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2022327How Does Nature Live In Your World?

“Everything in nature invites us constantly to be what we are.” (Gretel Ehrlich)

Creative LifestyleSeptember 26, 2022
2022326Win #100 in Photography Competitions Comes In Tonight!

Win #100 came in tonight for photography competitions on Instagram, and I’m thrilled with the accompanying increase in visibility for The Daily Artisan!…

PhotographySeptember 25, 2022
2022325Always New

SHE silently raised the camera to her face with trembling hands and drawn breath so as to not disturb a precious moment of what was unfolding before her eyes seen before but always new…

Creative LifestyleSeptember 25, 2022
2022324Now At Win #99 With Six Photographs Selected As Competition Features!

I’m excited to report this morning that six more photographs selected as features in Instagram competitions brings the total number of wins now to #99!…

PhotographySeptember 25, 2022
2022323Unexpected Flowers … Unexpected Glow

When I photographed and posted earlier photos of these hydrangeas 11 days ago, I had no idea that now as they fade, little white flowers would emerge…

PhotographySeptember 24, 2022
2022322A Cow By Any Other Name …

More cows … what can I say?? I love cows!

I’ve been naming them even though, for the record, I don’t own these cows and have no such naming rights! Regardless … check out their (new) names!…

PhotographySeptember 23, 2022
2022321What Is It About Silhouettes?

This morning I got out early to photograph the sun coming up — and returned to this location so I’d have the lines as silhouettes…

PhotographySeptember 23, 2022
2022320Golden Hour For Gala Apples

During the Golden Hour for approximately one hour before sunset, photography subjects are bathed in extraordinarily beautiful light. I’ve been taking advantage of this glorious time to experiment with photographing different items, and today I have for you Gala apples in the Golden Hour!…

PhotographySeptember 22, 2022
2022319Part 5 (FINAL)– (Thursday/More Birds): An Early Morning Adventure With Camera In Hand

The graceful flight of a bird is something beautiful to see — and in today’s photographs, I had the opportunity to capture some quiet bird moments before flight begins…

PhotographySeptember 22, 2022
2022318Part 4 (Wednesday/Birds): An Early Morning Adventure With Camera In Hand

I found a couple of birds hanging out on fence posts. The foreground bird was acting like a normal bird – BUT – the one in the background was behaving very erratically and caught my eye!…

PhotographySeptember 21, 2022
2022317Twenty-Four Photographs Selected As Competition Features Since Last Update!

These past few weeks have been great with 24 more photographs selected as features in Instagram competitions – bringing the total now to 93 wins!…

PhotographySeptember 20, 2022
2022316Part 3 (Tuesday/Cows): An Early Morning Adventure With Camera In Hand

From my below adventure on Sunday, the shots posted today are of some cows with BIG personalities!…

PhotographySeptember 20, 2022
2022315Part 2 (Monday/Owl): An Early Morning Adventure With Camera In Hand

From my below adventure yesterday, the shots posted today are of a burrowing owl who spent about an hour with me while I was photographing cows!…

PhotographySeptember 19, 2022
2022314Part 1 (Sunday/Scene): An Early Morning Adventure With Camera In Hand

This morning I got out early with my camera before daylight to a rural spot 15 minutes away from home. I was expecting to photograph the darkness into daybreak but was pleasantly surprised by the addition of thick fog!…

PhotographySeptember 18, 2022
2022313When Time Stands Still

“Sometimes in the waves of change we find our true direction.” (Unknown)

PhotographySeptember 17, 2022
2022312RED: Rose, Rebel, Rhapsody, …

“He tried to imagine the sound of the color red.” (Pete Hamill)

PhotographySeptember 16, 2022
2022311So, So Swoonworthy …

All of a sudden, the skies parted – and a gorgeous Golden Hour (make that exactly 6 minutes, no hour!) emerged. I grabbed my camera and got some shots off before the magical light was gone as suddenly as it appeared!…

PhotographySeptember 15, 2022
2022310Dreaming Of Dreamy Flowers …

“Don’t compare her to sunshine and roses when she’s clearly orchids and moonlight.” -Melody Lee

PhotographySeptember 14, 2022
2022309Adventures Both Obvious And Hidden …

In addition to photographing obvious, pretty things, something I enjoy about outdoor photography is the opportunity to scout around for unexpected things behind the scenes…

PhotographySeptember 13, 2022
2022308It May Not Feel Like Fall Yet But At Least …

Although the “fall” weather here in south Florida still is hot hot hot with rain rain rain — it is nice to be able to get fresh vegetables and fruits (to photograph and eat)! Here are a few of the …

PhotographySeptember 12, 2022
2022307What Will You Include In Your Photographs?

Bringing together unrelated things to style as scenes for your photography is a lot of fun – and the best part is there are no rules. You’re limited only by your imagination – so gather up those photo props!…

PhotographySeptember 11, 2022
2022306With A Fishing Rod In Your Hand …

This is a vintage fishing rod and a Pflueger “Captain” saltwater, fly-fishing reel with its original copper line — that I found years ago and brought home with me…

Creative LifestyleSeptember 10, 2022
2022305More Daydreaming?? Yep!

Where will your daydreams take you today??!

Creative LifestyleSeptember 9, 2022
2022304A Lifetime Of Service – Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II (1926-2022)

Creative LifestyleSeptember 8, 2022
2022303Throwback To The Pears!

As I’ve posted about before, one of my favorite things to bake (and photograph from start to finish) is the galette — a rustic, delicious dessert created by the French (but of course)!…

Baking & CookingSeptember 7, 2022
2022302What Are You Daydreaming About Today??!

What are you daydreaming about today??!

Creative LifestyleSeptember 6, 2022
2022301Pay Attention To A Flower Today!

Flowers in all their varied colors and shapes are amazing, and they provide wonderful subjects for photography. Today I’m posting three I shot this weekend at Lakes Park Botanical Garden — they each have the dramatic, dark green leaves and backgrounds that really showcase a flower…

PhotographySeptember 5, 2022
2022300Just Hanging Out With Florida Cows

Today I spent time with some Florida cows for photographs — and I’d describe various ones as (1) entirely disinterested; (2) a daisy-eating Houdini artist; (3) slightly (?) grumpy; or (4) cooling off at the swimmin’ hole on a very hot day!…

PhotographySeptember 4, 2022
2022299Fading Beauty

Day 10 of the Paloma Roses I recently photographed and posted arrived today, and I’m surprised by the color change in the faded version. The freshly bought flowers reminded me …

PhotographySeptember 3, 2022
2022298Center Stage!

