Bald Eagle

I love outdoor photography! You step outside with a camera, and you never know what nature will provide. Your only certainty is the uncertainty. In this case, I took a short late afternoon trip to […]

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Alligator on the Hunt

My wife and I took an out of town guest to Brooker Creek Preserve in Pinellas County FL for a late afternoon walk several weekends ago. Our guest wanted a sense of natural Florida and […]

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First Sign of Spring

One of the first sure signs of spring in the Tampa FL area is the appearance in mid-March of the Atamasco Lily (Zephyranthes atamasco) – also known as Easter Lily and Rain Lily. While hiking […]

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Waiting Bench

I don’t often photograph architectural subjects – buildings, bridges, piers, etc – preferring the natural landscape to the human landscape.  Periodically, however, something catches my eye and piques my interest.  The drive from Death Valley […]

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Hidden Surprises

The exact location of the “Windstone Arch,” made famous by photographer David Muench, remained hidden for years. I found on a recent visit to Valley of Fire State Park, NV, even with GPS coordinates and […]

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Welcome to the new website for Chuck Lockett Photography.  This website includes all the posts from my original blog plus continuously evolving new content and images.   As I continue to explore and photograph the landscape of our […]

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Photographing Wildlife

I don’t consider myself to be a wildlife photographer. My approach to wildlife is primarily as an aspect of the landscape I photograph; a compositional element to be considered holistically in the environment and image I’m shooting. […]

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Oaks and Fog

I passed this lane in northern Hillsborough County, Florida on numerous occasions without a second glance. Recently something caught my photographic eye. My first stop occurred in late morning on a clear day – the […]

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Florida Gulf Beach Sunrises

Redington Shores is on one of the Florida’s Gulf Coast barrier islands that run from Clearwater Beach to St Pete Beach. The prominent feature is the Long Pier, a privately owned fishing pier that juts […]

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Acadia National Park 2015

As mentioned in my 7/30/2015 post, my passion for photographing our national parks grew from Acadia National Park in Maine – a location that has regularly drawn me back since the early 1980s.   During […]

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