager to talk photo. ”
— Steven S. on Jan 30, 2012.
“ Florida Center for Creative Photography is the best photo group out there! ”
— Becky G. on Jan 30, 2012.
“ This is a very active group and I look forward to participating in the programs offered. Looking forward to increasing my knowledge of photography. Thanks for providing me the opportunity. ”
— Richard C. on Jan 29, 2012.
“ I truly appreciate the variety of experiences that we are invited to enjoy. Each one is worth it's weight in gold. Thank you to all of the organizers who so selflessly share their knowledge and passion with the group. ”
— Brenda L. on Jan 18, 2012.
“ I learned of FCCP only recently. From what I can see it offers such a wide variety of photo and training opportunities, that I can continue to participate and learn at my own convenience. Photowalks are in various locations throughout the Tampa Bay area, which makes it easy to find and attend meet-ups within reasonable driving distance. ”
— Beth L. on Jan 15, 2012.
“ Great bunch of people with a wealth of knowledge of photography. ”
— Michael M. on Jan 13, 2012.
“ Love it, and Thanks to Jeff. You are an awesome leader of the group. Looking forward to seeing you on up comings events. Great job. ”
— Doel G. on Jan 11, 2012.
“ It looks like I will learn a lot and hopefully share some of my experiences with this group.... ”
— Noreen R. on Jan 4, 2012.
“ Great Venue, nice people. ”
— John H. on Dec 11, 2011.
“ Am enjoying the group. ”
— Dave D. on Dec 5, 2011.
“ Very busy group. ”
— Patricia T. on Nov 7, 2011.
“ I think it's a great group and look forward ot meeting others in the group. ”
— Megan S. on Nov 6, 2011.
“ Everyone was great! ”
— Robin H. on Oct 21, 2011.
“ 5 Star! (might be higher) Great bunch of people, always willing to help and share. i learn new things every week. ”
— tom f. on Sep 12, 2011.
“ Great organization. ”
— Louise A. on Sep 3, 2011.
“ What a great group of people. Getting together. Taking photographs. Sharing knowledge and experiences. A wonderful way to become a better photographer. ”
— Homero Gonzalez J. on Aug 28, 2011.
“ Super group of nice people!!!!! ”
— Mikey B on Aug 22, 2011.
“ I am really excited about learning a lot of incredible new things about photography and getting to know the very nice people of FCCP! ”
— KC N. on Aug 20, 2011.
“ I enjoyed meeting other members. The future meet ups look great. I will make as many as possible. ”
— max c. on Jul 23, 2011.
“ I love this group. They are so warm and friendly and a fun outgoing group to be around. Will answer any question you may have and then some. ”
— Debra on Jul 21, 2011.
“ Great potential here. I'm very excited about what is coming down the road. ”
— John Della P. on Jul 10, 2011.
“ Lots of meet ups with differenttimes, places ”
— Amy C. on Jul 5, 2011.
“ To get a feel for new places and to see same places but with another's viewpoint ”
— Karen S. on Jul 3, 2011.
“ Jeff knows his stuff. He is easy to talk to and seems to like to share his knowledge with anyone interested in learning. ”
— Harry B. on Jun 29, 2011.
“ Very much enjoying NPPF! Nice people, I'm learning a lot, and I'm getting photo opportunities that I wouldn't be getting otherwise. ”
— Lori on May 1, 2011.
“ Excellent group. Jeff and Teresa have done an amazing job at organizing and leading a great meetup! ”
— Jenny H. on Apr 28, 2011.
“ I look forward to attending more meetups. ”
— Kiye on Apr 27, 2011.
“ Good first impression. ”
— Peter D. on Apr 18, 2011.
“ A fun and interesting group. ”
— Nancy H. on Mar 7, 2011.
“ I enjoyed meeting new people and learning new things. ”
— Scott M. on Feb 21, 2011.
“ pleasant, as always ”
— Dennis on Feb 5, 2011.
“ Very friendly and helpful ”
— Melissa B. on Jan 25, 2011.
