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June 1, 2024: Spring Nature Photography Boat Tour | Field Trip

Updated: May 7

Register for the Spring Nature Photography Boat Tour on Lake Lanier on June 1st!

Captain Mickey Holbrook
Captain Mickey Holbrook

Come with us on a guided tour of Lake Lanier during Spring. Our guide will be Captain Mickey Holbrook, a licensed U.S. Coast Guard Captain who grew up on the lake and knows all the best places to take amazing photos of beautiful birds like bald eagles, osprey, and blue herons, gorgeous landscapes with water and Spring flowers, fish, and relics of the lake from the 1950’s.

Captain Mickey runs a fishing boat business on Lake Lanier, and is a photo enthusiast who is a member of our Club. He is creating a custom photo tour just for us with a special discount off his normal prices.

Here are the details—and note that this trip is limited to 2024 members, those who have paid their 2024 annual dues.

The last day to register for the May 4th Spring Nature Photography Boat Tour is Friday, April 26th.

Field Trip Details:

  • Date: Saturday, June 1, 2024

  • Time: 8:00am – 1:30pm (plus lunch)

  • Duration: 5.5 hrs

  • Meeting Address: 5850 Charleston Park Rd, Cumming, GA 30041

  • Trip Leader: Captain Mickey Holbrook with David Dunagan, PCPC Board Member & Field Trips Chair

  • General questions:

  • Location: We will be touring Lake Lanier.

  • Our guide’s website:

  • Price: The price will be $75 per person.

  • General questions:


  • The price will be $75 per person, which is a $25 discount off the normal $100 price as a perk to paid members of PCPC.

  • Once you register, an invoice will be sent to you via Paypal from our treasurer, Bob Walker. This would come to the email you used to register. You can expect the invoice in the days following your registration.

  • You are also welcome to pay by check or by cash. PCPC will accept payments via PayPal and Zelle by sending payment to

  • If you pay by check, please bring to the meeting or mail to the following address: 

    • Peachtree Corners Photography Club

    • 7742 Spalding Drive, #513

    • Peachtree Corners, GA  30092

Additional Information:

  • The optional group lunch will be at Shuckn’ Shack Oyster Bar, 415 Peachtree Parkway Suite 255, Cumming, GA (470) 253-7746. Visit: Lunch is on your own and is not part of the tour fee.

  • If the tour is cancelled due to inclement weather or any other reason by the event organizers, the registration money will be refunded 100%.

  • If the field trip participant cancels prior to 48 hours of the tour, there will be 100% refund.

  • Any cancellations or no shows after 48 hours prior to the event will be non-refundable.

  • Gratuities paid directly to Mad Gillz Fishing by credit card, Venmo, or cash on the boat the day of the event will be greatly appreciated.

  • Each person can bring one bag, preferably a dry bag to keep camera gear safe. A tripod or monopod is not recommended. Bring the longest lens you have in order to capture to eagles in their nests!

  • Life preservers, first aid kits, and all the necessary safety equipment is provided.

  • Carpooling is an available option.  We will need to leave PTC around 7:00am.The location is 45 minutes north of Peachtree Corners.

Check out pictures from our Spring 2023 Boat Tour!


We are meeting at 5850 Charleston Park Rd, Cumming, GA 30041

The location is 45 minutes north of Peachtree Corners.

Google Maps Driving Directions:

For registration, log in to the Member Portal on the "Field Trip Registration" page.

We look forward to you joining this exciting field trip on June 1st.

Sign up today!

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