My Running Buddy and I hit the beach this weekend. Our first trip to the Gulf this year. It was glorious. The sun was shining, and the wind was brisk but not freezing. The beach was virtually empty of distracting tourists (except for the family of penguins who insisted in swimming in the 50F water), … Continue reading Making plans
Extra fine sugar
The beaches along the Florida Gulf Coast are stunning. That's not just a residency bias, they are truly beautiful. Soft, and white, and stretching for 100s of miles. More so in winter, than any other time of the year, the white sand beaches are often mistaken for snow. Even the dunes look like drifts. If … Continue reading Extra fine sugar
Will it rain today?
These fickle, fuddled words confuse me Like 'Will it rain today?' ~ Dave Matthews, "The Space Between" As much as I love trekking to the beach on bright sunny days, I love even more heading to the Gulf when the weather is not so pretty. Watching and photographing storms rolling into shore is exhilarating. Last … Continue reading Will it rain today?
Got up early Saturday morning to head out for my photo hike. I had an ulterior motive to propel me out of the door before 7 a.m. Florida's early voting began this morning too. Polls opened at a new precinct in the city where I live, and I went to perform my civic duty and … Continue reading O’Dark:Thirty
As much as I enjoy getting out of the house first thing in the morning to go on my photo hunts, there is something magical about the light of late afternoon and evening. Colors are deeper, shadows are sharper, and you see things you might miss in the bright glare of day. (Photos shot with … Continue reading Changing light