“ This is a very active and knowledgeable group that anyone who likes photography at any level will enjoy. ”
— Mike M. on Jan 14, 2011.
“ Great ”
— Jack F. on Jan 10, 2011.
“ Outstanding atmosphere, and great photographers to help with everything. ”
— Marc N. on Dec 26, 2010.
“ Informal is the first thing that comes to mind. I have been to groups that were basically just a lecture with little interaction of members. Here people jump in and offer advice, suggestions etc. ”
— Phil G. on Dec 19, 2010.
“ A+ ”
— Denise C. on Dec 19, 2010.
“ The support, camaraderie, friendship, and encouragement from other members helps to keep the joy and fun in photography. ”
— Patti K. on Nov 30, 2010.
“ I'm delighted to find a group I can go on photo shoots with. Looking forward to working with the members. Would have liked to meet up with he bunch afterward and get better acquainted. However, husband at home waiting for dinner. How do post photos? ”
— Gayle S. on Nov 27, 2010.
“ I like it! ”
— Alicia J. on Nov 27, 2010.
“ Great group with a good leader ~!~ ”
— Larry T on Oct 31, 2010.
“ I love it! ”
— Julie de L. on Oct 26, 2010.
“ Great! ”
— Ronald W. on Oct 16, 2010.
“ You will enjoy photography more and get better at it. Good fellowship with with other photographers. Jeff Donald does an amazing job of teaching, planning, coordinating, and leading the group. ”
— Don on Oct 15, 2010.
“ Glad I joined - wish I'd done it long ago. Nice people and a wealth of information. ”
— Rose H. on Sep 9, 2010.
“ Nice group of friendly, fun people ”
— Debbie M. on Aug 30, 2010.
“ I think being with this group will be a good learning opportunity. Jeff is very knowledgable and is always willing to help with any questions. ”
— Trish G. on Aug 29, 2010.
“ Loads of opportunities to learn. ”
— Karen H. on Aug 29, 2010.
“ Offers great opportunities, new ideas. ”
— Ronald C. on Aug 22, 2010.
“ I attended the meet up group Thur 8/12, which was full of energy, information and lots of fun. I liked it a lot and look forward to meeting and connecting with everyone! ”
— David L. on Aug 13, 2010.
“ Awesome! This is a great forum...I'm a newbie and I felt like I was right at home. Everyone was friendly and the people with more photography experience didn't look down on those of us who didn't. I appreciate everyone's willingness to share experiences and knowledge. I met and talked to Jeff for the first time during this workshop and I have to say he is one of the most charismatic people I've ever met. If you haven't talked to him yet...you should. ”
— Tony C. on Aug 8, 2010.
“ Because of the unselfish nature of the group! ”
— Tim on Aug 3, 2010.
“ Great! ”
— Allen D. on Aug 1, 2010.
“ I think it's a great group and I'm so glad I ran across them via the internet ”
— Christina O. (COO I. on Jul 28, 2010.
“ I have learned so much from the photo walks, the classes and all the other meetings... Jeff and NPPF are the best! ”
— Michael on Jul 17, 2010.
“ Seems like a great group. I look forward to coming to additional meetings. ”
— Teresa T. on Jul 9, 2010.
“ I think it's a great group to be in. There's something for everyone. ”
— Claire T. on Jul 4, 2010.
“ Others should join this meetup group if they have an interest in photography and want to learn more, or simply join others in sharing the fun of taking photographs. This group also offers opportunities to display your photographic work and share your talent with the community with local shows, contests and galleries. ”
— Ted F. on Jun 28, 2010.
“ Great place to learn ”
— Balaji on Jun 27, 2010.
“ Very active group. Something interesting to do for almost any sector of the hobby. ”
— Albert T. on Jun 18, 2010.
“ Another great Meet-up, packed with information and fellowship! Lot's of excitement!!!I guarantee it's not just the coffee. ”
— Bob K. on Jun 16, 2010.
