Snag on the Florida Scrub

Florida Scrub is dotted with snags like this one that provide places for birds to perch and view the surrounding area. In the morning and evening areas like this become active with birds. Image captured at Oscar Scherer State Park, Florida, USA.
Lone tree on the Scrub

Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Sony E PZ 16-50 mm f3.5-5.6 OSS lens, focal length 38 mm, ISO 200, 1/500 sec at f/9.0. Processed using Lightroom CC2015, Photoshop CC2015.5, and Photomatix Pro 5.0.

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Corpse Plant – Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

This image was captured while visiting Marie Selby Botanical Gardens,  Tropical Conservatory, Sarasota, Florida in August of 2016. The bloom lasts about 24 hours, so thanks to the FaceBook page for the gardens we were able to arrive at the gardens about two hours from the posting time. Because this is such an unusual event the gardens stayed open until 9:00 instead of closing at its normal time of 5:00.
Corpse Plant

Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Sony 10-18mm f/4.0 lens, focal length 10 mm, ISO 200, 1/80 sec at f/5.6. Processed using Lightroom CC2015, Photoshop CC2015, and Photomatix Pro 5.0.

Common Nighthawk

Walking the trails in the evening while visiting Oscar Scherer State Park, I happened upon this Nighthawk sitting on a wire. He was willing to pose for a nice image showing his wings and coloration.
Common Nighthawk

Image Captured with a Nikon D7200 Camera, Sigma 150-600 mm f/5.0-6.3 lens, focal Length 600 mm, ISO 400, 1/500 sec at f/8.0. Processed using Lightroom CC2015 and Photoshop CC2015.5.

Early Dawn – Oscar Scherer State Park

I was out walking a trail, very early in the morning when I captured this image. There was a light fog on scrub that gave it a mystical appearance that I tried to capture in this image at Oscar Scherer State Park, Florida, USA. I posted two images, one with a frame and one without a frame for your review.
Early dawn Florida Scrub Early dawn Florida Scrub

Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Sony E PZ 16-50 mm f3.5-5.6 OSS lens, focal length 16 mm, ISO 6400, 1/125 sec at f/3.5. Processed using Lightroom CC2015, Photoshop CC2015, and Topaz Labs DeNoise 6.0.

Florida Scrub – Oscar Scherer State Park

Image captured facing east approximately two hours before sunset. Florida Scrub-Jay environment containing Scrub Oak , is maintained by prescribed burning within the park, Oscar Scherer State Park, Florida, USA. Posting two images one framed and one unframed
Florida Scrub Florida Scrub

Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Tamron 18-200 mm f3.5-6.3 lens, focal length 19 mm, ISO 800, 1/250 sec at f/8.0, hand held. Processed using Lightroom CC2015, Photoshop CC2015.5, and Photomatix Pro 5.0.

Pathway to the Sun

Early morning walk through the Florida Scrub at Oscar Scherer State Park, Florida, USA. Two versions one framed one unframed.Sun rising at the end of a path
Sun rising at the end of a path
Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Sony E PZ 16-50 mm f3.5-5.6 OSS lens, focal length 16 mm, ISO 200, 1/125 sec at f/11. Processed using Lightroom CC2015, Photoshop CC2015.5, and Photomatix Pro 5.0.