This was another moment I got down on my knees in the sand to capture a bird at eye level. He or she was a tricky one as he or she couldn’t make up his or her mind as to which way he or she wanted to go. The waves changed and started crashing up against him or her before he or she could retreat. It was a lot of patience and humorous to watch.
Let the heavens open up! Layers of clouds with multi shades of warm yellows illuminate behind a dark storm cloud. The light opens up touching the earth below. I have attached the full image to open up the perspective of the full moment. Day… Continue Reading “SQUARES – Perspective – Rays of Light”
Is this my good side? Check us out in black and white on Cee’s Black & White Challenge – Backs of Things from earlier this week. We can be found in person at the Jacksonville Zoo. Day 29 – Squares – Perspective Click the… Continue Reading “SQUARES – Perspective – Elephant Booty”
Storm moving in and the Gulf of Mexico is beginning to get churned up. Some of these older docks don’t always withstand hurricanes, but they often get rebuilt until the next time. It is really nice to be standing out there feeling the breeze… Continue Reading “SQUARES – Perspective – Boat Docks”
Sun is beginning to set stationed just behind the left palm tree over an inlet of the Gulf of Mexico near Fort Myers, Florida a few years ago. This is paradise! Until a hurricane comes around. Enjoy it while you can because it will look totally different during a tropical storm or hurricane. Take the good with the bad!
Ponce de Leon Lighthouse is the tallest in Florida at 175 feet (53.34 meters) high and the second tallest in the United States behind the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in North Carolina. It is equipped with a Third Order Fresnel lens and shines out 17 nautical miles (32 kilometers or 20 miles).
This gorgeous sweet smelling mum (the flower) was part of a bouquet at my mom’s funeral 6 years ago, but I found this photo while scouring through my archives and thought how pretty! I find the layers of this flower show the perspective of the living organism within.
Work started on the tower in the fall of 1740 by the Spanish to guard the Matanzas Inlet which was at the mouth of the Matanzas River and could provide a backdoor to the City Of St. Augustine. St. Augustine’s primary defense system was centered around Castillo de San Marcos, the main fort in the now historic district of St. Augustine.
Double rainbow over the treetops with storm clouds to the East and the sun brightly shining from the West. Looking out over the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida.
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