Six-Years Ago (09-January-2013) — Florida

Gone to See America. January 2013 Florida Road Trip. Day 7: Merritt Island.

Osprey with Sushi for Breakfast. Image taken with a Nikon D800 camera and 500 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 100, 500 mm, f/5.6, 1/640 sec).

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Osprey with a Fish for Breakfast. Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge in Florida. Image taken with a Nikon D800 camera and 500 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 100, 500 mm, f/5.6, 1/640 sec). (David J Mathre)

Seven-Years Ago (22-December-2011) — Florida

Gone to See America. December 2011 Florida Road Trip. Day 3: Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge.

A Reclusive American Bittern with a Fish at a marsh along Black Point Wildlife Drive. Image taken with a Nikon D3x camera and 500 mm f/4 VR II lens (ISO 180, 500 mm, f/4, 1/250 sec).

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OK, I Caught This Fish — Now How Do I Swallow It. A Reclusive American Bittern Caught Fishing along Black Point Wildlife Drive in Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge. Image taken with a Nikon D3x camera and 500 mm f/4 VR II lens (ISO 180, 500 mm, f/4, 1/250 sec). (David J Mathre)

Four-Years Ago (04-February-2014) — Florida

Gone to See America. February 2014 Florida Road Trip. Day 3: Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge.

Three White Pelicans in Flight. Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge in Florida. Image taken with a Nikon D3s camera and 80-400 mm VRII lens (ISO 200, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/1000 sec).

Three White Pelicans in Flight. Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge in Florida. Image taken with a Nikon D3s camera and 80-400 mm VRII lens (ISO 200, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/1000 sec). (David J Mathre)
Three White Pelicans in Flight. Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge in Florida. Image taken with a Nikon D3s camera and 80-400 mm VRII lens (ISO 200, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/1000 sec). (David J Mathre)

Two-Years Ago (28-November-2014) — Florida

Gone to See Florida 2014. Day 4: Merritt Island.

Walk Like Me. Great Blue Heron Landing at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. Image taken with a Nikon D4 camera and 500 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 500, 500 mm, f/7, 1/4000).

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Great Blue Heron Walking on Water. Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. Image taken with a Nikon D4 camera and 500 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 500, 500 mm, f/7, 1/4000 sec). (David J Mathre)

One-Year Ago (06-February-2014) — Florida

Gone to See America. February 2014 Florida Road Trip. Day 6 Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge.

Short time-lapse video of an Alligator crossing Biolab road in Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. Images taken with a Nikon Df camera and 400 mm f/2.8 lens. Images processed with Capture One Pro, Photoshop CC, Premiere Pro CC, and After Effects CC. I chose to stay in the car while photographing this sequence.