Mini carnations take center stage in pink today!

PhotographySeptember 2, 2022
2022297Let Me Introduce You To …

Like yesterday’s first time photographing Delphinium, today’s also is a first for me – the Purple Matsumoto Aster – and they’re such cheerful flowers! I’d like to say I planned the whimsical, polka-dot bokeh up and down the stems … but … it was a macro-lens happy surprise! 

PhotographySeptember 1, 2022
2022296Learning Something New

One of the things I like about photography is shooting something that’s new to you — and taking the opportunity to learn about it. Today was a good example…

PhotographyAugust 31, 2022
2022294Setting The Scene

Today is a throwback to a blog post I did called “The Creative Life Is The Beautiful Life,” which features some items I treasure and used to style a scene for flat lay photographs…

PhotographyAugust 30, 2022
2022293Dewdrops …

“Be aware of your own worth, use all of your power to achieve it. Create an ocean from a dewdrop. Do not beg for light from the moon, obtain it from the spark within you.” — Muhammad Iqbal

PhotographyAugust 29, 2022
2022291Eight Photographs Selected As Competition Features!

This past week has been great with eight photographs selected as features in Instagram competition – bringing the total to 69 wins! I’m excited and appreciative about the increased exposure …

PhotographyAugust 28, 2022
2022290Listen To The Wisdom Of (Pink) Flowers

“Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.”   – Theodore Roethke “Earth laughs in flowers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson “Open the bloom of your heart and become a gift of …

PhotographyAugust 27, 2022
2022289Animals, Fish, Reptiles And Birds … You Can Photograph It All At The Wonder Gardens!

Today I visited the (wonderful!) Wonder Gardens in Bonita Springs — a place that rescues, rehabs, and homes unreleasable animals, birds, reptiles, and fish. Although it was a typical steaming …

PhotographyAugust 26, 2022
2022288Paloma Roses … Or Strawberry Cheesecake?!

Yesterday afternoon I got a bunch of Paloma Roses but by the time I was home a dark-skies thunderstorm had come up. My natural light was gone, so I waited to photograph them this morning.

Paloma Roses are known by their creamy interiors and hot-pink petal edges. They make me think of strawberry cheesecake!

PhotographyAugust 25, 2022
2022287Watching A Waterdrop … Drop!

Waterdrops feel so fresh on most everything, especially flowers! Enjoy your day from The Daily Artisan — and remember to do something (small or large) that’s creative …

PhotographyAugust 24, 2022
2022286Indigo Blue and Burnished Gold

Last night’s dusk turning into sunset turning into nightfall … ah. It was a beautiful, dizzying jumble of indigo blue and burnished gold … oh, how I love dusk as …

PhotographyAugust 24, 2022
2022285Eat More Chocolate!

It would be hard to say which I enjoyed most: (1) baking these yummy, double-chocolate-espresso muffins; (2) photographing them; or (3) eating some before I gave away the rest as …

Baking & CookingAugust 23, 2022
2022284Small. Soft. Dreamy. Check, Check, Check!

Driving around town looking for flowers to photograph, the assignment I gave myself was (1) flowers or berries had to be no larger than a dime, and (2) backgrounds had …

PhotographyAugust 22, 2022
2022283Shades of Blue Don’t Disappoint!

Tonight’s sunsetting skies were full of clouds — and although oranges and yellows did not make an appearance — shades of blue delivered on beauty! The blues kept changing as …

PhotographyAugust 21, 2022
2022282Magnificent!

Last night’s sunset was magnificent! I grabbed my camera and ran outdoors to soak it in. Seriously, who could ever become tired of seeing these gorgeous skies over Florida??! “Never …

PhotographyAugust 20, 2022
2022281What Will You Cook This Weekend??!

One of my favorite places is in the kitchen baking or cooking while photographing the results (before eating them)! Everything from fancy cakes to sheet pan suppers to pizzas — …

Baking & CookingAugust 19, 2022
2022280Throwback To Earlier Post

A (1) piece of burlap; (2) Kodak 35mm camera that went through the Korean War with Daddy; (3) $4 bunch of carnations; and (4) shopkeeper’s antique ledger with daily coat …

PhotographyAugust 18, 2022
2022279Just Keep Walking!

Today I met someone for lunch and then stopped by the market on the way home to continue working on a project. I had a list of a few things …

PhotographyAugust 17, 2022
2022278Sunset. Dusk. The Moon. Ah…

“A time when sky blue love bids farewell to the day and before dusk falls, the sunset ignites the smoldering embers of the moonlit soul.” ―Virginia Alison “Nature is painting …

PhotographyAugust 16, 2022
2022277One Of Those “Not Sure When I’ll Ever Use It But Could Never Throw It Away” Moments

When styling scenes for these light-green and fuchsia carnations, my thoughts went to a creamy vase and linen napkin — as well as a fuchsia ribbon I’d stashed away in …

PhotographyAugust 16, 2022
2022276Six Photographs Selected In Whirlwind Wins Since Friday!

These last few days have been a whirlwind of photographs entered into various competitions receiving wins — with six selected as Instagram features since Friday! Now at a total of …

PhotographyAugust 15, 2022
2022275The Dreamy

Some days it’s all about the …

Creative LifestyleAugust 15, 2022
2022274Old Florida But Still Bringing Us Shrimp!

This morning I grabbed my camera and headed out to an authentic part of Old Florida that still operates today — the shrimp boats at Fort Myers Beach. Our shrimp …

PhotographyAugust 14, 2022
2022273Get Messy Sometimes!

Sometimes it’s fun to get your hands (and everything around you) messy when staging a still life shot. These spices were a great example of that, and the messier the …

PhotographyAugust 13, 2022
2022272Flowers Posing Pretty

Photographing cottage roses with their yellow, gold, red, and magenta hues did not disappoint! I shot these a while back but tonight there are some new photos previously unposted. My …

PhotographyAugust 12, 2022
2022271Nine Photographs Recently Selected As Instagram Features!

Frankly, I feel like pinching myself each time a photograph is selected in competition as an Instagram feature! The first win felt surreal, as have the ones that followed — …

PhotographyAugust 12, 2022
Two Photographs Selected Today As Instagram Features!

