Wednesday (27-December-2017) — Florida

Gone to See Florida 2017/2018 Road Trip. Day 7: Sunrise at Fort De Soto Park.

I began the day early at Fort De Soto park with my brother to watch the sun rise under the Sunshine Skyway bridge. The sky was just starting to show some signs of light when we arrived. There was a line of clouds above the Skyway bridge, and it looked promising for the sun to come up under the clouds. I set up two cameras, one with a 16 mm wide-angle lens, and one with a 500 mm telephoto lens to do  time-lapsed sequences of sunrise.

Cameras set up to photograph the sun rising under the Sunshine Skyway bridge from Fort De Soto Park in Pinellas County, Florida Image taken with a Leica T camera and 11-23 mm wide-angle zoom lens (David J Mathre)
Cameras set up to photograph the sun rising under the Sunshine Skyway bridge from Fort De Soto Park in Pinellas County, Florida Image taken with a Leica T camera and 11-23 mm wide-angle zoom lens (David J Mathre)


One-Year Ago (08-January-2013) — Florida

Gone to See America. January 2013 Florida Road Trip. Day 5: Fort De Soto Park, St. Petersburg.

Sunshine Skyway Bridge panorama at dawn from the east beach at Fort De Soto Park, in Pinellas County Florida. Image taken with a Nikon D4 camera and 17-35 mm f/2.8D lens (ISO 100, 26 mm, f/11, 1/13 sec).

Sunshine Skyway Bridge Panorama at Dawn from Fort De Soto Park, in Pinellas County, Florida. Image taken with a Nikon D4 and 17-35 mm f/2.8D lens (ISO 100, 26 mm, f/11, 1/13 sec). (David J Mathre)
Sunshine Skyway Bridge Panorama at Dawn from Fort De Soto Park, in Pinellas County, Florida. Image taken with a Nikon D4 camera and 17-35 mm f/2.8D lens (ISO 100, 26 mm, f/11, 1/13 sec). (David J Mathre)