Two-Years Ago (07-February-2014) — Florida

Gone to See America. February 2014 Florida Road Trip. Day 7: St. Petersburg.

Hawk Guarding the Handicapped Parking Space at a Park in St. Petersburg, Florida. Image taken with a Nikon Df camera and 300 mm f/4 lens (ISO 2200, 300 mm, f/4, 1/1250 sec).

Hawk Guarding the Handicapped Parking Space. Image taken with a Nikon Df camera and 300 mm f/4 lens (ISO 2200, 300 mm, f/4, 1/1250 sec) (David J Mathre)
Hawk Guarding the Handicapped Parking Space. Image taken with a Nikon Df camera and 300 mm f/4 lens (ISO 2200, 300 mm, f/4, 1/1250 sec) (David J Mathre)

Friday (01-January-2016) — Florida

Gone to See America. December/January 2015/2016 Florida Road Trip. Day 9: St. Petersburg.

Walkabout on New Year’s Day in St. Petersburg. Multicolored Fire Hydrant, Sunflower, and Fig on a Vine. Images taken with a Leica T camera and 55-135 mm lens.

Multi-colored fire hydrant in the "Old Northeast" section of St. Petersburg, Florida. Image taken with a Leica T camera and 55-135 mm lens (ISO 200, 55 mm, f/7, 1/160 sec). (David J Mathre)
Multi-colored fire hydrant in the “Old Northeast” section of St. Petersburg, Florida. Image taken with a Leica T camera and 55-135 mm lens (ISO 200, 55 mm, f/7, 1/160 sec). (David J Mathre)
Sunflower bloom at an urban farm in St. Petersburg, Florida. Image taken with a Leica T camera and 55-135 mm lens (ISO 200, 135 mm, f/4.5, 1/500 sec). (David J Mathre)
Sunflower bloom at an urban farm in St. Petersburg, Florida. Image taken with a Leica T camera and 55-135 mm lens (ISO 200, 135 mm, f/4.5, 1/500 sec). (David J Mathre)
Lone fig on a branch at an urban farm in St. Petersburg, Florida. Image taken with a Leica T camera and 55-135 mm lens (ISO 200, 135 mm, f/4.5, 1/500 sec). (David J Mathre)
Lone fig on a branch at an urban farm in St. Petersburg, Florida. Image taken with a Leica T camera and 55-135 mm lens (ISO 200, 135 mm, f/4.5, 1/500 sec). (David J Mathre)

Seven-Years Ago (25-December-2008) — Florida

Gone to See America. December 2008 Florida Road Trip. Day 4: Fort De Soto Park, St. Petersburg.

Great Blue Heron at Fort Desoto Park in Pinellas County, Florida. Image taken with a Nikon D3x camera and 300 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 100, 300 mm, f/2.8, 1/1000 sec).

Great Blue Heron at Fort DeSoto Park in St. Petersburg, Florida. Image taken with a Nikon D3x and 300 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 100, 300 mm, f/2.8, 1/1000 sec). (David J Mathre)
Great Blue Heron at Fort DeSoto Park in St. Petersburg, Florida. Image taken with a Nikon D3x and 300 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 100, 300 mm, f/2.8, 1/1000 sec). (David J Mathre)

Four-Years Ago (23-December-2011) — Florida

Gone to See America. December 2011 Florida Road Trip. Day 4: Fort De Soto Park in St. Petersburg.

Osprey Couple on their grand nest in Fort De Soto County Park in St. Petersburg, Florida. Image taken with a Nikon D3x camera and 600 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 100, 600 mm, f/8, 1/500 sec).

Osprey Couple on Their Grand Nest in Ft Desoto Park in Florida. Image taken with a Nikon D3x camera and 600 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 100, 600 mm, f/8, 1/500 sec). (David J Mathre)
Osprey Couple on Their Grand Nest in Ft Desoto Park in Florida. Image taken with a Nikon D3x camera and 600 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 100, 600 mm, f/8, 1/500 sec). (David J Mathre)