Get out there!

Grab your camera and a friend and head out to one of these great opportunities to practice your photography craft. 

If you know an event that should be added to this list, please email the RCC website coordinator,


Maritime Festival (formerly the Tall Ships Festival)

Dana Point

Tall-masted ships, cannon battles, and a Pirate and Mermaid Ball. Pirate school, reenactors and Sailor Camp.


Stagecoach Days


Showcasing rich stagecoach history. A carnival, parade, rodeo, rodeo dance, barrel racing, team penning, blacksmithing, Wild West Gunfighter Competition and Encampment, and more. Live bands and cowboy poets will entertain.


Vista Viking Festival


Meet the Norse Gods and Viking Folk at the Living History Viking Village and Marketplace. Axe throwing, KidZone, Live Viking Combat, Norway Heritage Hall, Games and Competitions and more. 


Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion


Downtown Ontario’s historic block of Euclid Avenue will be the center for more than 2000 vintage automobiles and motorcycles, and a wide range of events. 


Pow Wows

9/15-17 San Manuel, San Bernardino Website

9/22-24 Morongo, Cabazon Website

Festive native American attire, singing, dancing and drum competitions. A moving experience.

On Monday, September 4 we will hear a presentation about the ins and outs of photographing a Pow Wow, including etiquette and model releases.

Then on Saturday, September 16, RCC will take a field trip to the San Manuel Pow Wow. Get more information about that club field trip by clicking HERE.


San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Rodeo

Glen Helen Regional Park, San Bernardino

Western sporting action with professional rodeo cowboys and cowgirls. Bull riding, barrel racing, saddle and bareback bronc riding, team and tie-down roping, steer wrestling, and more.


Murals of Downtown Redlands



Hummingbirds, Little Rascals, bandstands, and more. Take a walk around downtown Redlands to view and photograph some 40 works of art decorating the walls of Redlands’ downtown district.


Sculpture Art



Steel and glass, sails, clocks, dancing geometric figures, atomic structures. Redlands has a number of sculptures in public places. Aside from the general experience, these pieces provide an exceptional opportunity for capturing some abstract images.


Crystal Cove State Park

Newport Beach


On the beach: rolling surf, sandy beaches, tidepools. Landside: gently sloping hills, and deeply wooded canyons and ridges.  A great opportunity to capture the coastal sunset.


Tahquitz and Indian Canyons

Palm Springs


Tahquitz Canyon is one of the most beautiful and culturally sensitive areas of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Reservation. Tahquitz Canyon is home to a spectacular seasonal 60-foot waterfall, rock art, ancient irrigation systems, native wildlife, and plants. Protect yourself with sunscreen and a good hat, and be sure to stay hydrated.


Weekend Farmer’s Markets

various locations

Check out one of the many Farmer’s Markets displaying local fruits, vegetables and more. Nearby options include Redlands, Yucaipa, Ontario and Claremont.