The 2016 Green Cay Photo Contest

For the past 3 months I’ve been working with a photo group to facilitate the 2016 Green Cay Photo Contest. This is a contest for the Green Cay  wetland park in Boynton Beach, Florida. Green Cay is a special reclaimed property where Palm Beach Co. has been able to not only recreate a snapshot of old…

Beach Sunrise

Take a few moments from your busy day to enjoy the cool breezes and spectacular sounds of the Florida beach. This Relax video takes you to a beautiful sunrise on the Florida beach. Hear the sound of the relaxing waves penetrate the harsh sounds of your reality. Watch the scenes or close your eyes and…

Old Mill in Pigeon Forge

Old Mill in Pigeon Forge, originally uploaded by QuakerVille. This is a beautiful summer picture of the Pigeon Forge mill. This mill was originally built-in the early 1800’s as an iron forge mill which defined the city name. This same building has also been a grain mill, electricity generator building, and Iron foundry. Currently, as…

Bobby, the kitten in the Cypress

Last weekend Jo, my wife and I visited one of our favorite wildlife wetland areas in South Florida called Green Cay. It’s part of the Palm Beach County water and utility commission system for reclaiming water and is a beautiful place to visit. Over the past three or four years we have seen and heard…

A Quaker Parrot Christmas

A Quaker Parrot Christmas As told by Stanley the cute little Quaker bird Please  this story with as many friends and relatives as you can. The wind was howling as I was awakened by the shutter at the window slapping the side of the house. A single eye peeked open and I looked around a…

Feeding time for the Little Green Herons

Feeding time for the Little Green Herons at Green Cay. Check out the twins flying up to prepare for the feeding. The twins see mom coming from afar and are getting excited and ready. I’m first, no I’m first, no, I’m first! Hey, break it up! I’ve got the food already! Dinner is served! OUCH!…

Welcome to my blog

Welcome to my Blog featuring pictures of wildlife and landscapes that I’ve captured and the stories about the photo or of the processing of the pictures. Special Links to my other sites: Florida Wildlife Mapping – These are some of my favorite places in Florida to visit and photograph birds and other wildlife. QuakerVille – A…

Evans High School Reunion, Pine Hills, Orlando

Evans High School, Pine Hills Orlando – Separate Pictures   , a set on Flickr. For the Slide Show Link Click Here Well, it’s that time of life when you are reminded of your age. This weekend Jo, my wife, and I were able to celebrate a milestone in life, a high school reunion, the 40th to…

Canon SX1 IS – Migration to the Modern

In the 1940s and 1950’s my dad was a fine photographer using a 4×5 Graflex Speed Graphic to take scenic and family portraits. I remember he had a darkroom someplace in the house to process the film from those funny black holders but I was too young to go there so I didn’t get trained…

Cattle Egret on Watch

Cattle Egret on Watch, originally uploaded by QuakerVille. These white birds are so interesting to watch especially when they are around cattle or deer, any grazing beast actually. About the picture,

Morning Fisherman

Morning Fisherman, originally uploaded by QuakerVille. This is a shot of fisherman in the Atlantic at first light. I was up early one morning taking shots of sunrise and these two were enjoying an evening fishing trip. They were still hard at work as the sun started coming up. This has not been altered from…