Just a few of the images taken today at the Alligator farm and rookery on Anastasia Island St.Augustine. A great opportunity to see old friends and meet new. I’ve been popping in here for quite a few years and it never seems to change. A place where a large number of heavyweight photographers prowl the boardwalks looking for that elusive shot. Armed with massive camera systems and expensive tripod heads that they lug around from one shooting position to another. The sound of shutters actuating at great speed, sounding like machine guns with mufflers fitted fill the air. They haven’t invested in newer camera’s with the latest technology including silent shutter settings yet or mirrorless with fixed professional quality lenses to reduce the weight. It’s still the realm of the bigger your kit is the better it is and of course it’s a status symbol to boot.
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Photography - The Capture of Moments Gone By.......... I trained in the photographic and image processing arts way back in the 1970's. Since then I’ve learned to appreciate the small things that make up the beautiful world we live in. Through the lens I attempt to photograph special moments in time with true emotion and translate them into art. My aim is to produce poignant images without feeling the need to over-process. A great image is great because of the moment it captures and the skill and patience needed to capture it… View all posts by barrygoble