Today I’m happy to report two new wins (#54 and #55) as photography competition features by Instagram hubs! The first is a a photograph of last night’s moon framed by …

PhotographyAugust 11, 2022
2022269Never Too Much Blue

During this time of year in south Florida, we typically have at least one big thunder and lightning storm every day — and they often will turn into sunsets of …

PhotographyAugust 11, 2022
2022268Flower Words

“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.”  – Audrey Hepburn “Every flower blooms in its own time.” – Ken Petti “Open the bloom of your heart and become a gift …

Creative LifestyleAugust 10, 2022
2022267If You Look The Right Way …

“If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.” -Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret …

UncategorizedAugust 9, 2022
2022256Who Knows?

“Who knows what may lie around the next corner? There may be a window somewhere ahead. It may look out on a field of sunflowers.” -Joe …

PhotographyAugust 8, 2022
2022265Traditional. Timeless.

When I see white flowers with dark green leaves, it makes me think of traditional and timeless.  It’s one of my favorite color combinations, and here are several photographs from …

PhotographyAugust 7, 2022
2022264Parrots And Pink Leaf Photographs Pick Up Competition Features Today!

Today I’m excited to report two new wins as photography competition features by Instagram hubs!  The first is a photograph of two parrots (by a nature hub), and the second …

PhotographyAugust 7, 2022
2022263Partying Flowers!

Yesterday I posted several photographs of flowers with a quiet, muted personality — but today’s shots are more like party flowers with lots of colors and movement. Party on, flowers, …

PhotographyAugust 6, 2022
2022262The Personalities Of Flowers

One of the things I find so enjoyable about photographing flowers is how their personalities seem to take on surrounding influences such as the amount of light; the time of …

PhotographyAugust 5, 2022
2022261Five Photographs Selected As Instagram Features — Bringing Total to 51!

Tonight, I’m happy to report The Daily Artisan has had a whirlwind past few days with five new wins in Instagram photography competitions (bringing the total number to 51 so …

PhotographyAugust 5, 2022
2022260Pink …

PINK cotton candy, ballet slippers, strawberry ice cream, tulle skirts, hair ribbons, babies’ cheeks … and …

PhotographyAugust 4, 2022
2022259Back-To-Back Spectacular Sights Last Night And This Morning

There are lots of places in the world with beautiful sunsets and sunrises, but Florida’s have to be a standout among them! I photographed back-to-back spectacular ones last night and …

PhotographyAugust 3, 2022
2022258Turning Into A Wild Bird For Breakfast … !

Here are some photographs of a beach bird hanging around yesterday’s net casting for fishing bait. In this first photo, you’ll see a rather sedate bird (with great posture!) — …

PhotographyAugust 2, 2022
2022257Casting For Bait

Here are some photographs I shot of throwing a cast net for bait out on the beach early this morning.  Many years ago when I learned to throw a cast …

PhotographyAugust 1, 2022
2022256(Another) Bird Photograph Wins Instagram Feature!

From a reluctant bird photographer (they can swoop at your camera on a moment’s notice…), I’m happy regardless to announce that another bird photograph has won a feature spot in …

PhotographyAugust 1, 2022
2022255Purple …

PURPLE plums, sunsets, blueberries, butterflies, grape jelly, tulle skirts … and …

PhotographyJuly 31, 2022
2022254Yellow …

YELLOW sunshine, lemon candies, rubber duckies, butterflies, golden retrievers, rain boots … and …

PhotographyJuly 30, 2022
2022253Little Treasures …

Little treasures found on an aimless wander …

PhotographyJuly 29, 2022
2022252Blue Skies Overhead …

Blue skies overhead and sunshine on the lily pond … ah, …

PhotographyJuly 28, 2022
2022251Best Ending …

Best ending to a perfect …

PhotographyJuly 27, 2022
2022250Morning Walk

PhotographyJuly 26, 2022
2022249Handful Of $4 Flowers

A handful of $4 pink daisies from the grocery store can be as fun to photograph as expensive florist flowers! What will you do creatively …

Creative LifestyleJuly 25, 2022
2022248Hold Your Breath …

Hold your breath for the beauty that catches in your throat to last – just – one – more – …

Creative LifestyleJuly 24, 2022
2022247Moments Like This …

Moments like this don’t ever leave …

Creative LifestyleJuly 23, 2022
2022246Photograph Of White And Magenta Orchids Wins Instagram Feature!

Today I was thrilled to learn my photograph of white and magenta orchids has been selected as a featured winner by an Instagram hub for orchids! It was my first …

PhotographyJuly 23, 2022
2022243With A Flower …

““If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson “May the petals teach me the art …

Creative LifestyleJuly 22, 2022
2022241Over The Moon With “Solo Feature Photographer” Win!

Very exciting news to share today! Some of the photography competition hubs on Instagram sometimes will select multiple pictures from a single photographer and feature them as a group gallery …

PhotographyJuly 21, 2022
2022240Just Bloom

“Bloom beautifully, dangerously, loudly, softly, however you need just bloom.” – Rupi Kaur “There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” – Henri Matisse “And the day …

Creative LifestyleJuly 20, 2022
2022239Bird Photographs Win Two More Competitions Today! (Second One)

Certainly I never set out to be a BIRD photographer, but some of the photos are doing well in Instagram competitions, including two more wins today! This second one was …

PhotographyJuly 19, 2022
2022238Bird Photographs Win Two More Competitions Today! (First One)

Certainly I never set out to be a BIRD photographer, but some of the photos are doing well in Instagram competitions, including two more wins today! The first one is …

PhotographyJuly 19, 2022
2022237Put Some Splash In Your Color

Colors pop against neutral backgrounds like black, white, grey, and dark green — and some of the photos I took yesterday at Naples Botanical Garden have this colorsplash look with …

PhotographyJuly 18, 2022
2022236Two Bird Photographs Selected As Instagram Features! (Second One)

Two of my photographs of colorful birds have been selected as Instagram features! This second one was for a themed hub of “Wildlife,” and it’s a weekend shot of two …

PhotographyJuly 18, 2022
2022235Two Bird Photographs Selected As Instagram Features! (First One)

Two of my photographs of colorful birds have been selected as features on Instagram hubs! The first one is the shot of the bad-attitude bird I blogged about in “Red …

PhotographyJuly 18, 2022
2022233Meet Some New Friends!