“ Any time you have a chance to do a different style of photography you should jump at the chance. There is always room to improve. and the only way to do so is to get out and shoot. ”
— John S. on Jun 12, 2010.
“ It's always a fun group. There is as deep a knowledge base in the group as there is diversity in skill level and equipment. Great resource for beginners to grow and for old hands to share experiences and what they've learned over the years. ”
— Wadefisher on Jun 10, 2010.
“ At it's core this group is about making one a better photographer. It's a bonus that you'll have fun too. ”
— Gary G. on May 26, 2010.
“ because I'm in it. ”
— Sean N on May 24, 2010.
“ I'd like to see more people take the opportunity to do something for themselves. Our lives are so busy that we forget about us! Photography is a great outlet and can be very relaxing and fun at the same time. And no, you don't need hundreds of dollars worth of equipment to do this. Your family camera is just fine. A simple point-n-shoot is all one needs. Your knowledge of photography will increase, you'll meet new people, and you will have lots of fun doing this. The group is open, therefore, one can come risk free to see how they like it. This group offers many, many opportunities to meet during the month. I see knew faces all of the time because of the availability offered for people to meet. Oh! one more thing, the organizer, Jeff Donald, has 30 years of experience in the field of photography,videography, and computers. He's traveled extensively and has lead many groups through exotic lands. Sounds exciting doesn't it? ”
— Theresa D. on May 22, 2010.
“ Join to help stamp out snap shots! Great photos are so much better! ”
— Frank P. on May 21, 2010.
“ Great companionship where everyone makes you feel welcome and is willing to share. ”
— Sandra on May 18, 2010.
“ Friendly and knowledgeable people ”
— Robert "OP" P. on May 15, 2010.
“ Good opportunity to learn and practice your skills. ”
— Susan K. on May 15, 2010.
“ Being a member brings so many benefits. One look at the meetup page and the calendar, and attending one group meetup confirm it! ”
— Maria C. on May 13, 2010.
“ Always fun to learn and share! ”
— Maureen B. on May 12, 2010.
“ Have more fun with photography. ”
— George B. on Apr 10, 2010.
“ to learn and have fun ”
— Gerry on Mar 22, 2010.
“ There's so much interesting stuff going on, formal training programs, and the opportunity to become friends with and learn from a varied group of pros. ”
— Hal G. D. on Feb 23, 2010.
“ Great photo and learning opportunities! ”
— Shae on Dec 20, 2009.
“ If you are interested in learning to shoot portraits either family or models this is a perfect work group. A fun group to be with. Very helpful with many years of practical expierience to help answer your questions. I recommend this group. ”
— Jim I. on Dec 14, 2009.
“ First time users would learn the camera basics. ”
— Andrea on Nov 16, 2009.
“ You can get all your questions answered by a photography expert and compare your own experiences with other shooters. ”
— Scott M. on Nov 14, 2009.
“ to have the same experience and to learn from each other. ”
— Allan A. on Nov 11, 2009.
“ To learn new techniques and ideas regarding any kind of photography. ”
— Dave F. on Oct 14, 2009.
“ Great leaders, nice people, good information! ”
— Kathy S. on Oct 2, 2009.
“ The people are professional and nice. ”
— Rustyoftampa538 on Sep 26, 2009.
“ If you want to become a more knowledgeable photographer and improve your skills, this group is the place to do it. ”
— John D. on Sep 18, 2009.
“ Lots of fun! ”
— Shannon S. on Aug 31, 2009.
“ Coz its a lotta fun hangin out with people who speak camera. I learn a lot. Meet nice individuals. knowledge the we need in photography. You got it! All in here! ”
— julio dela c. on Aug 27, 2009.
“ To have fun learning. ”
— Kattie on Aug 24, 2009.
“ Jeff Donald is an excellent educator. He makes the participants feel at ease. He allows time for questions. Anyone that wants to learn what all the buttons on the camera are - sign-up you won't regret it. ”
— Norka F. on Aug 21, 2009.
“ Nice casual social connection with like minded people wanting to share. ”
— George L. on Jul 29, 2009.
