Atlantic Light Show

Photograph by Nick Zantop While the day was sunny and spectacular, evening brought torrential rain and thunderstorms to South Florida. By 9PM, the storms had mostly moved offshore, so I grabbed an umbrella and...

Offshore Downpour

Photograph by Nick Zantop      Last night, after a day of torrential rain in South Florida, the storms retreated offshore. As the sun set, the rain looked like a solid wall of darkness in the distance! With...

Wilderness Moonrise

Photograph by Nick Zantop      As the vibrant colors of sunset still linger, the moon rises from behind the trees in Juniper Prairie Wilderness in the Ocala National Forest. Located in north-central Florida...

Gone Chompin’

Gone Chompin', Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, Micanopy, Florida Photograph by Michael Stone An American alligator chomps for fish at Paynes Prairie in Micanopy, Florida on April 28. For the...

Dark Seas

Dark Seas, Pompano Beach, Florida Photograph by Nick Zantop      Yesterday brought a day of bipolar weather to South Florida. When I woke up in the morning it was pouring rain. The downpour laste...

Pretty Before Pink

Pretty Before Pink, UF Bat Houses, Gainesville, Florida Photograph by Michael Stone A red-tailed hawk takes off from the roof of one of two bat houses on the campus of the University of Florida ...

Hutchinson Island Beach

Hutchinson Island Beach, Florida Photograph by Sherry Galey    There were many a shipwreck on these rocks in days past. And a nearby house of refuge was established as a place to take care of s...

Controversial Encounter

Controversial Encounter, Three Sisters Spring, Crystal River Wildlife Refuge, Florida Photograph by Nick Zantop      Two snorkelers on a guided tour reach out to touch a manatee swimming past the...

Stormy Surf

Stormy Surf, Pompano Beach, Florida Photograph by Nick Zantop      A huge storm rolled in yesterday over the Atlantic Ocean here in South Florida. After the rain stopped, I headed down to the sho...

Tiny Invader

Tiny Invader, Palm Beach County, Florida Photograph by Nick Zantop      I could try to claim that my eye for detail is just that good, but to be honest, what caught my eye was the small bromeliad. It w...