“Everything in nature invites us constantly to be what we are.” -Gretel Ehrlich Follow The Daily Artisan on Facebook and Instagram @thedailyartisan, and check out The Daily Artisan online store …

PhotographyJuly 17, 2022
2022232Lost In Dreaminess

“A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in – what more could he ask? A few flowers at his feet and above him the stars.” ― Victor Hugo, …

PhotographyJuly 16, 2022
2022231Meet Florida Panther Athena

Today I visited and photographed Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens, and this was the closest (safety restricted) I’ve ever been able to get to Athena to photograph her! She seemed …

PhotographyJuly 15, 2022
2022230The Turquoise Of Summer

Is there a more summer feeling than turquoise?! Follow The Daily Artisan on Facebook and Instagram @thedailyartisan, and check out The Daily Artisan online store for note cards of my …

PhotographyJuly 14, 2022
2022228Sunset Sky, And Movie Projector Photographs Selected As Competition Features! (Second One)

Photographs of a purple and pink sunsetting sky, and Thomas Edison’s original movie projector invention have been selected in competitions as features on Instagram hubs! This second one was for …

PhotographyJuly 13, 2022
2022227Sunset Sky, And Movie Projector Photographs Selected As Competition Features! (First One)

Photographs of a purple and pink sunsetting sky, and Thomas Edison’s original movie projector invention have been selected in competitions as features on Instagram hubs! The first one is a …

PhotographyJuly 13, 2022
2022226Mixing It Up A Bit

Usually I shoot brightly colored flowers, animals, and other things because it’s my favorite photography, but some times I like to mix it up with different looks. On Sunday, I …

PhotographyJuly 12, 2022
2022225Red And Yellow Colors Photographed Together … From Beloved To Bad Attitude!

Today I entered a photography competition with the theme of “Red and Yellow,” and as I reviewed my archives for pictures to submit, I was reminded of the vast differences …

PhotographyJuly 11, 2022
2022224Two Flower Photographs Selected As Instagram Features! (Second One)

Two of my flower photographs have been selected in competitions as features on Instagram hubs! This second one was for a hub’s themed competition of “Peach,” and it’s a studio …

PhotographyJuly 11, 2022
2022223Two Flower Photographs Selected As Instagram Features! (First One)

Two of my flower photographs have been selected in competitions as features on Instagram hubs! The first one is a shot that previously won from a different hub. It’s the …

PhotographyJuly 11, 2022
2022222Olympic Swimmer?

This afternoon I was on a wooden footbridge, and this alligator swam about 50 feet in a straight line directly to me. I waited until the last possible moment to …

PhotographyJuly 10, 2022
2022221Today Was “All You Can Eat Mullet” Day!

If you haven’t eaten fried mullet, you haven’t eaten fish. Plain and simple! How’s this for today’s typical south Florida afternoon in July — (1) storm clouds making up for …

Creative LifestyleJuly 9, 2022
2022220A Good Start To The Day

Actually I’m more of a dusk/sunset person than sunrise but some mornings I get out early with my camera — and enjoy the fresh start to a new day! This …

PhotographyJuly 8, 2022
2022219Found Treasure

Here’s an example of why you should never leave home without your camera! I stumbled on this working fountain in the courtyard of a very old chapel in Florida. I …

PhotographyJuly 7, 2022
2022218White Peacock Photograph Selected As Feature Today By Instagram Hub!

Today this white peacock photograph was selected as an Instagram hub feature, and I’m delighted the animal gets to make a winning debut on social media! Some of my previous …

PhotographyJuly 7, 2022
2022217Florida Skies

Sunsetting skies over Florida are something …

PhotographyJuly 6, 2022
2022216Fascinated Or Freaked Out?

In this photograph I recently took, can you be fascinated by the detail – and yet freaked out by the creature?? I think so – yes on both counts! Follow …

PhotographyJuly 5, 2022
2022215Two Photographs Selected In Instagram Competitions (Second One)!

I’m happy to report today that two of my photographs have been selected in Instagram competitions! This second one was for a hub that selects feature photographs of wildlife, and …

PhotographyJuly 5, 2022
2022214Two Photographs Selected In Instagram Competitions (First One)!

It’s with great excitement I’ve learned today that two photographs have been selected as features by Instagram hubs – the first a photo of a compote bowl with strawberries, and …

PhotographyJuly 5, 2022
2022213Happy July 4th, America!

Creative LifestyleJuly 4, 2022
2022212Happy Sunday, Everyone!

Follow The Daily Artisan on Facebook and Instagram @thedailyartisan, and check out The Daily Artisan online store for note cards of my …

PhotographyJuly 3, 2022
2022211Animals Acting Like Ballerinas And Gymnasts

Animals can be quite flexible, similar to ballerinas and gymnasts! Sometimes when photographing them it can be comical seeing how they contort their bodies for various reasons including sleeping and …

PhotographyJuly 2, 2022
2022210See You At The Fall 2022 Arcadia Rodeo!

Tickets are NOW on sale for the Arcadia Fall Rodeo on October 15 and 16, 2022! See bronc riding, barrel racing, roping, bull riding, and more — so get your …

PhotographyJuly 1, 2022
2022209The Value Of Authenticity

Weathered and rusty things are comfortably authentic. I like things (and people) that are real – when what you see is what you get, with nothing fake or contrived. It’s …

Creative LifestyleJune 30, 2022
2022208One Of My Two All-Time Favorite Words Is …

For as long as I can remember, I’ve had the same two favorite words, and one of them is “kaleidoscope.” I just love how the little pieces of “stained glass” …

PhotographyJune 29, 2022
2022208The Quiet One In The Corner

In photography – as in life – there’s often something quiet and unassuming in the corner that’s the most fascinating of all. It doesn’t scream out “look at me” or …

Creative LifestyleJune 28, 2022
2022207Photographs of Blue Flowers, and Multicolored Parrot Selected In Instagram Competitions! (Second One)

I’m happy to report that two more of my photographs have been selected in Instagram competitions! This second one was for a hub’s themed competition of “Multicolor.” The resident parrot …

PhotographyJune 28, 2022
2022206Photographs of Blue Flowers, and Multicolored Parrot Selected in Instagram competitions! (First One)

It was exciting news to learn that two of my photographs have been selected as features by Instagram hubs – the first a photo of blue flowers, and the second …

PhotographyJune 28, 2022
2022205Meet Some New Friends (Of The Non-Human Kind)!

