Category Archives: Tampa

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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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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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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