Matanzas Bay on a January Night After a Storm: St. Augustine’s Matanzas Bay in northeast Florida on a foggy January night. Made without a tripod by holding the tripod against a bridge railing. A copy of the image with the system-required crop is serving as the blog’s header image. Nikon D500, Sigma Art 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM (no VR onboard), manual focus, ƒ/1.8
19.0 mm (DX 28.5mm), 1/2 sec., 1600 ISO.
The Turtle River and the marshes of Glynn County, from Oak Grove Island near Brunswick, Ga., at sunset on Christmas Day 1996. Nikon N8008AF. Nikkor 24-50mm lens. Fuji Velvia, ASA 200. Click on image to enlarge.
Early morning on the Atlantic Ocean at St. Augustine Inlet in Florida. Taken April 25, 2015. Nikon D7100. Sigma 70-300mm lens at 105mm (157.5mm DX). ISO 400. 1/8000 sec. f/11. -1EV. Click to enlarge
Falling Spring Falls is next to U.S. 220 just north of Covington, Va. This was shot late in the day July 19, 2015, handheld but at as slow a shutter speed as I could handle to dramatize the falls. Nikon D5200. Nikkor 18-55mm lens. 36mm (54mm DX). ISO 400. f/13. -1EV. 1/8 sec. Click to enlarge
Falling Spring Falls is next to U.S. 220 just north of Covington, Va. This was shot late in the day July 19, 2015. Handheld. Nikon D5200. Sigma 70-300mm. 100mm (150mm DX). -1EV. f/5.6. 1/350 sec. Click to enlarge
A red-shouldered hawk rests in a tree in our woods. Picture taken Feb. 19, 2015. Nikon D7100. Sigma 70-300mm. 450mm DX. ISO 800. f/16. 1/250 sec. Click to enlarge
My son, Jack, then 3, enjoys the sunset over the Gulf of Mexico near Crystal River, Fla. Picture taken Nov. 22, 1993. Nikon N8008. Nikkor 24-50mm. 24mm. ISO 400. Nikon SB24 speedlight to fill. Click to enlarge
Fishing charters leave light trails as they leave St. Augustine Inlet in Florida on the way out to the Gulf Stream before dawn April 23, 2015. Nikon D7100. Sigma 70-300mm. 70mm. 105mm DX. ISO 100. f/11. 12 secs. -1EV. Click to enlarge.
Rock lilies at sunset at the edge of our woods. Picture taken June 10, 2015. Nikon D7100. Sigma 70-300mm. -2 EV. ISO 800. f /11. 1/250 sec. Click to enlarge.