2 Mast Schooner

Schooner, originally uploaded by QuakerVille. Art is an interesting thing. It’s said that “beauty is in the eye of the beholder”. While that may be true art is also in the eye of the beholder. I’ve taken a lot of pictures through the years and when i publish some of them viewers report back to…

Butterfly World Bathing Beauties

[flickr video=4101555223 show_info=true w=260 h=146] Butterfly World Bathing Beauties Originally uploaded by QuakerVille I posted this video last November on Flickr just to see how well it was received by the Flickr audience. After promoting it in several of the video groups quite a few comments were added about it or I received Facebook comments…

Tri-Colored Heron-Twins

Tri-Colored Heron-Twins, originally uploaded by QuakerVille. Over the years I’ve taken a lot of pictures of everything from wildlife to family events, weddings, portraits, and scenery. Most of the time the pictures stand on their own and are presented on web sites, prints in frames, collages, enlarged prints in exotic frames, videos, or several other…

Spoonbill Juvenile & Wood Stork

Spoonbill Juvenile & Wood Stork, originally uploaded by QuakerVille. For several years I looked and looked for these Roseate Spoonbills. This year I finally had a chance to see and photograph one up close and personal for about an hour at Green Cay in Palm Beach, FL. Since that time I’ve been fortunate enough to…

Portrait of an Ibis

Ibis, originally uploaded by QuakerVille. Ibis are plentiful in Florida and I am very lucky to have them all around me to photograph. This portrait is really shows off their blue eyes and characteristic beak. They use this long thin beak to eat grubs, worms, termites, and all kinds of insects from on top and…

Lighthouse

The Saint Augustine Lighthouse is a fairly tall building. Below is an art rendered view up the stairs to the top of the lighthouse. I took this in July 2010 during our 37th anniversary. More later.