Home Manuel Antonio in Late Afternoon, Costa RicaPhotograph of Manuel Antonio National Park, in Costa Rica. The late afternoon light turns both the beach and jungle a warm gold, echoing the heat of the tropical sun. Secret Paradise - Hidden WaterfallPhotograph of Charlie Falls, in North Carolina, from within Rhododendron forest. From this vantage, the large cascade takes on the appearance of a hidden waterfall awaiting discovery. Sailing in the Florida KeysPhotograph 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 MangrovePhotograph 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 DuskPhotograph 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 WildernessMiami 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 MangrovesImage of mangrove roots from Big Cypress Preserve. Canoeing down Halfway Creek, one passes through dense, pristine mangrove forest. Second Dawn - Sunrise in Fakahatchee StrandPhotograph 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 SunsetPhotograph 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 SpringPhotograph from Russian Ridge Open Space, where the California spring landscape comes to life following a particularly rainy winter. California Wild Mustard in SummerThe afternoon sunshine lights up a beautiful mustard bloom in early summer, in Calero County Park, California. Florida Pine Rockland at SunsetBeautiful South Florida pine rockland forest in Picayune Strand State Forest, silhouetted against the sunset sky. Last Shot Before the Rain - Whiskey Creek, FloridaWhiskey Creek in Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park glistens in late afternoon, right before a storm passes through. Stability in South FloridaBeautiful South Florida sunrise amidst mangroves and Bear Cut's famous fossilized reef, on Key Biscayne. Spring in the Scottish Highlands, Isle of SkyeBeautiful scene of spring in a mountain valley on Isle of Skye, Scotland Old Man of Storr, Isle of SkyeThe iconic Old Man of Storr standing sentinel over the Isle of Skye on a stormy day, in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.