Gone to See Florida 2008 Road Trip Day 3: St. Petersburg Pier.
Daytime and a series of nighttime views of the St. Petersburg Pier illuminated by holiday lights.
St. Petersburg Pier. Daytime view from a balcony at the Historic Vinoy Hotel. Image taken with a Nikon D3x camera and 80-400 mm VR lens (ISO 250, 210 mm, f/8, 1/60 sec) (David J Mathre)
Gone to See Florida 2008 Road Trip Day 2: Fort De Soto Park.
I drove to Fort De Soto park early in the morning with a goal of photographing the sun rising through the Sunshine Skyway bridge. I then spent a few hours photographing birds at various locations at the park.
Sun rising under the Sunshine Skyway Bridge from Fort De Soto Park. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 200-400 mm f/4 telephoto zoom lens (ISO 800, 200 mm, f/5.6, 1/400 sec). (David J Mathre)
The Caretaker” A Henning Hand Carved Norwegian Troll.
One of the many trolls that takes care of my house. I never know where I will find him, typically avoiding doing any work. You can find more of his friends at the
Henning site in Norway.
The Caretaker, Henning Hand Carved Norwegian Troll. Image taken with a Nikon D3 camera and 200 mm f/4 macro lens (ISO 200, f/11, 1/60 sec, flash).
Backyard Autumn Nature in New Jersey.
Bright red fall colors. Image taken with a Nikon D700 camera and 50 mm f/1.4 lens.
Fall Maple Leaves. Image taken with a Nikon D700 and 50 mm f/1.4 lens (ISO 200, 50 mm, f/5.6, 1/400 sec). (David J. Mathre)
Image of the Sinclair Refinery taken while driving along Interstate 80 in Sinclair Wyoming. Where is the big green dinosaur?