Florida pictures!

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  1. Zoom

    Zoom Twin 2.0

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    I finally got to have my camera glued to my hands again! I forgot how much more complete I feel that way. The bf and I went to Florida for a few days last week and while I took a million and a half shots, I will only force a select handful on to you.

    My goal for the week was to do pretty much nothing but this. Achievement unlocked!
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    beer by Stephanie Owen/CrazyDog Photography, on Flickr

    We stayed with his mom at her apartment in Sarasota. There is a huge pond surrounded by trees and such, making for a very good wildlife watching spot. My favorite was this crane. There was also a GINORMOUS alligator snapping turtle. I mean it was big enough I was convinced for a couple days it was a small alligator.
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    crane landing by Stephanie Owen/CrazyDog Photography, on Flickr

    Fun with silhouettes:
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    george beach by Stephanie Owen/CrazyDog Photography, on Flickr

    It's been forever since I've seen a full sunset:
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    sunset by Stephanie Owen/CrazyDog Photography, on Flickr

    We went to the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, which featured the best koi pond I've seen in a good long while.
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    pond by Stephanie Owen/CrazyDog Photography, on Flickr

    There was a waterfall:
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    waterfall by Stephanie Owen/CrazyDog Photography, on Flickr

    And statues:
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    statue by Stephanie Owen/CrazyDog Photography, on Flickr

    Of course, the koi. Astonished koi is astonished!
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    astonished koi by Stephanie Owen/CrazyDog Photography, on Flickr

    And to top it off--ducks!
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    duck by Stephanie Owen/CrazyDog Photography, on Flickr

    And FUZZY DUCKLINGS GALORE!

    "Dafuq did I just read?"
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    ducks by Stephanie Owen/CrazyDog Photography, on Flickr

    *MORE*
     
  2. Zoom

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    Adorable little balls of fuzzy:
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    ducklings by Stephanie Owen/CrazyDog Photography, on Flickr

    I was in heaven with all the lush green around:
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    lush by Stephanie Owen/CrazyDog Photography, on Flickr

    And they had the neatest looking trees:
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    ribbon tree by Stephanie Owen/CrazyDog Photography, on Flickr

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    painted tree by Stephanie Owen/CrazyDog Photography, on Flickr

    Random statues:
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    ow my knee by Stephanie Owen/CrazyDog Photography, on Flickr

    And lizards everywhere:
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    lizard by Stephanie Owen/CrazyDog Photography, on Flickr

    ZOMBIE PALM, RUN!
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    zombie plant by Stephanie Owen/CrazyDog Photography, on Flickr

    And I am now going to make a mug with coffee's Latin name on it "Psychotria nervosa".
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    coffee plant by Stephanie Owen/CrazyDog Photography, on Flickr

    Bird of Paradise:
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    bird of paradise by Stephanie Owen/CrazyDog Photography, on Flickr

    *DONE*

    I have some pictures of the mangroves we kayaked through looking for manatees on my Facebook. I didn't want to take my Nikon just in case we tipped or something.
     
  3. SaraB

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    Fantastic photos! Next time I go on vacation I'm going to bring you along so that you can take wonderful pictures for me to remember it by.
     
  4. meepitsmeagan

    meepitsmeagan Meagan & The Cattle Dog Crew

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    Lovely pictures!
     
  5. AdrianneIsabel

    AdrianneIsabel Glutton for Crazy

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    Just gorgeous! I want to go on a vacation now...
     
  6. Zoom

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    I'm a cheap date ;-)
     
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    Dizzy Sit! Good dog.

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    So THAT is what nice weather is like?!
     
  8. AmberH

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    Gorgeous photos! Love that koi shot!
     

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