June 27, 2024

Red, White & Blues Pensacola Beach Airshow July 10th – 13th 2024

Red, White & Blues Pensacola Beach Airshow July 10th – 13th 2024 BLUE ANGELS WEEK CALENDAR OF EVENTS July 10th – 13th, 2024 July 10th Breakfast with the Blues starting approximately 7:30 a.m. July 11th Practice Show – Blue Angels begin approximately 2 p.m. July 12th Civilian acts begin at noon Blue Angels – 2 p.m. July 13th Civilian acts begin at noon Blue Angels – 2 p.m. More INFORMATION Where to STAY Where to EAT

June 27, 2024

Pensacola Gallery Night 7/19/2024 “Palafox Chalk Walk”

The next Pensacola Gallery Night will be July 19, 2024.If you in the area during your travels this is a most event to attend.The theme for June “Palafox Vhalk Walk”.It’s a time went the street is full of Artist, Stage & Performers, Food Trucks, Nonprofits,  and most local Merchants will be open.For more information please check out the Gallery Night Website.

June 26, 2024

Osprey

Camera used for this handheld shot was the Sony A75 with using the FE 70-200mm F4.0 Macro OSS II, + 2X teleconverter. For this handheld shot camera setting were 1/3200 sec at f/8.0, ISO 1600. Post processing done with Adobe Lightroom Classic.

June 20, 2024

Brown Pelican

To capture this shot of the Brown Pelican during the late afternoon I used the Sony A6700 with the Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS II lens. This handheld shot was done on the grounds of Fort Pickens located of the far West end of Pensacola Beach Florida.

June 16, 2024

Great Blue Heron Morning Snack Time

Even though I have not been traveling long distances lately I still get out locally as much as I can. With this shot I just headed out to one of my favorites places in the area which is Fort Pickens on the far West end of Pensacola Beach Florida. Not only is the fort a great place to visit and photograph it’s also a good place to photograph wildlife especially birds like this Great Blue Heron. If you are in the area you most definitely want to put this place on your bucket list,

July 9, 2023

USS ALABAMA BATTLESHIP MEMORIAL PARK

Battleship park Be sure to check Website for current hours as they are subject to change. Living in NW Florida gives you the opportunity to visit and photograph a number of places within a fifty mile range. Meaning some nice short day trips. Just about 50 miles west of where I am located, just outside of Mobile, Alabama, is USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park. It’s where the Battleship USS Alabama is docked. But not only is the great ship there, you will also find the submarine, USS Drum along with a museum and military aircraft on the grounds.   Once you arrive at the park there is a $4.00 charge for…

July 8, 2023

Destin, Florida: A Visit To Harborwalk Village

Even though I love to travel all over the US I also enjoy just doing local travel. A couple of weeks ago on a Sunday morning I decided to do just that as I headed just east of where I currently reside in Gulf Breeze, Florida to Destin, Florida and the Harborwalk Village. It’s less than an hour drive, of course it depends on traffic. However this time of year (February) is the off season so traffic was not bad. To get there I drive along Hwy 98 which takes me through another cool place, Fort Walton Beach. Destin is located about a 20 minute drive from Fort Walton Beach….

September 4, 2022

Kites On The Coast (Pensacola Beach Florida)

It was “Kites On The Coast” along Pensacola Beach September 2-3. It amazes me how large some of these kites are. Some of the kites were 25 feet wide by 35 feet long. A long ways from the days of a paper kite.

August 23, 2021

Trail Along South Rim

Sony A7M4 Sony 16-35mm F4 ZA OSS Lens 1/000 sec at f/4.0, ISO 100   If you plan to visit the Grand Canyon click here for current Covid-19 information including South Rim Shuttle information. Be safe!