Wednesday (01-January-2020) — Florida to North Carolina

Gone to See Florida — 2019/2020 Road Trip.

I started the road trip back home figuring the traffic wouldn’t be too bad. A Garmin VIRB-360 camera was set up to record the trip as a time-lapse video. A little over 13 hours travel time, 947 miles, and 31 mpg (diesel).

 

Daily Electric Energy Used (36.4 kWh) from Sense and Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (19.4 kWh) from SolSystems and Locus Energy. A deficit of 22.9 kWh. Most of the hydroponic gardens were off or only on for fewer hours. Also, the thermostat for the Geothermal heater and hybrid heat pump hot water heater were set for vacation mode.

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Tuesday (31-December-2019) — Florida

Gone to See Florida — 2019 Road Trip.

More composite images of the Granada Terrace park in St. Petersburg. In the last year the city has cleaned and repaired the structures. Apparently, the park has been used for weddings and other photo shoots. I’ve included composite 360 degree panorama, fisheye, little planet, tunnel view, and mirror ball views. The composite images were created using AutoPano Giga Pro software from a series of 39 images taken with a Fuji X-T3 camera and 16 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 160, 16 mm, f/16, 1/60 sec).


Click on the above image to access my PhotoShelter gallery with the individual images in the following slideshow.


Daily Electric Energy Used (36.4 kWh) from Sense and Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (13.4 kWh) from SolSystems and Locus Energy. A deficit of 22.9 kWh. Most of the hydroponic gardens were off or only on for fewer hours. Also, the thermostat for the Geothermal heater and hybrid heat pump hot water heater were set for vacation mode.

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Monday (30-December-2019) — Florida

Gone to See Florida — 2019 Road Trip.

Some 360 degree composite images of an urban garden and the Granada Terrace park in St. Petersburg. I’ve included composite 360 degree panorama, fisheye, little planet, tunnel view, and mirror ball views. The views were created using AutoPano Giga Pro software from a series of 21 images taken with a Fuji X-T3 camera and 8-15 mm fisheye lens (ISO 160, 8 mm, f/16, 1/30 sec).


Click on the above image to access my PhotoShelter gallery with the individual images in the following slideshow.



Click on the above image to access my PhotoShelter gallery with the individual images in the following slideshow.



Click on the above image to access my PhotoShelter gallery with the individual images in the following slideshow.


Daily Electric Energy Used (29.9 kWh) from Sense and Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (1.7 kWh) from SolSystems and Locus Energy. A very cloudy day in New Jersey. A deficit of 28.2 kWh. Most of the hydroponic gardens were off or only on for fewer hours. Also, the thermostat for the Geothermal heater and hybrid heat pump hot water heater were set for vacation mode.

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Sunday (29-December-2019) — Florida

Gone to See Florida — 2019 Road Trip.

The sky lit up with colorful clouds just after sunset, so I ran outside with the first camera I found.

Colorful clouds after sunset. Andalusia Plaza in Granada Terrace. Historic Northeast St. Petersburg, Florida. Composite of 9 images taken with a Leica CL camera and 23 mm f/2 lens (ISO 100, 23 mm, f/2.8, 1/60 sec). Raw images processed with Capture One Pro and AutoPano Giga Pro. (DAVID J MATHRE)
Colorful clouds after sunset. Andalusia Plaza in Granada Terrace. Historic Northeast St. Petersburg, Florida. Composite of 9 images taken with a Leica CL camera and 23 mm f/2 lens (ISO 100, 23 mm, f/2.8, 1/60 sec). Raw images processed with Capture One Pro and AutoPano Giga Pro. (DAVID J MATHRE)
Colorful clouds after sunset. Andalusia Plaza in Granada Terrace. Historic Northeast St. Petersburg, Florida. Composite of 5 images taken with a Leica CL camera and 23 mm f/2 lens (ISO 400, 23 mm, f/2.8, 1/125 sec). Raw images processed with Capture One Pro and AutoPano Giga Pro. (DAVID J MATHRE)
Colorful clouds after sunset. Andalusia Plaza in Granada Terrace. Historic Northeast St. Petersburg, Florida. Composite of 5 images taken with a Leica CL camera and 23 mm f/2 lens (ISO 400, 23 mm, f/2.8, 1/125 sec). Raw images processed with Capture One Pro and AutoPano Giga Pro. (DAVID J MATHRE)
Colorful clouds after sunset. Andalusia Plaza in Granada Terrace. Historic Northeast St. Petersburg, Florida. Composite of 7 images taken with a Leica CL camera and 23 mm f/2 lens (ISO 400, 23 mm, f/2.8, 1/125 sec). Raw images processed with Capture One Pro and AutoPano Giga Pro. (DAVID J MATHRE)
Colorful clouds after sunset. Andalusia Plaza in Granada Terrace. Historic Northeast St. Petersburg, Florida. Composite of 7 images taken with a Leica CL camera and 23 mm f/2 lens (ISO 400, 23 mm, f/2.8, 1/125 sec). Raw images processed with Capture One Pro and AutoPano Giga Pro. (DAVID J MATHRE)

