Home Sailing in the Florida Keys Photograph of sailing in the Florida Keys. The beautiful turquoise waters and the persistent balmy wind make the keys one of my favorite places to sail. Last Man Standing - Gnarled Old Mangrove Photograph of gnarled old mangrove tree in South Florida. The changing nature of barrier islands' coastline will doom this tree to becoming driftwood soon. Florida Hardwood Hammock at Dusk Photograph of a Florida Hardwood Hammock at Dusk. These landscapes, along with pine rockland, are some of the only natural dry ground in South Florida. Miami and Mangroves - City and Wilderness Miami and Biscayne Bay at sunset, framed by mangroves in Bear Cut Nature Preserve. The city is nearby much natural wilderness, if one cares to seek it out. Canoeing Through Quiet Mangroves Image of mangrove roots from Big Cypress Preserve. Canoeing down Halfway Creek, one passes through dense, pristine mangrove forest. Second Dawn - Sunrise in Fakahatchee Strand Photograph of sunrise in Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve, Florida. The beautiful morning colors arrived later than usual, when the sun rose above a distant cloud bank. Embers in the Sky - Big Cypress Sunset Photograph of sunset in Big Cypress National Preserve, Florida. After the sun as passed below the horizon, the sky keeps glowing in in gentle pink and purple hues. Valley Sentries in California Spring Photograph from Russian Ridge Open Space, where the California spring landscape comes to life following a particularly rainy winter. California Wild Mustard in Summer The afternoon sunshine lights up a beautiful mustard bloom in early summer, in Calero County Park, California. Florida Pine Rockland at Sunset Beautiful South Florida pine rockland forest in Picayune Strand State Forest, silhouetted against the sunset sky. San Francisco from Mount Tam Beautiful panorama of San Francisco at sunset, as seen from Mount Tamalpais, high up in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Last Shot Before the Rain - Whiskey Creek, Florida Whiskey Creek in Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park glistens in late afternoon, right before a storm passes through. Stability in South Florida Beautiful South Florida sunrise amidst mangroves and Bear Cut's famous fossilized reef, on Key Biscayne. Spring in the Scottish Highlands, Isle of Skye Beautiful scene of spring in a mountain valley on Isle of Skye, Scotland Old Man of Storr, Isle of Skye The iconic Old Man of Storr standing sentinel over the Isle of Skye on a stormy day, in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.