Backcountry Light

Photograph by Nick Zantop Ashley and I headed to Ocala National Forest in North Florida for some primitive camping. In a state overrun by population and development, finding a place where you can enjoy dark ...

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...

Wilderness Fort

Wilderness Fort, Ocala National Forest, Florida Photograph by Nick Zantop      While backcountry camping in North Central Florida's Ocala National Forest, Ashley and I came across this fort in the wo...

Stargazing

Stargazing, Ocala National Forest, Florida Photograph by Nick Zantop Bright moonlight illuminates a stand of longleaf pines in Ocala National Forest. These beautiful pines take 100 to 150 ye...

Sentinels of the Prairie

Photograph by Nick Zantop Longleaf Pines rise into the sky over the Juniper Prairie Wilderness in northern Florida's Ocala National Forest. The 14,283 acre Juniper Prairie Wilderness is completely...

Fields Aflame

Photograph by Nick Zantop The sun sets behind a field of golden grass in the Juniper Prairie Wilderness of Ocala National Forest in northern Florida.  The 14,283 acre Juniper Prairie Wilderness is...