snow blizzard

This week’s picture of the week was a no brainier. Today I woke up at 6 a.m. and the air temperature was 29 degrees with a wind chill of 10 degrees (that’s Fahrenheit!). I know, I was outside watering the plants so they wouldn’t freeze. But as cold as it was here in South Florida we were still better off than most everywhere except Hawaii and Southern California. So I guess most of you looking at this picture can relate. By the way, the picture was made in Jonesborough, Tennessee during a blizzard and it was a lot more fun… Continue reading 

marathon runners

This past weekend the 7th annual Palm Beach Marathon was held. I did not run in it nor did I photographed it. However in years past I have taken photos of it including this one of the lead pack. I used a Hasselblad X-Pan camera which, for those unfamiliar with it, is an older film camera made to shoot panoramic images. I loved that camera and I’m real sorry I sold it a while back when the photography world was turning digital.

Witches Rock and Santa Rosa National Park, Costa Rica

Witches Rock in the Santa Rosa National Park, Costa Rica. This is a seldom seen view of the famous surfing landmark. It was taken half way down the trail head that begins on the Pan American Highway. Most surfers travel by boat and thus are not afforded this scaled back view of the rock.

curvy road by snow covered mountains

“Sign sign everywhere a sign breaking up the scenery blowing my mind”, written and sung by Five Man Electrical Band, could easily be applied to this image. While I don’t think this is quite what they had in mind, I can’t help but think of the song when looking at the picture.

I captured this image while working for Smithsonian Institution. My assignment was to photograph wilderness areas of Florida, Georgia, Alabama and South Carolina for a guide book to the natural areas of those states.

sandbar with sprouting coconut

Birth of an island. All it takes is a sandbar and a sprouting coconut and in a short time, geologically speaking, a new island will come to life. Of course you must add current, tide and wind with a dose of sunlight as your principal ingredients, and leave the bulldozers and condos for much later, for it to all work.