Boca Grande Beach
Beautiful January day in Boca Grande Florida. Shells galore!
This gopher tortoise was just wandering around when he crossed my path. Taken on Englewood Beach.
Boca Grande Lighthouse
This well known lighthouse sits on the southern tip of Gasparilla Island and overlooks Boca Grande Pass.
Restored Gasparilla Island Lighthouse, Boca Grande
Myakka River near Venice, FL
Oyster Creek Regional Park includes environmental lands with old growth pines, scrub lands, and mangroves fringing the creek. In Englewood, Fl.
Sunshine Skyway Sunrise
Retiring the Flag for the Night
Sunset at Venice Beach
Lightning joined in during the 4th Fireworks on Lemon Bay 2017.
Upper Myakka Lake on a summer afternoon
Morning at the Marina
This photograph was taken at Island Park in downtown Sarasota. The open space near the bayfront in downtown Sarasota has all but disappeared.....replaced by condos and hotels.
Sarasota's Bayfront at Night
iconic view of Sarasota Bay and its Bayfront from underneath the Ringling Bridge.
Milky Way Over Palm Island
This picture was taken from Hacienda del Mar looking across the Intercoastal Waterway towards Palm Island.
Hacienda Milky Way
Taken on the New Moon in March 2017 from Hacienda del Mar. Looking South. Placida, FL
Casperson Beach, Venice, FL
Sarasota's Bayfront at Dusk
The Ringling Bridge connects Bird Key to Sarasota's Bayfront
Cypress Trees in Big Cypress Preserve. Taken on a summer afternoon after several weeks of heavy rain.
This turtle was one of the lucky ones who lives at Mote Marine Aquarium--no doubt a rescue who can no longer live in the wild. Mote Marine is located at City Island in Sarasota, FL.
Shot this Monarch Butterfly at Lemon Bay Park in Englewood, FL
Myakka River on a lazy summer evening.
A beautiful summertime flower. There are many Magnolia trees here in Florida which serve as reminders that we are in The South.
Fishing Pier at Sunset
Located near the Ringling Bridge. This fishing pier is a popular hangout.
Van Wezel Auditorium
The signature purple of the auditorium turned a beautiful rose pink in the late afternoon light. This is a view from the waterfront.
Siesta Public Beach
Boca Grande Range Light
The range light sits right on the beach in Boca Grande, FL. The Barrier Island Parks Society, BIPS, has successfully raised the funds to restore it.
Friendly Scrub Jay
Florida's Scrub Jay--threatened due to loss of habitat from development. Taken at Shamrock Park in Venice, FL.
This simple rose was just one of thousands blooming in the rose garden at the Ringling Museum. Absolutely beautiful! Ringling Museum and Bayfront Gardens; Sarasota; FL.