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The Great Conjunction of 2020 - Solstice Star

December 31, 2020 - St Marks Lighthouse Some say that the Christmas Star followed by the Wise Men was actually the Conjunction of Saturn...
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Spelunking a Spring

December 25, 2020 - Merritt's Mill Pond, Before the Drawdown Gator Hole Spring, Before the Drawdown Merritts Mill Pond, a spring-fed d...
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Adventures in Search of Gander Spring

June 09, 2020 - Last Wednesday, Mike and I launched our kayaks in a gentle breeze from Wakulla Beach, intent on our missions: 1. To fin...
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Art & Artifacts of St Vincent Island

November 01, 2019 - Prehistoric Pottery Shard On a recent visit to St. Vincent Island National Wildlife Refuge, Crystal, Sue, Jeff, and I...
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Fisheating Creek

September 01, 2019 - Upper FEC near Venus, FL Fleeting memories are all I have left of paddling on Fisheating Creek (FEC) with our dad when...
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Suwannee Spring Illuminations

July 01, 2019 - Suwannee Springs From the railing of the overlook, the view is grand: Suwannee Springs - once a healing-water-destinati...
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Tallahassee Museum & the New Snake Digs

June 01, 2019 - Loch Tallee Monster? Our kids grew up with the Tallahassee Museum nearly in their backyard... and they spent many joyfu...
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Wakulla Springs Picks

May 31, 2019 - Thanks to YOU ALL who helped me choose photos for the Wakulla Springs Lodge lobby - per last month's photoblog. In all,...
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Help Me Pick - Wakulla Springs

May 01, 2019 - Have you ever been to Wakulla Springs State Park? There is a historic lodge there that has been renovated in recent year...
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Florida Swamps

April 01, 2019 - Bladderwort Panorama I'd seen Little Floating Bladderwort - Utricularia radiata - in bloom before, but never blanketing...
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Suwannee Estuary

March 01, 2019 - Flood stage! All the rivers in North Florida were too high, including the Upper Suwannee where we'd planned for this yea...
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Eclipse of the Moon

January 31, 2019 - Super Blood Wolf Lunar Eclipse of 2019 Media hype for the "Super Blood Wolf Lunar Eclipse of 2019" conjured up enough...
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Mashes Sands

January 01, 2019 - Mashes Sands... I first heard this mysterious-sounding name many years ago - said to be a local beach at the mouth of Oc...
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Before the Eye of the Storm

December 01, 2018 - American Oystercatcher on the Gulf Coast In the wake of Hurricane Michael and all its devastation, my heart goes out to...
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Tour of Prints

November 01, 2018 - Canopy Road V. 12x18 I just finished the very un-glamorous task of making an inventory of my "hard-copy"prints. As some...
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Tallahassee Magazine - "The Moynahan Edition"

October 01, 2018 - In mid-September, I got an email from the Director of Editorial Services (and author of article referenced here), Steve...
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Infrared Vision

September 01, 2018 - Carabelle Beach Having long-admired Paul Marcellini's infrared photos as well as others, I've been tempted for years to...
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The Realm of the Gator

August 01, 2018 - Fisheating Creek Gator I remember being thrilled when I photographed my first wild alligator about 20 years ago. I was...
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Water from Stone - Rock Springs

July 01, 2018 - Rock Springs - Main eVent. Where the magic begins. Tucked away in an off-the-beaten-trail corner of Orange County is a...
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Florida - Land of Flowers

June 01, 2018 - Beach Sunflowers. Canaveral National Seashore. Where I grew up in South Florida, you could literally stick a piece of "...
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Spring Migration at the Florida Gulf Coast

May 01, 2018 - Blackburnian Warbler A big storm front was predicted to push through the Florida Panhandle in mid-April (a couple weeks...
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Seven Runs Creek - Florida Forever!

March 01, 2018 - Mountain Laurel on Seven Runs Creek In 2009, I was asked to make a photo at Seven Runs Creek in FL's western panhandle...
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Suwannee River Camping

February 01, 2018 - Ogeechees If you've followed my blog for at least a year (this is my 12th year of near-monthly posts), you'll probably...
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Reflections

January 01, 2018 - Sunrise on the Dead River As 2017 ends, the news is filled with reflections on events of the tumultuous year gone by. A...
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Milky Way Revisited

November 15, 2017 - Palms of St Marks The central core of the Milky Way is visible in our Florida night sky mainly in the summer. But it st...
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The Awe of the Storm

October 01, 2017 - In deference to the mighty punch of this season's Atlantic hurricanes, I'm presenting a selection from my portfolio of s...
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Milky Way Over North Florida

August 01, 2017 - As a boy in South Florida, I nearly forgot the time my dad pointed out the Milky Way while camping far from city lights.
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Photography in Conservation

July 01, 2017 - The first Sunday of each month, St Marks National Wildlife Refuge presents a program for visitors. A few months ago, I w...
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Palmy Dreams on the Econlockhatchee

April 01, 2017 - Econ Glory The Econ, as locals know it, is a long & winding creek that feeds the mighty St. Johns River in Northeast Fl...
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Naked Under the Stars

March 01, 2017 - Blue Spring is a name given to many a Florida spring, but to me, Gilchrist Blue is the jewel of them all. And within the...
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Blue Cypress Lake Christmas

February 01, 2017 - This was a rare year that we celebrated our family Christmas with kids and relatives early. That freed Crystal, Scruff,...
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Eye of the Aquifer

January 01, 2017 - OUR JAWS DROPPED as we came around a stony outcropping at the end of the obscure trail. A sunbeam poured through the ocu...
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Aucilla

