Monthly Archives: April 2013

Anderson Park, Fish and Dine with the ‘Gators

Anderson Park, operated by Pinellas County,  is located the City of Tarpon Springs.  Like most of the county parks, Anderson is well maintained and admission free.  One of it’s delights are these solo picnic areas built on secluded little peninsulas … Continue reading

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Historic and Beautiful Philippe Park

First visited by the Spanish in 1539, the northwest corner of Tampa Bay became known as Safety Harbor because pirates didn’t venture there. That body of water and a city on its western shore still bear the name. Fierce Tocobaga … Continue reading

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An Architectural Gem In Rural South Georgia

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Colquitt County in southwest Georgia is home to 45,000 souls, and a third of those live in Moultrie, the county seat. The County was named for Walter T. Colquitt, a famous lawyer and Methodist preacher. He served in Congress and … Continue reading

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Birds on a Seaside Swing

Honeymoon Island State Park provides numerous benches and swings along the shore, perfect spots to while away a sunny day in paradise.

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Six More From The Dog Park

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Shoot your Yorkies in the Raw!

Harry the Yorkshire Terrier doesn’t yap like his brethren.  He just struts around looking good. Photographer and teacher Rick Sammon uses one-liner tips like “The name of the game is fill the frame.”   One of his best tips is … Continue reading

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Industrial Powerhouse

Not to get all artsy-fartsy on you, but I felt a sort of brooding power in this idle ready-mix concrete plant. Some might find it ugly, but I thought it was a compelling image. Below is an alternative rendearing.

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The ubiquitous great blue heron

After living in Florida for a while, we take the presence of our magnificent wading birds for granted, especially the great blue heron. The specimen above is the bluest Great Blue Heron I’ve ever seen. Possibly the bright sky reflecting … Continue reading

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A romp in the dog park

Punkin and Mindy, who weigh in about six pounds each, have a great time in mock combat at the Happy Tails Dog Park in Dunedin, Florida. (“Punkin” is Southern for “Pumpkin”, the owner advises.)

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Thank Heaven for Little Girls

The title of this post is  also a song title from the  ’57 Learner & Lowe  musical, Gigi.  Photographing young girls, be they toddlers or teenagers, is always a delight. I found the two girls above one Saturday morning along … Continue reading

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