“ This was my first meetup with the group and everyone I talked to were very friendly and helpful. This seems like a great group to learn from and share experiences with. ”
— Joe L. on Jul 25, 2009.
“ To meet new people. To share an interest with like minds. Getting out in nature. You can learn so much from Jeff and the people in the class and group are so willing to share their knowledge. Thanks to everyone. See you all next Meetup. ”
— Felice L. on Jul 23, 2009.
“ It's an easy going bunch of folks and Jeff is a very supportive organizer. The group provided a very comfortable atmosphere. ”
— David on Jun 22, 2009.
“ Good organization, with lots of opportunities for local shoots. This is a very ACTIVE group, offering shoots on different types of photography. ”
— Richard H. on Jun 14, 2009.
“ Many events to attend catering to your schedule. A nice group of people. ”
— Lisa on May 26, 2009.
“ This is one of the most active meetup groups anywhere. We learn by doing, and for me, this group offers such a diversity and tenacity in 'doing' that one can't help but learn quickly. Young and old, the folks are great and willing to share their knowledge if you ask for tips. Jeff is an excellent instructor and dedicated to helping others. Whether you like landscape, portrait, fashion, architectural, abstract, whatever your photographic interest, this group will fulfill your desires. ”
— Harry L. on May 26, 2009.
“ Benefits, benefits, benefits...no matter your skill level....there IS much to be gained. ”
— Tris T. on Apr 12, 2009.
“ I gained practical knowledge, all levels of experience were acommadated, friendly group, very inclusive. We left with excellent handouts, our own notes and the shots we had taken to refer back to. Informal, questions encouraged, times to interact with other students. ”
— candy k. on Apr 8, 2009.
“ So far, the members I met were all very warm and friendly. Jeff and the rest of the Asst. Organizers are willing to share their expertise and knowledge about photography. ”
— Sue Cepeda- B. on Feb 18, 2009.
“ It is a great way to share ideas. ”
— Pat O. on Jan 14, 2009.
“ This is the third time in two years I've been left off the "Good to see you" after a meetup. I don't mind so much, but my guests wonder if I really belong to FCCP.(This is old) Why not take it off? JG ”
— John G. on Jan 21, 2017.
“ Happy to be back ”
— Robert R. on Nov 28, 2016.
“ Great ”
— Catriona H. on Oct 25, 2016.
“ Wish the group was closer to Brandon. ”
— Bruce H. on Jul 13, 2016.
“ FCCP is one of the most active Meetup Groups in the world. The volunteer Assistant Organizers and myself put in a great deal of time and energy to bring you many great activities and events. We hope you learn a lot and have a few laughs with us, while on your photographic journey. ”
— Jeff D. on Jul 20, 2016.
“ Unfortunately my opinion of Jeff and this group changed when I paid for a Lightroom class that Jeff repeatedly cancelled over a 3 month period of time. He offered a refund which was never received inspite of repeated attempts to contact him. Another participant said it was the second time he lost money on one of Jeff's classes. Buyer beware. ”
— Susan B. on Apr 7, 2016.
“ Only my second attempt at an outing so I still haven't met the group. I am in Ocala and can't make it to very many outings. ”
— Julie J. on Dec 20, 2015.
“ I met two other members, however it was the first meetup for all three of us. We did not meet anyone else in the group so we all just wandered around and took photo's. ”
— Aileen M. on Jul 23, 2015.
“ Great group of friendly, fun loving, people who share a passion for taking pictures. Have already learned, and know I will continue to learn how to use my camera to it&amp;amp;#039;s fullest potential, and many other aspects of phototgraphy. ”
— Nancy S on Feb 26, 2015.
“ I was there 8am till 11am. Sorry, but I did not see any of you guys. I guess I was too busy taking pix. ”
— Harvey C. on Jan 25, 2015.
“ dissappointing. ”
— James O. on Nov 11, 2013.
“ I believe I will look at other opportunities as well that are offered through FCCP ”
— Becky R. on Jul 20, 2012.