December 20, 2016 - Aucilla - since the meaning of this river's Indian name has been lost, I'll venture a guess as to its meaning: Peek-A-Bo...
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November

November 01, 2016 - November... that's a pretty thin theme to hold together this random-seeming collection of mostly not-fall-like photos -...
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Wild Florida

October 01, 2016 - Many of my photos look pretty good online, but I'm looking forward to seeing 10 of them as large framed canvases in an u...
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Florida Spring Hopping

September 01, 2016 - From high in a tree, our very own Crystal Sink Nothing is more refreshing than to jump into the cold clear water of a F...
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Bay Scallops

August 01, 2016 - Every summer, our Big Bend sea grass beds become home to thousands of delectable bay scallops. The "hot spots" become pa...
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Sands of Tide

July 01, 2016 - Sand Peaks in Sunrise Light. Summer in Florida calls for the beach, the sun, the cool ocean waves, and a gentle breeze.
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On My Knees

May 01, 2016 - Recently reflecting on the intriguing cypress knee, I searched my archives and found I had many photos of them that I re...
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Tallahassee International Airport Art

April 01, 2016 - Last month, I got a call from the local Tailwinds Concessions manager to see if I'd like to exhibit my work at Tallahass...
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Valentines

February 01, 2016 - Traditionally the month of love, this February I've searched my archives for valentinian photos - from lovers and courts...
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Way Up Upon the Suwannee River

January 01, 2016 - Persisting through decades of recurring floods raging out of the Okeefenokee Swamp, the tough old tupelos along the rive...
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Landscapes of St. Marks

December 01, 2015 - As 2015 draws to a close, I send wishes that your New Year be filled with peace and health and many an outdoor adventure...
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Ginnie and Her Santa Fe River Springs

November 01, 2015 - Dogwood Spring. I first visited Ginnie Springs while floating in a tube down a section of the Santa Fe River one hot su...
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Earthly Eyes Aglow

October 01, 2015 - This October 1st post is dedicated to Daniel Kirby Moynahan on the 16th anniversary of his transformation day. David...
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Springs of the Mill Pond

September 01, 2015 - Given all the paddling trips and adventures I've made along the Chipola River, you'd think I'd have explored one of its...
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The Realm of St. Marks - An Introduction

August 01, 2015 - How can I be so lucky as to have S t. Marks National Wildlife Refuge 10 minutes from my home? Where do I even begin tell...
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Oil Blots and unspOILed Spots

July 01, 2015 - At this time five years ago, BP's Deepwater Horizon had been spewing uncontrollably into the pristine waters of the Gulf...
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In the Blink of an Eye

June 01, 2015 - The Swimming Scallop (above) is part of a new exhibit called "Life at the Limits " now showing at the American Museum of...
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Morning Glory

April 01, 2015 - We - you, dear Reader, and I - will be exploring a new approach to this blog over the coming months. You'll still see ph...
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River Love Poem

February 01, 2015 - Our first date was paddling a canoe through a cypress cathedral to a secret picnic spot where we lingered and got to kno...
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Coming To Pass

December 01, 2014 - Cabbage Top, St. Vincent Island Coming to Pass, a new memoir by Susan Cerulean -- soon to hit the bookstores -- tel...
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Giant Tadpoles of Econfina

November 01, 2014 - As we rounded the bend and entered the spring run, rain appeared to be hitting in large plops over a patch of water ahea...
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Remembering

October 01, 2014 - Lake Bradford was our backyard for 12 years. That's where the kids grew up, learned to swim, and came to love nature as...
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Choctawhatchee River Adventures

August 01, 2014 - Florida's Choc-taw-hatch-ee River made headlines a few years ago -- as possible home to the maybe-not-extinct Ivory-bill...
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Sopchoppy

July 01, 2014 - The name rolls off your tongue so sweetly, doesn't it? Go ahead, say it aloud: Sop-chop-py. This river is as sweet and s...
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Cocoa Beach

May 04, 2014 - This post is unusual for me in that it is more personal and includes many more "people pictures", snapshots, and artsy r...
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Springs Eternal

March 01, 2014 - In early November 2013, I spent a week in Gainesville signing posters (above) and attending events. WUFT (NPR) had featu...
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Polar Vortex Embraces Florida

February 01, 2014 - OK, so we didn't get heavy snow or subzero temperatures, this is Florida, afterall. But that didn't stop the headline PO...
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Portrait of a River Project - Success!

December 01, 2013 - 106 miles from Chattahoochee near the Georgia line to the Gulf of Mexico, the mighty Apalachicola River flows wide and p...
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Nightscape

November 01, 2013 - Halloween-time-of-year has me in the mood for looking into the night. "Painting with light" is a concept I'd not hear...
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A Toast to the Wild Flowers and Butterflies of Fall

October 01, 2013 - September is the month for butterflies in North Florida, so I am told by my avid butterfly-enthusiast friends. Guess tha...
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Drive Me to Abstraction

September 01, 2013 - Sharing and comments are most welcome! Enjoy! Monet on Myakka As a boy, I was encouraged to express myself through a...
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Portrait of a River: A Photo Documentary of the Apalachicola

August 02, 2013 - When my friend Earl Morrogh told me about an idea he had... to take Yok-Che, his new homemade mini-barge, for a 5 day ri...
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Bays and Glades

July 09, 2013 - Based on his years of working for Audubon of Florida's Tavernier Science Center doing field research, my friend, Mac Sto...
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Chassahowitzka

June 10, 2013 - Tent camping in Florida anytime other than winter can be challengingly buggy. Having lived in Florida my whole life, I k...
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Firefly Magic Round the Sinkhole

May 15, 2013 - Thanks for visiting my blog. This is my very first entry in this new format. At my old Blogger site, you may find about...
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