Category Archives: State Park


There are classic images of mountains reflected in water that most landscape photographers hope to photograph during their careers – the Tetons reflected in the beaver ponds at Schwabacker’s Landing and Mount Moran reflected in […]

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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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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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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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More Irises 2014

More irises from Hillsborough State Park and Brooker Creek Preserve. In the first several images, my goal was use of a wide-angle lens to place the flowers in the context of their environment.   The […]

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Iris Bloom 2014

As much of the rest of the Nation experiences late season weather, spring has come to Florida.  One of my best indicators is the annual iris bloom, which occurs in the Tampa area mid-March to […]

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Hillsborough River Flow

Hillsborough River State Park is located approximately 12 miles north of Tampa FL and is an area I visit regularly to photograph.  I find cloudy or overcast conditions best to photograph at this location – […]

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5 Jan 13: Hillsborough River State Park, Tampa, FL

One of the jewels of the Florida State Park system, Hillsborough River State Park lies about 12 miles north of Tampa FL on US301.  The Hillsborough River flows over the southernmost rapids in the United […]

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Dead Horse SP is just outside the entrance to Canyonlands Island in the Sky.  This is a great morning location after a sunrise shoot at Mesa Arch.  Dead Horse overlooks a wide view of the […]

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The Superstition Mountains face west…with the vibrant color of the setting sun behind me and the wonderful light on the mountains in front of me…a magical evening.  The real challenge was choosing a strong foreground […]

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