Lowry Park Zoo – Photographing Babies- Tampa, Florida

Lowry Park Zoo – Photographing Babies- Tampa, Florida

Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo has been one of my favorite places for many years.   I volunteered as a Docent and as a Keepers’ Assistant many years ago.  When we moved farther east of Tampa it was just too much of a commute to make on a regular basis on top of my 9-5 job so I gave it up.  But I still like to visit every now & then, especially in the winter & spring months when the animals are more active!  Lowry Park Zoo is a relatively small zoo

Seashell Photography – Sharing Your Seashells

Seashell Photography – Sharing Your Seashells

“Seashells from the seashore” were one of my favorite things when I was a kid!  Living in Florida made it somewhat easy.  We did not live at the beach but fairly close to it.  We spent some vacations at the beach, I remember Sanibel Island, well, and one of our neighborhood friend’s dad took us to the beach to look for shells quite a bit.  Sitting at the beach, or anywhere, was never my thing.  Gathering seashells kept me busy when at the beach as a kid, today it is all about photography and in particular seashell photography.  My shell collection

Flower Photography Post Processing – Part 2

Flower Photography Post Processing – Part 2

Flower photography post processing is almost as important as what you shoot!

Sometimes we can get the image we want straight out of the camera but many times the limitations that even our modern day digital cameras have can be frustrating when what you get is not what you saw!