Daily Electric Energy Used (28.3 kWh) from Sense and Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (7.8 kWh) from SolSystems and Locus Energy. The outdoor temperatures went down and the sun was hiding. A deficit of 20.5 kWh. Most of the hydroponic gardens were off or only on for fewer hours. Also, the thermostat for the Geothermal heater and hybrid heat pump hot water heater were set for vacation mode.

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Saturday (28-December-2019) — Florida

Gone to See Florida — 2019 Road Trip.

Afternoon walkabout in an Urban Garden and Farm with a Nikon 1 V3 camera with a 70-300 mm VR lens. Many flowers (Flame Lily, Purple Bengal Clockvine, and hanging Orchid), a Lizard and Garden Angel.

Flame Lily Flower. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V3 camera and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 124 mm, f/5, 1/640 sec). (DAVID J MATHRE)
Flame Lily Flower. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V3 camera and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 124 mm, f/5, 1/640 sec). (DAVID J MATHRE)
Flame Lily Flower. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V3 camera and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 160, 121 mm, f/5, 1/1000 sec). (DAVID J MATHRE)
Flame Lily Flower. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V3 camera and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 160, 121 mm, f/5, 1/1000 sec). (DAVID J MATHRE)
Purple Bengal Clockvine Flower. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V3 camera and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 160, 70 mm, f/4.5, 1/500 sec). (DAVID J MATHRE)
Purple Bengal Clockvine Flower. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V3 camera and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 160, 70 mm, f/4.5, 1/500 sec). (DAVID J MATHRE)
Orchid Flowers. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V3 camera and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 450, 104 mm, f/5, 1/250 sec). (DAVID J MATHRE)
Orchid Flowers. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V3 camera and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 450, 104 mm, f/5, 1/250 sec). (DAVID J MATHRE)
Orchid Flowers. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V3 camera and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 640, 104 mm, f/5, 1/250 sec). (DAVID J MATHRE)
Orchid Flowers. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V3 camera and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 640, 104 mm, f/5, 1/250 sec). (DAVID J MATHRE)
Lizard on a Banana leaf. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V3 camera and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 400, 124 mm, f/5, 1/250 sec). (DAVID J MATHRE)
Lizard on a Banana leaf. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V3 camera and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 400, 124 mm, f/5, 1/250 sec). (DAVID J MATHRE)
Garden Angel. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V3 camera and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 70 mm, f/4.5, 1/400 sec). (DAVID J MATHRE)
Garden Angel. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V3 camera and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 70 mm, f/4.5, 1/400 sec). (DAVID J MATHRE)

Daily Electric Energy Used (22.4 kWh) from Sense and Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (26.9 kWh) from SolSystems and Locus Energy. It was sunny out. This was the first day since September that I produced more energy that I used. Most of the hydroponic gardens were off or only on for fewer hours. Also, the thermostat for the Geothermal heater and hybrid heat pump hot water heater were set for vacation mode.

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