View from my room
01-26-16 The view from my riverside room at the USCC Conference - one of my first night photography photos. I brought tripod up and played with numerous settings: so much to learn!!!
Jacksonville from across the bridge
01-27-16 A walk across The Main Street Bridge, officially the John T. Alsop Jr. Bridge, gave a different perspective of the Jacksonville skyline.
JAX Bridge - morning
01-27-16 The morning view of The Main Street Bridge from my 14th floor room was spectacular.
01-08-16 The Hacienda Cerritos is an eclectic boutique hotel with an astonishing view. Superb whale watching is open to the public on the bar overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
01-08-16 The small, classic camper from a bygone era served as the beach front construction site office.
01-08-16 The "Egg House" sits on top of the hill overlooking Pescadora Beach. Betty Marvin, first wife of actor Lee Marvin, built the eclectic home.
Chicago Marine Safety Station
05-23-16 The Chicago Marine Safety Station makes an impressive statement where the Chicago River and Lake Michigan exchange water.
2016 Lighthouse Photo
05-21-16 The fourth annual lighthouse photo taken off the end of Navy Pier.
Sailboat with lighthouse
05-21-16 With perfect timing, the sailboast cruised by the end of Navy Pier as I prepared to take my annual lighthouse shot.
Sailboat @ Hart's Landing
05-29-16 A beautiful sailboat prepares for a day of sailing within the shimmering early daylight.
Sailboat returning to the Bay
05-27-16 A sailboat returns to Sarasota Bay through New Pass on a gorgeous day for sailing.
Siesta beach walk
05-27-16 A walkway out to the Siesta Key public beach makes access easier for those with mobility challenges.
Siesta Beach lifeguard station
05-27-16 Once vibrant, the Siesta Key Beach lifeguard stands show wear from their long-term purpose.
Sand-buried lounge chairs
09-01-16 Nature's way of keeping lounge chairs on the beach as the hurricane closes in on Florida's Gulf Coast.
05-29-16 As soon as I set-up my sunrise shot on my tripod, a photographer from the East Coast settled right into the center focus. The gentleman was wealthy in gear yet short in etiquette! Oh well, by the time sunrise light hit the clouds for my intended shot he was long gone down the beach.
Fisherman @ sunrise
08-29-16 A solo fisherman enjoys his pipe amidst the sunrise reflections.
Sarasota city view
05-27-16 A favorite view of the Sarasota skyline with the John Ringling Causeway brndge in the foreground taken from City Island.
remaining door on bldg
05-24-15 The remaining door to a cool enclosed sunroom on the back of the first apartment awaits her fate.
Old Spanish Bldg
05-23-15 The corner of an elder Spanish apartment building was all that remained this morning. On my first travel down Bahia Vista upon arrival to Sarasota, I realized one of my favorite buildings was staged for demoltion. In the past, I spent time photographing the profound blue door of the back apartment.
Door on Eugenie Street
05-20-16 An eclectic, haphazard door beckoned attention on Eugenie Street near Old Towne in Chicago.
Mural on Randolph Street
05-23-16 My final Chicago photo is urban art on Randolph Street @ Wabash - stopped me in my tracks!
Sweet litle girl
05-22-16 The sweet little girl demanded I take her photo with unspoken vigor.
Man on park bench
05-20-16 A timeless capture of man smoking a cigar on a public park bench. Yet the back pack and shoes time stamps the capture.
Man sleeping on pavement
05-30-16 Sleeping on concrete reflects the stark reality of those who call the streets their home.
Cloud reflections in the Bay
09-07-16 During a break in the afternoon rains, the cloud reflections were surreal in the bay waters.