These are just a few of the many local areas perfect for photography. Please do a google search to check open and closed status before visiting any site.

Sun City

  • Nature trail

  • Butterfly Garden

  • Model sailboat races at Lake Somerset

  • Sports: softball, pickleball, tennis, horseshoe, bocce, croquet, playground

  • Model trains at Woodworkers & Modelmakers Guild Studio

  • Golf Course Nature Tours (https://www.schhgolfclub.com/nature-tours)

  • Riverbend marsh and pier

South Carolina

Ace Basin Area

  • Donnelley WMA

  • Bear Island Wildlife Management Area, Edisto, SC

  • Botany Bay Heritage Preserve/Wildlife Management Area, Edisto, SC

Beaufort Area

  • Hunting Island State Park

Charleston and Mount Pleasant Area

  • Boone Hall, Mt Pleasant

  • Aquarium

  • Middleton Plantation & Gardens

  • Drayton Hall

  • Hampton Plantation

  • McLeod Plantation Historic

  • Fort Sumter

  • Fort Moultrie

  • Cypress Gardens, Moncks Corner

Columbia Area

  • Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Gardens

  • Aquarium, Congaree National Park

Garnett, SC

  • James Webb Wildlife Center

Greenville Area

  • Zoo

  • Cedar Falls Park

  • Gassaway Mansion

  • Conestee Nature Preserve

  • Paris Mountain State Park

  • Waterfalls


  • Sgt Jasper Park

Hilton Head

  • Folly Field Beach

  • Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge, Hilton Head Island

  • Daufuskie Island

  • Mitchelville Beach

  • Honey Horn Plantation

  • Coastal Discovery Museum

  • Jarvis Creek Park

Myrtle Beach Area

  • Brookgreen Gardens, Murrell’s Inlet, SC

  • Beidler Forest, Harleyville, SC

  • Huntington Beach State Park

Port Royal Area

  • Cypress Wetlands, Port Royal, SC

  • Widgeon Point, Lemon Island

Ridgeland Area

  • Blue Heron Nature Trail

Sumter, SC

  • Swan Lake and Iris Gardens


Aiken Area

  • Arboretum Trail

  • DuPont Planetarium

  • Eudora Farms

  • Joye in Aiken in March

  • Hopelands Gardens

  • Hitchcock Woods

  • Aiken Horse Show

  • Annual Steeplechase

Savannah and Pooler Area

  • Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens

  • Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

  • ​Savannah Railroad Museum

  • Oatland Island Wildlife Center

  • Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum

  • Fort Jackson

  • Fort Pulaski National Monument

  • Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge

  • Tybee Island

Twin City, GA

  • Smith State Park,

  • Parrish Mill