Over the past few days, I’ve encountered and photographed some interesting little friends … and some of them are rather comical! Do you have a favorite? I’m torn between … …

PhotographyJune 27, 2022
2022204Part 2 (Laboratory and Museum): Edison Ford Winter Estates

Yesterday’s visit to the Edison Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers, Florida provided a wealth of photography subjects, and I thoroughly enjoyed it! In “Part 1” about the Estates, yesterday …

PhotographyJune 26, 2022
2022203Happy To Report Three More Photographs Selected In Instagram Competitions! (Third One)

I’m over the moon to report that three more of my photographs have been selected in Instagram competitions! This third one was for a themed competition of “Fruit,” and as …

PhotographyJune 26, 2022
2022202Happy To Report Three More Photographs Selected In Instagram Competitions! (Second One)

I’m thrilled to report that three more of my photographs have been selected in Instagram competitions! This second one was for a competition that selects and features photographs on Fridays. …

PhotographyJune 26, 2022
2022201Happy To Report Three More Photographs Selected In Instagram Competitions! (First One)

It’s exciting to report that three more of my photographs have been selected in Instagram competitions! This first one was for a themed competition of “Waterdrops,” and as you can …

PhotographyJune 26, 2022
2022200Part 1 (Flowers): Edison Ford Winter Estates

Today I visited the 1885 Edison and Ford Winter Estates to photograph flowers — and as always, it was an amazing stroll through incredible beauty and history. A National Register …

PhotographyJune 25, 2022
2022199A Changing Sea

Since I was a girl, one of the many things I love about Boca Grande, Florida is the changing sea. Some times it’s calm as glass, and other times it’s …

PhotographyJune 24, 2022
2022198Just Driving Around

Today I spent hours just driving all around and stopping to photograph things I found interesting. It was a great way to spend a creative day meandering about and looking …

PhotographyJune 23, 2022
2022197Photograph Of Historic Fountain And Tile Mosaic Selected As Instagram Feature!

Today I received notification that this photograph of a very old fountain and tile mosaic has been selected as a feature photograph by an Instagram hub, and I’m over the …

PhotographyJune 23, 2022
2022196Nature Paints The Prettiest

This photograph was taken early one morning when the light was still new — and the background bokeh looks like an inviting vortex. The lit color of the foreground leaves …

PhotographyJune 22, 2022
2022195Rain Sparkle

We’ve been getting lots of rain where I live in Florida – and it’s making all the colorful flowers sparkle like jewels! It’s a great time to get outdoors with …

PhotographyJune 21, 2022
2022194Blue And White Make A Clean, Crisp Combination

Beautiful colors become even more powerful when they’re paired with complementary ones like combining blue and white. When I see these two colors together, they make me think of clean …

PhotographyJune 20, 2022
2022193Happy Father’s Day!

Creative LifestyleJune 19, 2022
2022192Surprise … Third Photograph Just Selected As Instagram Feature For Today!

Tonight after I published blog posts about Instagram hubs selecting two of my photographs for features today, a third one just came in! I’m over the moon with both excitement …

PhotographyJune 18, 2022
2022191Instagram Hub Selects Curvy Reflections Photograph for Feature Today!

In my earlier post, I described today as exciting with two photographs selected as features by Instagram hubs. The second photo is this one of the curvy reflections of a …

PhotographyJune 18, 2022
2022190Grateful To Have Two More Photographs Selected Today As Instagram Features!

My Saturday started off pretty quiet but it quickly turned exciting when I learned one of my photographs had been selected as an Instagram hub feature, and then later a …

PhotographyJune 18, 2022
2022188Little Purple Flower Wins Instagram Feature

A pretty little purple flower caught my eye last weekend on my way to the car after photographing flowers, and I thought I should grab a few quick shots of …

PhotographyJune 17, 2022
2022187Curvy Reflections Over Moving Waters

Moving water caused these reflections to appear curvy one afternoon during the golden hour over the lake in Georgia.  I shot very quickly and only got a few photographs before …

PhotographyJune 17, 2022
2022186Which Flower Colors Attract You?

Are you drawn to certain colors of flowers? How do different flower colors make you feel?  I wouldn’t want to pick a favorite color because I love so many of …

PhotographyJune 16, 2022
2022184Purple Flowers Selected For Macro Photography Feature On Instagram!

A macro photography hub on Instagram has selected this photograph of two small purple flowers for a gallery feature, and I’m over the moon! The flowers have a diameter of …

PhotographyJune 16, 2022
2022183Flowers Inspire So Much In Our World

Flowers are such a big part of our world, and I was thinking about how many things they creatively inspire. They inspire tangible things like fragrances, paint colors, fabrics, and …

PhotographyJune 15, 2022
2022182Mr. Lizard Wins An Instagram Photography Feature!

This morning I’m happy to report that Mr. Lizard (with his brightly-colored orange dewlap) has won a photograph feature on Instagram by a new hub! Followers of The Daily Artisan …

PhotographyJune 15, 2022
2022181It’s Not An Art Installation. It’s An Actual Floating Mosaic Plant (And It’s Gorgeous!)

When I came upon these gorgeous mosaics in a garden pond at Naples Botanical Garden over the weekend, I thought it was an art installation because I’d never seen anything …

PhotographyJune 14, 2022
2022180Another Instagram Hub Selects This Photograph As a Feature!

Surprising news arrived this afternoon that a second Instagram hub in a themed competition has selected this photograph of a pink flower! On Sunday, the photo was chosen by the …

PhotographyJune 14, 2022
2022179Say Hello To The Little Fellow!

So, let’s just start out by saying lizards and other reptiles are NOT my thing! Having said this, I photographed an interesting Brown Anole yesterday as he was showcasing his …

PhotographyJune 13, 2022
2022177Flower Photograph Selected Today As Instagram Feature!

In my earlier post, I described today as a “bounty of blessings” with two more photographs selected as features by Instagram hubs! This second selection is a photograph I took …

PhotographyJune 12, 2022
2022176Bounty Of Blessings – Two More Photographs Selected Today As Features on Instagram!

This has been an exciting day as two more of my photographs were selected as Instagram hub features while I was at Naples Botanical Garden this morning photographing flowers! Tomorrow’s …

PhotographyJune 12, 2022
2022175Cleaning Rains From Mother Nature

Last night it rained for hours, and I figured things to photograph would be extra clean so out I went at 7am this morning with camera in hand. Mother Nature …

PhotographyJune 11, 2022
2022172Over The Moon With Another Photograph Selected In Competition This Afternoon!

