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Story Behind the Photo: Greenhouse Frog

August 07, 2013 - While this photo may not suggest it, Greenhouse Frogs are in fact tiny. This one is only about the size of a quarter and...
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Story Behind the Photo: Afternoon Storm

July 31, 2013 - Thanks to the sea breezes from the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts that converge over the Florida peninsula and usually push we...
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Story Behind the Photo: Water Lily

July 24, 2013 - This water lily was photographed at the Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo, FL. It was a typical late afternoon in rainy...
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Story Behind the Photo: Sea Kayak

July 19, 2013 - This weekend we are expecting highs in the upper 80's and plentiful sunshine before our typical afternoon thunderstorms.
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Story Behind the Photo: Osprey

June 26, 2013 - As I've mentioned in the past, Ospreys are one of my favorite birds. Now that I think about it, my fascination started w...
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Story Behind the Photo: Little Blue Heron

June 12, 2013 - After a recent fishing trip, my husband was filleting his catch at the marina before heading home for the day. This alwa...
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Story Behind the Photo: Honeymoon Island State Park

May 24, 2013 - Taken at Honeymoon Island State Park in Dunedin, FL, this is likely my single favorite photograph in my collection. Many...
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Story Behind the Photo: Flats Fishing

July 19, 2011 - Flats fishing is very popular in the summer months, especially here in the in the Tampa Bay area thanks to the shallow w...
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Story Behind the Photo: Great Blue Heron

July 17, 2011 - After a slow start, it’s rainy season in Florida. Usually we can expect storms every afternoon thanks to the sea breeze...
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Story Behind the Photo: Bald Eagle

July 03, 2011 - Happy Independence Day! On this great day of national pride, it seemed like the perfect time to share an image of a Bald...
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Story Behind the Photo: Clearwater Beach

June 19, 2011 - This week is the big trip out west to see what seems like another planet compared to the white sandy beaches of Florida’...
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Story Behind the Photo: Red-bellied Woodpecker

June 16, 2011 - While it may seem ridiculous to most people that I would feed squirrels on purpose, it does keep them off of my bird fee...
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Story Behind the Photo: Reddish Egret

June 14, 2011 - Reddish Egrets are considered medium to large herons at just under three feet tall. Common along the Gulf Coast, I had n...
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Story Behind the Photo: Red-shouldered Hawk

June 12, 2011 - Hawks are amazing birds. Perched high in the tree tops always watching for for thier next meal, I usually am delighted t...
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Story Behind the Photo: Caladesi Island State Park

June 07, 2011 - It’s hot out. More than half of the country is experiencing August-like temperatures in the beginning of June, leaving m...
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Story Behind the Photo: Sunset

June 02, 2011 - I have some really exciting news…my parents are moving to Florida! Let me clarify – not just to Florida, but to my littl...
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Story Behind the Photo: Eastern Cottontail

May 31, 2011 - A few weeks ago I snapped this photo of our neighborhood rabbit, Peter Cottontail. He is an Eastern Cottontail rabbit an...
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Story Behind the Photo: Caladesi Island State Park

May 26, 2011 - While summer doesn’t technically start until late June, it has felt like summer here in the Tampa Bay area for weeks now...
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Story Behind the Photo: Anchored

May 24, 2011 - If you are a frequent reader of the PhotoBlog, then you know my family loves to boat. Over the years we have had several...
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Story Behind the Photo: Eastern Gray Squirrel

May 19, 2011 - As an avid bird watcher, my back yard is filled with bird feeders. There are all kinds of visitors including several Nor...
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Story Behind the Photo: Osprey

May 16, 2011 - As I’ve mentioned in the past, Ospreys are one of my favorite birds. Now that I think about it, my fascination started w...
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Story Behind the Photo: Willet

May 12, 2011 - Willets are one of the taller shorebirds you may see feeding at the edge of the surf. Here in Florida they are prevalent...
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Story Behind the Photo: Water Lily

May 10, 2011 - It wasn’t until I moved to Florida a few years ago and was able to see water lilies more frequently that I realized how...
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Story Behind the Photo: American Flamingos

May 08, 2011 - These two American Flamingos looked to me as if they were trying to find some peace and quiet amongst all of the hustle...
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News: Latest Photo Featured as ‘Photo of the Day’ Online ~ Goldstripe Maroon Clownfish and Anemone

May 06, 2011 - As I mentioned last week, several of my photos have been selected as a Photo of the Day for Light and Composition Magazi...
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Story Behind the Photo: Goldstripe Maroon Clownfish

May 01, 2011 - While the Goldstripe Maroon Clownfish (premna s biaculeatus) is naturally found in Sumatra, this one was photographed in...
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Story Behind the Photo: Bobcat

April 26, 2011 - Like many photographers, I have a trip to Africa to photograph the amazing animals found there on my bucket list. The ch...
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Story Behind the Photo: American Oystercatcher

April 24, 2011 - Last week, I shared a photo of a pair of American Oystercatchers taking a stroll down the beach. The stark contrast betw...
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Story Behind the Photo: Eastern Cottontail

April 22, 2011 - With Easter Sunday just around the corner, it seemed fitting to share a photo of a bunny today. The Eastern Cottontail i...
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Story Behind the Photo: Brown Pelican

April 20, 2011 - Today marks the one-year anniversary of the BP Deepwater-Horizon explosion that caused the largest accidental oil spill...
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Story Behind the Photo: American Oystercatchers

April 18, 2011 - American Oystercatchers are one of my favorite birds. They are so very exotic looking with their long red beaks, it’s ha...
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Story Behind the Photo: Limpkin

April 15, 2011 - In the last year I have been introduced to many new bird species, the Limpkin being one of them. At the far northern end...
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