Category Archives: Park – Ponce de Leon

A Couple More Sunsets with Boats and Pelicans

Saturday evening, I looked out the window and saw a really fiery sunset.  I made my way to Ponce Park to find that everyone else had gone to watch it too and finding a quiet space without a lot of … Continue reading

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A cloudless sunset

We usually get spectacular sunsets when there are a few clouds to capture color.  Sometimes there is enough haze to get on color over the entire sky. When you get one like this you need something to add to it.  … Continue reading

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Pair A Lelicans

Photographically, not a great shot.  The bird in front is a bit soft and the wingtip of the following bird touches the edge of the frame. I couldn’t resist the play on words for a title though.

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A more conventional sunset

Taken on another day but still Ponce Park.

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Sunsets aren’t always about the color

I took this one tonight November 2.  The color was concentrated on the horizon but the clouds above remained dramatic with a gap showing part of one high cloud still fully illuminated.  A bit of reflection added some detail in … Continue reading

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More Flying Flies

I found a pair of   Four-spotted Aphid Flies (Dioprosopa clavata) in  a mating flight at a pond near the intersection of Marion and Ponce De Leon Blvd in Punta Gorda.  It’s actually a nectar eater as an adult but … Continue reading

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Dolphin Photo-op

I was along with neighbors to take their boat down the harbor for fuel and lunch. Porpoises frequently meet boats after they clear the Ponce De Leon Park Channel and surf along on the bow wave.  We had the pleasure … Continue reading

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