Words can’t describe how excited I am that another photograph was selected this afternoon as a feature in an Instagram competition! This photograph was taken during the blue hour on …

PhotographyJune 10, 2022
2022171Grateful For Feature Selections Of My Photographs (Another One Today!)

Introducing a new entity like The Daily Artisan involves reaching out to lots of audiences through different vehicles – and entering Instagram photography competitions is something I’ve recently started doing …

PhotographyJune 10, 2022
2022171-AAs Night Falls

Those very last moments as night falls over the water are some of the …

PhotographyJune 9, 2022
2022170Photograph of Purple Sky over Boca Grande Beach Selected in Competition!

Today I’m happy to report that my photograph of sunset at Boca Grande beach has been selected as a feature for an Instagram hub with the theme of “purple!” This …

PhotographyJune 9, 2022
2022168Orange/Olive Oil/Honey Bread Photograph Selected in Competition!

When I woke up this morning, I had no idea today would bring such wonderful surprises – two photographs selected in Instagram challenges! Earlier today I posted about the selection …

PhotographyJune 8, 2022
2022167Photograph of Pink Roses and Antique Bottles Selected as Feature!

This morning I was excited to learn my photograph of pink roses with an antique crock and bottles has been selected by an Instagram hub as a feature photograph! This …

PhotographyJune 8, 2022
2022166A Privilege To Behold

This is one of the most beautiful sunsets my camera and I have had the privilege to stand before. Moments like this won’t ever leave …

PhotographyJune 7, 2022
2022163Peony Buds Photograph Selected As Feature!

You may recall the beautiful peonies I recently got from Willow the Wild at Heart Flower Truck, and my post about how enjoyable it was to photograph them. I was …

PhotographyJune 6, 2022
2022162Bird’s Eye Photograph Selected As Runner-Up In Competition

This morning when I posted this bird photograph, I also entered it into an Instagram competition that selects a themed winning shot and four runners up each day. Imagine my …

PhotographyJune 5, 2022
2022161Bird’s Eye View

This is how Florida birds measure the water …

PhotographyJune 5, 2022
2022160Where White And Yellow Meet

The combination of white and yellow always seems so clean and fresh, and nowhere is this more apparent than with flowers. They also can have a dreamy look and feel …

PhotographyJune 4, 2022
2022159Faded Pink Tulips Photograph Selected!

When I went to sleep last night, I was excited about my heirloom tomatoes photograph having been chosen as a featured photograph by an Instagram hub, and when I woke …

PhotographyJune 4, 2022
2022159-AWhat Is It? I Didn’t Have A Clue

Do you know what this is? I didn’t have a clue but was excited to photograph it because it was so unusual hanging up in a tree. When I got …

PhotographyJune 3, 2022
2022158Photograph of Heirloom Tomatoes Selected in Photography Competition!

This afternoon I received notification that another photograph has been selected as a feature by an Instagram hub! This photograph is one of heirloom tomatoes, which I’ve posted about a …

PhotographyJune 3, 2022
2022157Reds And Greens Not Just For The Holidays

The colors red and green make an attractive combination, and not just in December for the holidays! When I’m out photographing, I always get excited to find a flower of …

PhotographyJune 2, 2022
2022156What’s Orange In Your World?!

Orange is the color of warmth, adventure, enthusiasm, and creativity – and it’s all around us.  What’s orange in your world?! Follow The Daily Artisan on Facebook and Instagram @thedailyartisan, …

PhotographyJune 1, 2022
2022155Peonies Are Pretty At All Points

The progression of flowers from small buds to full blooms is fascinating to watch, and the spectacular peony is especially beautiful at all stages of its development. Yesterday while visiting …

PhotographyMay 31, 2022
2022154VISIT: Wild At Heart Flower Truck (Willow’s On The Move)!

Today was my first visit to the Wild at Heart Flower Truck – caught up with it at the Miromar Outlets Farmers Market – and it’s awesome! If you live …

Creative LifestyleMay 30, 2022
2022153No “Bloom Off The Rose” For These Tulips

Last week I brought home pink tulips for photography competitions on Instagram, and the flowers were beautiful draped in polka-dotted tulle and wrapped in lace rosettes. The photographs were shared …

PhotographyMay 29, 2022
2022152Surprise, Surprise

Last night I went out on the dock to take sunset photographs – but something else caught my attention! He was calmly swimming around but let’s just say I was …

PhotographyMay 29, 2022
2022151Minding The Lines

Follow The Daily Artisan on Facebook and Instagram @thedailyartisan, and check out The Daily Artisan online store for note cards of my …

PhotographyMay 28, 2022
2022149So Excited – Another Photograph Selected as Instagram Feature!

Today I received word that another photograph has been selected as a feature by an Instagram hub, and I’m over the moon! This photograph is part of the purple tulips …

PhotographyMay 27, 2022
2022148Photograph of Purple Tulips Selected as Instagram Feature!

Exciting news to share – oh, my gosh! Last week I entered some pictures (found in the below post) into an Instagram challenge with the theme of purple, and this …

PhotographyMay 26, 2022
2022147My Photography Competitions for Pastel, and Delicate Themes

Yesterday I posted about a couple more Instagram photography challenges I’ve entered, and their themes are pastel, and delicate. The great thing about these competitions is you’re given very general …

PhotographyMay 25, 2022
2022146More Competitions with Photography Themes of Pastels, and Delicate

Ten miniature tulips; a ribbon of lace rosettes; polka-dotted tulle; and a cupcake stand gave me hours of play today with my camera – taking pictures for two new photography …

PhotographyMay 24, 2022
2022145Daydreaming About Spring Flowers!

Everywhere I turned yesterday at Naples Botanical Garden was a feast for the eyes and my camera – with gorgeous flowers in full bloom! Today’s post features some of the …

PhotographyMay 23, 2022
2022144Honeybees Love Water Lilies At Beautiful Naples Botanical Garden

Today I spent more time photographing flowers at Naples Botanical Garden, and it was in beautiful bloom! Tomorrow I’ll post more of my photos on The Daily Artisan, but in …

PhotographyMay 22, 2022
2022143Photograph Selected – Over the Moon!

