Five-Years Ago (12-June-2010) –Florida

Summer Wildlife in Florida. Fort De Soto Park in St. Petersburg.

Sandpiper walking on the beach. Image taken with a Nikon D3s camera and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 300 mm, f/5.6, 1/640 sec).

Sandpiper on the Beach at Fort Desoto Park in St. Petersburg, Florida. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 300 mm, f/5.6, 1/640 sec). (David J Mathre)
Sandpiper on the Beach at Fort Desoto Park in St. Petersburg, Florida. Image taken with a Nikon D3s camera and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 300 mm, f/5.6, 1/640 sec). (David J Mathre)

One-Year Ago (05-June-2014) — Shetland Islands

Gone to See Europe 2014. Day 5: Semester at Sea, Spring 2014 Enrichment Voyage. Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland.

Puffin and Pink Flowers at the Lighthouse in Lerwick, Scotland. Image taken with a Nikon Df camera and 300 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 320, 300 mm, f/16, 1/250 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, Focus Magic, and Photoshop CC 2014.

Puffin and Pink Flowers at the Lighthouse in Lerwick, Scotland. Gone to See Europe -- Semester at Sea Spring 2014 Enrichment Voyage. Image taken with a Nikon Df Camera and 300 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 320, 300 mm, f/16, 1/250 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, Focus Magic, and Photoshop CC 2014. (David J Mathre)
Puffin and Pink Flowers at the Lighthouse in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. Image taken with a Nikon Df Camera and 300 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 320, 300 mm, f/16, 1/250 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, Focus Magic, and Photoshop CC 2014. (David J Mathre)

Five-Years Ago (05-June-2010) — Bonaire

Gone to See the Caribbean Islands. Semester at Sea Spring 2010 Enrichment Voyage on the MV Explorer. Ultimate Travel Photography Workshop with Michael Mariant. Day 10: Kralendijk, Bonaire.

Brown Pelican preening along the cruise ship passenger dock in Kralendijk, Bonaire. Image taken with a Nikon D3s camera and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 240 mm, f/5.6, 1/640 sec).

Brown Pelican Preening in Kralendijk Bonaire. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 240 mm, f/5.6, 1/640 sec). (David J Mathre)
Brown Pelican Preening in Kralendijk Bonaire. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 240 mm, f/5.6, 1/640 sec). (David J Mathre)