A very happy and hopefully warmer Monday morning to you all. I trust you were able to finally get out and break thru the frozen tundra of all the ice and snow.
As I write you today, I find myself on the second leg of a two-week shoot trip traveling through Alabama, Mississippi, Florida and Georgia. The first leg of the trip had not allowed much in the way of free time for scenic photography but I am hoping that week # 2 will do so as I begin to head from the west coast to the east coast of Florida and then point the hood of my car north for the final leg.
One of the stops on my trip was Tampa, FL. where I was scheduled to attend a national art show that I had been juried into. I was lucky enough to have a fair amount of friends attend the event to provide support and encouragement. Even though neither of the fine art prints that had been juried into the show sold, I was able to come away with a lot of promising ideas for next year and felt very humbled by my acceptance into the show, as well as, all of the support that my friends had offered by being in attendance.
While in Tampa I was lucky enough to have a little free time to visit a few potential “future” shoot locations, one of which was a forested park very close to my dear friends Kelly and David’s house. They live on the out skirts of the city and one of the parks they live close to borders the Hillsborough River. It was very a typical Florida park with oak and pine tree covered in moss, streams leading to swampy marshes and very accessible walking trails. While David was giving me a walking tour of the area, I suggested that I might want to go “grab a camera to sling over my shoulder” while touring. As much as I would like to think that I was doing my best to imitate the amazing Florida black and white landscape photographer, Clyde Butcher, I realized that it might just be best to stay in my comfort zone and find an image fitting of a dK color moment.
So with little time to spare and camera in hand I hope that I present you a worthy moment of the best the park had to offer. Enjoy!!!!!
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Best Regards !!!!
~ dennis keim ~