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Gasparilla Pirates Set To Invade Tampa

This Saturday January 27th, the city of Tampa, Florida will be invaded by thousands of Pirates as part of Gasparilla Fest. Named for the pirate “Jose Gaspar”, who terrorized the coastal waters of West Florida during the late 18th and early … Continue reading

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Tampa, FL

Photo of Downtown Tampa, Florida. Taken from the W. Platt St. Bridge above The Hillsborough River..Credit: Martin Allred

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Iconic Elephants Retire in Florida

Contributed by: Martin J. Allred                www.floridaography.com Marking the end of an era, the “Greatest Show on Earth” concluded with the “Last Show on Earth”  in Pennsylvania and Rhode Island for the Ringling Bros. and … Continue reading

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Dive Sites: Sarasota, Florida

…. Contributed by:  Martin J. Allred      www.Floridaography.com The Gulf waters are warming so the time is right to get wet again.  Actually, one can really dive year-round in Sarasota. The surface temperatures in the  offshore waters normally range … Continue reading

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Boating Florida Style (Many Boats, No Notes)

Contributed by: Martin J Allred       http://www.Floridaography.com We moved to Florida from Colorado in the summer of 2014 with every intention of purchasing a boat for recreational use and fishing. I shopped around and the vessels I liked … Continue reading

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Florida Beaches Best in the U.S.

 Florida  According to Tripadvisor’s recent survey, Florida captures 1st place for the best beaches in the United States, including Hawaii.  The good news for Florida was that six of Florida’s beaches were named in the top 10 list. The bad … Continue reading

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Tips for the Beaches……

Florida has over 1300 miles of continuous coastline, and it’s white sandy beaches rank among the best in the world. This year nine Florida beaches ranked in the nation’s top 25 according to Tripadvisor. Florida proudly claimed the number one … Continue reading

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Canon’s 5DS Goes Underwater

Canon just released the 5DS Camera that boasts a whopping 50.6 megapixels.  Renowned sea life photographer Franco Banfi from Switzerland gives it a real life underwater test. He offers many tips that I feel will be instrumental in underwater photography. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Snooty, The South Florida Museum

7-20-2015 The South Florida Museum, located in Bradenton, Florida, houses exhibits highlighting the history of Florida from the prehistoric to the present. Upon entering the main hall of the museum a giant skeleton of a Mastodon grabs your attention. The ice age … Continue reading

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THE NEW EOS M3 by CANON, THE PERFECT TRAVEL COMPANION, NOT AVAILABLE IN THE U.S. ?

4-2-2015 The waiting is finally over for some and I couldn’t be more pleased for this new addition to the Canon family.  The only major glitch is one must live in Europe or Asia. Canon has no plans for a … Continue reading

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