Posts Tagged ‘adventure’

THE ISLE OF YOUTH

Cuban flag on the dive vessel Bucanero, Isle of Youth, Cuba.

Leaving Havana and heading south was our task for day two of the trip.  We drove to southern coast of Cuba to board a boat for the 4.5 hour ride out to the Isle of Youth.  It is there that Sea to Shore Alliance and its U. of Havana partners have been doing manatee captures […]


FEELING THANKFUL I AM NOT A SCALED SARDINE

Had another great day of fishing/diving with my cousins this past weekend.  At one point we spotted this baitball about 17 miles offshore.  At first Tim and I were excited to jump in and photograph the scene until we noticed the dozen or so blacktips voraciously feeding alongside all the spanish mackerel.  After watching the […]


CROWN OF THE CONTINENT

Hey there. I hope this message finds you in the middle of your own summer adventure. I recently had the great fortune of hiking around Glacier NP with two good friends/fellow RMSP teaching assistants (Ben Reed and Dan Doran). Over three days we experienced what we all agreed was a quintessential back country hike.  A […]


BIODIVERSITY ILLUSTRATED

Biological diversity in an environment as indicated by numbers of different species of plants and animals is widely regarded as a positive feature.  Yet it is a concept that is often discussed, but seldom seen in today’s world.  Hopefully the following photographs will help illustrate the beauty underlying this important concept. I hope this finds […]


Bonaire is Something Special

It’s quite easy to conjure up a lot of wonderful things to say about a dive trip to the island of Bonaire.  That was my impression after hearing others discuss prior trips they have taken there over the years.  Cindy and I just returned from our first trip to Bonaire and I now understand what […]


Manatees – the face everyone loves, sometimes too much

This is a story about swimming with West Indian Manatees with photos and video from the day.


Tom Robertson need not worry…

Some photos from the 2010 Horse Farm Hundred Cycling race outside of Gainesville, Florida.


EXHIBIT REMINDER

Reminder about Jimmy’s solo photography exhibit opening on October 1, 2010.


Another Day In the Office

Underwater photography from the Gulf of Mexico in September, 2010.


Underwater Photography Exhibit

Announcing Jimmy’s first solo exhibit of a new body of underwater photography created in 2010.


Where did all the BIG fish go?

Photographs and accompanying story from a recent trip to St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines in August, 2010.


St. Petersburg Times Interview

Listen to my telephone interview with Ted McLaren of the St. Petersburg Times.


An Ecosystem in the Crosshairs

Story and photos about the marine environment of Key Largo and concern generated by the BP Oil Spill.


Aventura primero de agua dulce…

Get a small taste of cavern diving in Devil’s Den.


Some Things You Just Don’t Want to See Naked!

Macro underwater images of a marine hermit crab.


Saving "C.C.", The Manatee

Last Sunday, I received an email from Dr. James (“Buddy”) A. Powell of Sea to Shore Alliance.  Sea to Shore Alliance is a locally based conservation group working globally to find solutions that will reduce threats to endangered aquatic species, such as manatees, northern right whales and sea turtles, as well as protect or restore […]


The Food Chain (upon closer inspection)

Reflecting on my current position in the food chain.


Underwater Photography – "The Beginning"

Experience a taste of drift diving off of Palm Beach, Florida (February, 2010).