Six-Years Ago (28-December-2011) — Florida

December Road Trip to Florida in 2011: Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge and Canaveral National Seashore

I spent one final day at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, and Playalinda beach at Canaveral National Seashore.

Sunrise at Playalinda Beach on Merritt Island in Canaveral National Seashore. Image taken with a Nikon D3 and 70-200 mm f/2.8 VRII lens (ISO 200, 100 mm, f/11, 1/400 sec). (David J Mathre)
Sunrise at Playalinda Beach on Merritt Island in Canaveral National Seashore. Image taken with a Nikon D3 and 70-200 mm f/2.8 VRII lens (ISO 200, 100 mm, f/11, 1/400 sec). (David J Mathre)


Author: David Mathre

I am a scientist by training (Eckerd College, BSc; Caltech, Ph.D.). I worked for 27 years as a Chemist in the Pharmaceutical Industry developing processes to manufacture medicines for human and animal health. I now spend my time as a photographer updating images in My Image of the Day Photoblog, and My eBird (with images of nearly 450 bird species). hope post COVID-19 to be a world traveler again. My interests include the natural world, wildlife, landscapes, sky, and seascapes, travel, and astrophotography. I look for unique ways of viewing the world and presenting my images. I have traveled to over 55 countries in six continents, often on Semester at Sea voyages. While at home in New Jersey, I spend time on home renovation and expansion of a wildflower garden/meadow.

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