Category Archives: Florida

Small Reflections

My post Reflections on 5/16/2016 talked about reflections of big and grand subjects. This image of an Eastern Amberwing (Perithemis tenera) reminds me that reflections don’t need to be big to be grand!

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The Anole King

“Everything the light touches is our kingdom.” From The Lion King This quote somehow seems appropriate to this Green Anole (Anoles carolinensis).  The kingdom was a small, but the anole seemed proud!    

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Prothonotary Warbler

I’ve been doing some long lens photography recently – primarily focused on local birds. I’ve become fascinated by the Prothonotary Warbler (Protonotaria citrea) which consistently can be found at Lettuce Lake Park in Tampa.   This […]

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Florida Coastal Formations

The Anastasia Formation overlays the Atlantic Coastal Ridge along the central part of Florida’s east coast. There are several locations (Washington Oaks Gardens State Park, Blowing Rocks Preserve, and Coral Cove Park) where Anastasia limestone […]

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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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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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End of the Rainbow

“The essential quality of a photograph is the emotional impact that it carries, which is a measure of the author’s success in translating into photographic terms his own emotional response to the subject.” Eliot Porter […]

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Hanging Out

In Tampa’s spring, during late March into early April, I photograph irises for my wife. I’ve found several locations with consistent blooms where I return each year. Typically, as the light becomes mixed later in […]

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