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Ulele - Fairy Land (similar to Lowry Park Fairy Land)

April 22, 2018 - Recently I visited the Tampa River Walk - this time starting on the northern most tip which is north of downtown Tampa a...
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Pet Photography - Theme "Day in the Life"

March 30, 2018 - This week's pet photography theme is "Day in the Life" of a pet. I'll have to say that there are days where I see our pe...
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Beauty of trees...

March 25, 2018 - I recently read an article in one of my magazines that arrived - the article was about trees. Specifically, it was about...
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Lithia Springs Park on a cool spring day

March 18, 2018 - Continuing on our trek to do the Hillsborough County Hiking Spree, we headed over to Lithia Springs Park this week. Firs...
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Spring at Trout Creek, Wilderness Park

March 11, 2018 - We all loaded up in the car this week on a beautiful spring day and took our little family over to Trout Creek - one of...
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Pet Photography - Theme Wide Angle

March 02, 2018 - This week's theme is "wide angle" which allows the camera to capture a large amount of the overall scene. One factor to...
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Pet Photography - Theme Silhouettes

February 23, 2018 - As February comes to a close, our pet photography theme this week is "silhouettes". This is a type of photography where...
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Pet Photography - Theme Fantasy

February 09, 2018 - Wow, it's already week 6 of the new year, 2018! January flew by and we are well into February now. This week's theme is...
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Pet Photography - Theme Favorite Things!

December 29, 2017 - This week's Pet Photography theme is "Favorite Things". As I thought about this for my pets, I realized that this topic...
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Christmas in the Wild, Lowry Park Zoo 2017

December 17, 2017 - It's the holiday season and many different Christmas events are occurring in the Tampa Bay area. Last night we joined a...
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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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Lowry Park Zoo - Dino Exhibit (going extinct soon)

August 27, 2017 - Lowry Park Zoo has signs all over Tampa letting us know that the Dinosaurs are going extinct over Labor Day weekend (jus...
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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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VPShoots Happy Dogs - Action photographs of dogs having fun

August 11, 2017 - This week's word pet photography theme is "Happy". I googled to see what "Happy Dog Photographs" look like and I found t...
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Shadows in Pet Photography

July 28, 2017 - This week's word for pet photography is 'shadows' and I've given this one a good bit of thought to see what I wanted to...
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The word is "Climb"

July 23, 2017 - This week's photographs feature stairs as a way of conveying the word 'climb'. Definitely something that many of us did...
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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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Pet Photography using beautiful bokeh - the blur behind your subject

July 07, 2017 - Pet Project 52 - while this is a 52 week project, I joined late - so perhaps I will cycle back around to the beginning o...
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DeSoto Falls and DeSoto State Park, Mentone, Alabama

May 28, 2017 - As we continued our travels in north east Alabama, we visited DeSoto Falls. DeSoto Falls is about another 7 miles or so...
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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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High Falls State Park, Jackson, Georgia

April 02, 2017 - Continuing on our journey from last week, we spent most of our time at High Falls State Park. This park is just over 1,0...
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Dogs Day in Dade City, 2017

March 19, 2017 - This morning the dogs and I went to Dade City to check out the "Dogs Day in Dade City" event happening at Agnes Lamb Par...
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Remember Fairy Land at Lowry Park?

March 05, 2017 - I got my first 'real' camera for Christmas, 1978. Back in those days everything was manual and we all shot film so it wa...
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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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Upper Tampa Bay Park

January 15, 2017 - We stopped in this park for a brief visit last week and returned this week to actually spend some time enjoying the trai...
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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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Reflections - Hillsborough River State Park

November 17, 2016 - As the weather cools down just a bit and it becomes dry with no rain, lot of the plants are starting to look wilted. Str...
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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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Ft DeSoto Fishing Pier - Sunset and after.....

October 09, 2016 - Last week we went out to the fishing pier at Ft. DeSoto - it's been a long time since I have been to this park. It's bea...
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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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Pet Photography - Rescue Dog

September 04, 2016 - This past weekend, Jim and I traveled over to Winter Garden, Florida to photograph a young male pit bull dog (Earl) curr...
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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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Lowry Park Zoo - Zooper Pass for 2016

March 06, 2016 - Hi Everyone! This past week we went to Lowry Park Zoo located in Tampa, Florida and photographed some of the animals. Lo...
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Native Indian Festival, Brooksville, Florida

February 14, 2016 - On February 6th and 7th in Brooksville, Florida the 3rd Native Indian Festival was held at Florida Classic Park. Differe...
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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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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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Autumn in Pine Mountain, Georgia

November 22, 2015 - We just returned from several days up in Pine Mountain, Georgia. It was a nice getaway to see the autumn colors and enjo...
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Can you see me NOW?!!

January 08, 2015 - One of my favorite places to take a stroll is on the boardwalk at Riverhills Park on the Hillsborough river in Temple T...
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Black and White Infrared

October 21, 2014 - Curiosity finally caught up with me as I have always been wondering about this 'other world' of infrared and how all thi...
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