Last week I posted on The Daily Artisan about entering an Instagram photography competition with the theme of red and pink – and I’m excited to report that this rosebud …

PhotographyMay 22, 2022
2022142Eat More Fruits and Vegetables Day 2022!

In 2015 when the Dole Food Company first introduced Eat More Fruits and Vegetables Day, the accompanying press release noted eating vegetables and fruits as “easy, delicious, and necessary.” This …

PhotographyMay 21, 2022
2022141SHE goes softly in matters …

Be sure to follow The Daily Artisan on Facebook and Instagram @thedailyartisan, and check out The Daily Artisan online store for note cards of my …

Creative LifestyleMay 20, 2022
2022140Antique Porcelain Dolls Meet Fresh-Cut Purple Tulips!

Pairing old and new makes for interesting photographs, and it’s especially enjoyable when there are distinct differences in colors, textures, and sizes. For today’s photography challenge, I assigned myself the …

PhotographyMay 19, 2022
2022139Red and Pink Competition – I’m In!

Today I entered my second-ever photography competition on Instagram, and the theme for this challenge is red and pink. Recently I posted about my first such competition (black and purple …

PhotographyMay 18, 2022
2022138Did You Draw on Drawing Day?

Yesterday (May 16) was Drawing Day, with the theme of encouraging us to draw something every day – and it can be quick little sketches like these! Here I drew …

Arts & CraftsMay 17, 2022
2022137A Cookbook … And The Small World of Social Media

As a social media newbie, I’m finding it’s a small world! Yesterday on Instagram I saw a post of a spectacular chicken pot pie from @fortheloveofthesouth. I liked it and …

Baking & CookingMay 16, 2022
2022136A Thought For Today

Be sure to follow The Daily Artisan on Facebook and Instagram @thedailyartisan, and check out The Daily Artisan online store for note cards of my …

Creative LifestyleMay 16, 2022
2022135Celebrate National Chocolate Chip Day Today!

On May 15 each year, Americans celebrate National Chocolate Chip Day! While chocolate chips can be used in a variety of foods – mostly sweet, but some savory – the …

Baking & CookingMay 15, 2022
2022134Saturday’s Still-Life Photography Challenge

The Daily Artisan is all about finding ways to be creative every day, and my challenge today was to style and shoot a variety of still-life photographs from six props. …

PhotographyMay 14, 2022
2022133Words To Live By

“Three things in life – your health, your mission, and the people you love. That’s it.” -Naval Ravikant Be sure to follow The Daily Artisan on Facebook and Instagram @thedailyartisan, …

Creative LifestyleMay 13, 2022
2022132A Sunset … Becomes Pink Flowers

Yesterday about 40 minutes before sunset, I went over to a place where I’ve gotten some pretty photographs, but the sky colors weren’t all that spectacular. I was thinking I’d …

PhotographyMay 12, 2022
2022130A Moment In The Goldenest of Hours

This photograph was taken from a boat on a Georgia lake during the beautiful golden hour just before sunset. Photography keeps alive in our mind’s eye memories like seeing the …

PhotographyMay 11, 2022
2022129The Supporting Cast (Of Cupcakes)

The Mother’s Day cake I baked for my mother was accompanied by making cupcakes – also chocolate espresso cake with strawberry cream cheese frosting topped with a chocolate candy. Yesterday …

Baking & CookingMay 10, 2022
2022127Everything But The Kitchen Sink!

After photographing various vegetables and fruits in different scenes, at the end of the day I just put them all together and added a pretty flower for a happy arrangement! …

PhotographyMay 9, 2022
2022126The Mother’s Day Cake – 2022 Style

This morning I finished decorating the Mother’s Day cake I baked for my mother, and it turned out tasty! It is (make that soon to be “was“) a chocolate-espresso, two-layer …

Baking & CookingMay 8, 2022
2022125Happy Mother’s Day!

Creative LifestyleMay 8, 2022
2022124Baking Today In My Favorite G.K.P. Apron

When I launched The Daily Artisan in November, I wanted to get something new to mark the occasion. In Martha Stewart’s Living magazine, I’d read about a great apron company …

Baking & CookingMay 7, 2022
2022123How I Observed Today’s Start of National Public Gardens Week

Today begins National Public Gardens Week, which starts on the Friday before Mother’s Day – with this year’s celebration May 6-15, 2022. I enjoyed a visit to the Naples Zoo …

PhotographyMay 6, 2022
2022122My First Photography Competition on Instagram

Until I started The Daily Artisan business and blog, I had zero experience with social media, and I’ve spent a lot of time learning it over these past five months. …

PhotographyMay 5, 2022
2022121Celebrate National Orange Juice Day – May 4, 2022

Today in the United States we celebrate National Orange Juice Day, and if there’s a more delicious and versatile fruit than the orange, I don’t know what it would be! …

PhotographyMay 4, 2022
2022120Cottage Roses Posing Pretty

Today I had the opportunity to photograph the cottage roses promised from yesterday’s post, and their yellow, gold, red, and magenta hues did not disappoint! These carefree, casual flowers pair …

PhotographyMay 3, 2022
2022119Cottage Roses Go Rustic

Late today I got some gorgeous cottage roses – some in solid yellow, and others in painterly red and gold with touches of magenta. Long-stemmed roses are exquisite, but cottage …

PhotographyMay 2, 2022
2022118Little Treasures … And Big Moments.

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Creative LifestyleMay 1, 2022
2022117The (Not So Heavy) Metals

If asked to say the first adjective that comes to mind for the word “metal,” it would be “heavy” as in “heavy metal” (even though primarily I’m a country music …

PhotographyApril 30, 2022
202211620,000 Square Feet … And a Little Pink Car

Roaming around a 20,000-square-foot antiques mall left me returning several times to a display case with a little 5″ pink, metal car that just had to come home with me! …

PhotographyApril 29, 2022
2022115Be Surprised

While photographing flowers one day, I was reminded to slow down and let nature – and life – surprise you. Sometimes you get more than what you went looking for …

Creative LifestyleApril 28, 2022
2022114Keep Your Heart Pretty

Be sure to follow The Daily Artisan on Facebook and Instagram @thedailyartisan, and check out The Daily Artisan online store for note cards of my …

Creative LifestyleApril 27, 2022
2022113Mixing It Up Now And Then

Most of my photography subjects are soft – velvety flower petals, fluffy cake frostings, and painterly sky sunsets. But it’s good to mix things up now and then, and today …

