Crescent Beach

Like the Ichetucknee River, Crescent Beach on Florida’s Atlantic coast is a popular day trip destination for many Gainesville residents looking to escape the heat and enjoy Florida’s natural beauty. South of St. Augustine, trips to Crescent Beach are a rite of passage for many Gainesville students as they pass through high school, college and adulthood. The small oceanside community also borders the Matanzas State Forest to the west, a wildlife conservation area.

Beginning here and moving forward in the series, I started paying closer attention to the role light could play in a series of designs from the sunshine state.