In the USA, the second full week of October each year is National Wildlife Refuge Week. I visited my local refuge last Thursday to help celebrate. Moonlit marsh I decided to go straight to Black Point Wildlife Drive to photograph sunrise. The gate was still closed when I arrived, so I set up by the … Continue reading Daybreak, Bobcat, Boar, and More
Editor’s note: First things first: We’re safe here in Central Florida and came through our brush with Hurricane Dorian with very little damage, although people are still worried about possible future flooding from all the rain – especially along the St. Johns river. Other places weren’t as fortunate as we are. The news from The … Continue reading Merritt Island NWR, 9/7/10
Editor’s note: For everyone in The Bahamas, here in Florida, and up and down the east coast of the US – please keep an eye on hurricane Dorian, get prepared, and stay safe! I’ve driven by this tree many times – every time I go around Black Point Wildlife Drive in Merritt Island National Wildlife … Continue reading Take the shot? Or not?
It seems like ages since I’ve been out amongst our natural Florida wonders. So I was eager to visit Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge last week for a look ’round. I stopped first by the Indian River before dawn. The geometry of the pier, bridge and sun rays teamed up to form nice leading lines … Continue reading Back to nature
It’s getting to be that time of year down here in Central Florida: Hot, muggy, and buggy, with many of the birds hiding or gone. None the less, Kevin K. and I went over to Merritt Island last week to see what’s going on. Our first stop was along the Indian River at the Titusville … Continue reading Merritt Island 6-9-19
When I visit Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, I’m never sure what I’ll see. But almost every time there’s something new and interesting. I hadn’t been to Gator Creek Rd. for sunrise in a while. This spot is at one of the curves where there’s a break in the mangroves so you can get down … Continue reading Merritt Island – 4/3/19
I headed out toward Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge with KM and KK last Friday. We stopped by the boat ramp at the St. Johns River on US 50 for sunrise. There weren’t many clouds, so my hopes for color weren’t too high. But there was a nice pop as the sun came over the horizon and … Continue reading Mother Nature’s rewards
I missed out last week on a trip with Kevin K. and Kevin M. to the Circle B Bar Reserve due to some dental work (ouch!). So I was eager to photograph something this week. My schedule was finally clear on Friday, and when I woke up early, I decided to go walk around Orlando Wetlands … Continue reading First, check the web page!
Kevin M. asked if I wanted to go photographing on Saturday and we decided to go over to Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. I hadn’t been in a while and I wanted to see how it’s doing during the Government shutdown. We also invited Kevin K. to go along. Sunrise by the causeway We stopped … Continue reading Is Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge Shutdown?
I went over to Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge last weekend with Kevin K. and Kevin M. On the way, we stopped by the Cocoa Beach Pier for sunrise. Anticipation – two surfers waiting for waves at dawn This year, Florida red tide’s been found in many spots along both the gulf and Atlantic coasts. … Continue reading Cocoa and Merritt Island – 20 Oct 2018