PhotographyApril 26, 2022
2022112I Choose The Color … Pink

Chances are good when I reach for a watercolor or flower or cupcake frosting, it’s going to be … pink! And while turquoise is my favorite color, pink always commands …

PhotographyApril 25, 2022
2022111A Walk In The Woods Celebrates Earth Day

Earth Day 2022 was observed a couple of days ago, and we were encouraged to engage and invest in preservation of the natural world around us. Perhaps it starts for …

Creative LifestyleApril 24, 2022
2022110You Can Cook Them, Paint Them, Chop Them, Plant Them … And More

There’s something so versatile about yellows and oranges … they’re in everything from sunflowers to shrimps to sunsets to carrots to flamingos! These cheerful colors are fun to photograph, and …

PhotographyApril 23, 2022
2022109Walking on Beaches

An anonymous quote I once read sums it up for me: “A walk on the beach is worth a thousand words.” There are so many things to love about beaches, …

PhotographyApril 22, 2022
2022108Dark Backgrounds Make Images Pop

One of my favorite ways of photographing things is to make them pop against a dark background. You get dramatic, moody photos without unwanted clutter, and your eyes focus directly …

PhotographyApril 21, 2022
2022107Celebrate World Stationery Day With A Note To A Loved One!

Today, April 20, is World Stationery Day, and it’s designed to celebrate the written form of expression by encouraging people to write a note to friends, family, and loved ones. …

PhotographyApril 20, 2022
2022106What Do Radishes, Raspberries, and Roses Have in Common? (Think Red!)

In keeping with yesterday’s post theme of blue photographs, today’s is a collection of my red photographs. The color red really draws you in, and I’m always excited to find …

PhotographyApril 19, 2022
2022105A Case of the (Tranquil) Blues

When you hear the words “a case of the blues” it typically has a sad connotation, but instead I get a feeling of tranquility when I see and photograph blues. …

PhotographyApril 18, 2022
2022104For You – April 17, 2022

Creative LifestyleApril 17, 2022
2022103My Easter Bunnies Wear Board Shorts, and Elizabeth Taylor Turbans!

Easter is one of my favorite holidays with its many creative inspirations, and the thing I enjoy most is drawing and outfitting little bunnies. And just because they’re (technically) rabbits …

Arts & CraftsApril 16, 2022
2022102Pairing Delicate With Rustic

When styling indoors (or finding outdoors) a scene to photograph, I enjoy a juxtaposition of delicate and rustic. Sometimes this means pairing hard lines with soft shapes, or what’s really …

PhotographyApril 15, 2022
2022101Easter Tomatoes, Bell Pepper Baskets, and Red Cabbage Grass!

In the market, I saw beautiful, bite-size tomatoes of multi-colors and immediately thought of colorful Easter eggs! This was the first time I’ve seen these tomatoes, and they’re called Sangria® …

PhotographyApril 14, 2022
2022100Easter-Pastel Flowers

Easter is on its way and I love drawing bunnies in little outfits of dresses, bonnets, and polka dot overalls. I even give them names like “Elizabeth Taylor Bunny!” Later …

PhotographyApril 13, 2022
My Backyard Inspiration

Dusk is my favorite time of every day, and I’m often blessed with beautiful sunsets over the lake in my back yard in Florida. Sitting out on the lanai for …

PhotographyApril 12, 2022
Happy National Pet Day Today!

The United States and other countries celebrate today, April 11, as National Pet Day. And while I don’t have any pets – if I chose one it would be a …

Creative LifestyleApril 11, 2022
One Pineapple. Eight Pink Daisies. One Flower Frog.

It’s fun to challenge yourself (and your camera) to come up with interesting photographs styled with unrelated things like one pineapple and eight pink daises from this weekend. I also …

PhotographyApril 10, 2022
Shrimp For Dinner, Anyone?

Shrimp. Ah, shrimp. What more can I say than I love to cook it, eat it, serve it, and photograph it (not necessarily in that order)! Over the years, I’ve …

Baking & CookingApril 9, 2022
Where’s Your “Go To” Place?

Since I was a girl, my favorite “go to” place is the beach on the island of Boca Grande, Florida, and this night was an especially pretty sunset where purples …

Creative LifestyleApril 8, 2022
How Can Anything That Tastes This Delicious Be So Good For You?!

Let’s face it – some days we don’t eat as healthy as we should, but when we eat blueberries and blackberries we get both a delicious treat as well as …

Baking & CookingApril 7, 2022
The Rose In The Corner

Today I was out and about looking for something to photograph for my blog post of The Daily Artisan, and as is often the case, I wandered into flowers for …

PhotographyApril 6, 2022
Heirlooms Passed Down For Generations

Like other things passed down over generations, heirloom tomatoes get their name because they’re grown from seeds passed down by farmers from season to season for 50 years or more. …

PhotographyApril 5, 2022
Take A Moment Away From The Flock

When I saw this flamingo standing quietly away from its flock, it reminded me how important it is occasionally to regroup and take stock of your world around you – …

Creative LifestyleApril 4, 2022
Gratitude and Grace of Hydrangeas

Hands down, hydrangeas are my favorite flower to photograph, paint, give, and receive – blue or purple are at the top of the list!  They signify gratitude and grace, and …

PhotographyApril 3, 2022
Spring and New Beginnings

Spring is for delicate, sweet, new beginnings. What new will you bring to your life this …

PhotographyApril 2, 2022
VISIT: Selby Gardens Historic Spanish Point in Osprey, Florida

Visiting Selby Gardens Historic Spanish Point in Osprey this week was a wonderful adventure roaming 30 acres with my camera on Little Sarasota Bay. There is so much to experience …

PhotographyApril 1, 2022
Who Lives In The Butterfly House at Historic Spanish Point?

There are so many beautiful things to see and photograph at Selby Gardens Historic Spanish Point in Osprey, Florida that it would be impossible to cover them all in one …

PhotographyMarch 31, 2022
A Perfect Day at Selby Gardens Historic Spanish Point in Osprey, Florida

I spent today photographing at Selby Gardens Historic Spanish Point in Osprey, Florida, and it is such a beautiful place!   Historic Spanish Point is 30 picturesque acres set directly on …

PhotographyMarch 30, 2022
VISIT: Naples Botanical Garden

Over the weekend my camera and I visited the beautiful Naples Botanical Garden, and it was as enjoyable as always! If you haven’t been to this floral paradise, you really …

Photography