Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Three Palms at Skipper

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Sunday, April 25, 2010

Live Oak

Here is a live oak draped with spanish moss next to one of the three outdoor stages at the Bradford Blues Club during their Earth Day celebration on Saturday.

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Friday, April 23, 2010

Sally Ward Floodplain Swamp

There is more that I don't know than what I know, but I am trying to narrow the gap.

I applied some basic and not so basic photoshop techniques (from the book "The Photoshop Darkroom" by Harold and Phyllis Davis) to these photos that I took after work yesterday along the trail at the Sally Ward Spring Run.

Woods Fern

Afernoon Sun

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Thursday, April 22, 2010

Leather Flower

This vine called leather flower (Clematis sp.) has light purple bell-shaped flowers. I found this one last week nestled among the cypress knees on the shoreline of the swimming area at Wakulla Springs.

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Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Beautiful Morning on the Ochlockonee

I enjoyed the peace and harmony of the Ochlocknoee River yesterday while paddling upstream from Mack Landing. The sweet scent of tupelo flowers attracted hords of bees, so there was a continuous background hum throughout the vast floodplain forest. The river stage had receeded since my last visit during the winter rains several months ago, and the shallow, still water in the oxbows now provides a safe haven for frogs, snakes and turtles.

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Monday, April 19, 2010

Ebb and Flow

My (creative) energy has ebbed for weeks because of cold-like symptons, presumably caused by an allergic reaction to the high levels of pollen in the air. This 'hay fever' thing is a new development for me.

I am very pleased with a new Canon G11 camera. These images were taken April 15 at Wakulla Springs.


Rain Lilies


View of Northside Spring Run from the park's trail.

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