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

Asticou Azalea Garden –  Northeast Harbor, Maine – Part 11

Asticou Azalea Garden – Northeast Harbor, Maine – Part 11

On the last day of our week in Maine, after spending the morning in Wonderland (part 10), we had some time, so we decided to stop by an interesting garden we had passed several times in our travels around the area.  Asticou Azalea Garden is in Northeast Harbor.

It is a public garden, owned and conserved by the Land & Garden Preserve.  We pulled in to the tree lined parking lot, pulled out our cameras and

West Side Road – Death Valley, CA

West Side Road – Death Valley, CA

It was just a unpaved road that took us out into the salt flats of Death Valley but West Side Road was my favorite stop as we made our way around this strange and beautiful environment!    We passed this road on our way south to other points of interest but when we returned

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!