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Pet Photography - Theme Sun Flare

November 10, 2017 - This week’s pet theme is “Sun Flare”, a unique technique where the subject has the sun behind them and the camera is poi...
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Watson Mill Bridge State Park - Comer, Georgia

October 22, 2017 - The next several weeks will feature places we visited on our most recent trip up to the mountains - I hope you enjoy our...
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Dragonfly - up close

October 01, 2017 - While walking the dogs one evening, I noticed a green dragonfly sitting in the gutter being taken away by ants. I picked...
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Nature's Classroom

September 24, 2017 - It's been many years since I was a 6th grader, but I still remember our week at Nature's Classroom. It is a really cool...
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Life cycle of the Gulf Fritillary butterfly

September 03, 2017 - This week's blog will share some of the backyard wonders we have here at home. While I haven't yet spotted one of these...
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Philippe Park, Safety Harbor, Florida located in Pinellas County

August 20, 2017 - This week we got up early and braved the traffic to visit Philippe Park in Safety Harbor, Florida. This park is along th...
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Dog Photography with the universal 'toy' a wooden stick

August 04, 2017 - This week's word for our Pet Photography blog is "Wood". I asked several different people what comes to mind when you th...
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Dead River Park, Hillsborough County, Florida

July 09, 2017 - The last two weeks we have been on the road showing beautiful scenes where roads are oak lined. We have something close,...
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Eureka Springs Park, Hillsborough County

April 30, 2017 - I love this place! It's quiet most days, has a beautiful boardwalk among the trees (almost all shaded, but that also mea...
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Disc golf at 22nd Street Park nestled among the live oak trees along the river

February 05, 2017 - This week we ventured off to play a round of disc golf. My first time, I can't say that I am very good, but I got to thr...
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Little Manatee River State Park - Florida Trail

January 29, 2017 - This past week I decided to check out the Little Manatee River State Park. I've driven by it so many times over the last...
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Owls - Great Horned Owl at Philippe Park, Safety Harbor

December 11, 2016 - This past weekend after completing a family shoot with a young couple and their dogs we were packing up to leave when a...
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Florida Aquarium - An afternoon with wildlife

November 20, 2016 - Have you been to the Florida Aquarium? It's a wonderful place to spend a few hours and it's air conditioned! Yes, it's a...
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Hillsborough River State Park - Wild flowers!

November 13, 2016 - Recently I went out to Hillsborough River State Park a couple of times to get photographs of the wild flowers. Most time...
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Sawgrass Lake Park, Pinellas County

October 30, 2016 - Recently we visited one of my favorite Pinellas County parks, Sawgrass Lake Park. This park is located on the west side...
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Kayaking Hillsborough River

October 23, 2016 - The last two weeks we have taken kayaks out on the Hillsborough River starting at the boat ramp located at Riverhills pa...
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Riverhills Park - sometimes you need to see what's close to home

September 25, 2016 - Riverhills Park is on the Florida birding trail and if one takes the time to enjoy the park, you'll know why. Over the y...
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"I will lift up my eyes to the hills..." - Pretty Place, South Carolina

September 18, 2016 - Pretty Place, South Carolina is beautiful. A friend of ours recommended we visit here while on vacation in South Carolin...
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Remembering 911

September 11, 2016 - As the sun rises today let us remember: those who were lost on 9/11 those that helped with the aftermath of this trage...
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Monarch Caterpillars

August 28, 2016 - Yesterday the garden club for our local elementary school started with the first day of a group of young eager gardeners...
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Emerson Point Preserve, Manatee County

August 21, 2016 - Emerson Point Preserve is located in Manatee County at 5801 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221. It's on the Florida Birding T...
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Waterfall treking around Brevard, North Carolina

August 14, 2016 - Wow, we are getting up early today, it's still dark outside! Breakfast first, then loading up the truck - we are heading...
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Table Rock State Park, Pickens, South Carolina

July 31, 2016 - On the third day of our trip to South Carolina we ventured to Table Rock State Park. The brochure promised trails, a wat...
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Somewhere over the rainbow

July 24, 2016 - This past week we spent in the mountains of South and North Carolina. We covered a lot of ground while up there both in...
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Rainbow Falls Trail, Gorges State Park, Sapphire, North Carolina

July 17, 2016 - The joys of being outside with nature. We ventured off to the mountains to see waterfalls and other things not common in...
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Boating on the St John's River, Astor, Florida

May 22, 2016 - Last weekend we visited Astor, Florida along the St. John's River. A beautiful place for boating, but it's a small quiet...
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Raptor Fest - Owls, Hawks - Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

February 08, 2016 - Saturday, February 6th, the third annual Raptor Fest was held at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve in south St. Petersburg (Pine...
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Save our Monarchs

January 31, 2016 - More and more I hear of the lost of milkweed for our monarch butterflies. The population is decreasing at an alarming ra...
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Lighting makes a big difference!

January 17, 2016 - A few weeks back I posted a picture that was taken at Boy Scout Park and was selected to be a 'month' on the ELAPP calen...
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Boy Scout Park - ELAPP

January 03, 2016 - Boy Scout Park resides in Temple Terrace, Florida and is adjacent to Riverhills Park. Many who come to enjoy Riverhills...
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24 Shoot Challenge

December 11, 2014 - Are you familiar with the 'Meetup' Groups? Jim and I joined the local Tampa Bay Photography Group headed up by Raymond B...
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