Floridians in Black & White

While my good friends Mary Smyth and Fraggy  are posting in Black and White, thye have encouraged me on so many levels through the years, I’ve decided to give it a go.. of course my new FujifilmX-T10 has been a huge help to me. I love street photoging, so i thought id share some of my “people”  shots in B&W.  and a few stories along the way

when ever ive been to St,Johns Pass this woman is feeding all of the wild life, this particular  day she must have had some very special seed. and i was very pleased that i got a reflection  too 🙂
just looking for a place to get warm and have lunch..and a cocktail of course 🙂
stopped at Clearwater  Beach on our way back to the condo, hit one of our favorite watering holes, and this is what i saw. it was so cold that day. this beach is never empty.
the next day was a bit warmer, found a jogger all by Him self.
hard to tell if this guy was one of the many transients  or just catching the rays
 this guy reminded me of an old Humphrey Bogart Movie.
 Breakfast time at the Covered Bridge cafe.   this was our waitress
ok, i got caught 🙂 so what… lol, i really was trying to get that guy in the back, he had an E.cig. and the smoke that was bellowing  around him was something else.but every time   with out fail some one got in my way.. so this was the best i could do
i couldnt keep my eyes off this little girl, she was on the verge of tears, and  i got lost in those big eyes
 well here come the story….. we took a 3 hour ride to Ft.Myers Beach , and this older woman, figured we were there for a good time, so she directed o=us to this tiki bar, that had a happy hour like no other… the place was pack to the rafters. , so while i was getting my bearings.. and a drink 🙂 this giu just walked up and said oh take my picture… so i did 🙂

on with the story…….

 My Husband has always been nervous about my being “so friendly” when we r on Vaca.. and my good Friend Dawn (on the inside)  has mentioned it to me a few times as well.. but… i think im a fairly good judge  of people.. anyway, the woman on the end..  is some one we dont know and most likely never see again.. she and her Husband were on vacation from way up North in Canada . we all started talking, he told us he was a retired Mounted  Police officer  and she said she was a  Physiotherapist……

he showed us card tricks..i was not amused , but my friend was..   we drank way to much, and had to get up at 5:30 am to catch the ferry to Key West.lol, the end, it doesnt hurt to be friendly at a bar… as long as you have a few rules in place:)  oh ps..thats me in the middle :))

well if  you stopped by thanks. and have an awesome rest of the week. and @fragglercking   and @MarySmyth   , thank you for all of your encouagement.

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  1. Oh Kathy I knew you would surpass us all in B & W. The jogger & the guy on the bench spectacular shots in every way. Of course, your smiley pretty face at the end is a perfect way to sum up the post. What no Walgreens😅 I didn’t know that was possible. You don’t need encouragement so much as confidence in your own
    talent ♥

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    1. Mary your a good friend ;)!!!! Thank you very much , B&W makes me so nervous , I’m glad you snd Fraggy approve , yes u are so very right about confidence. I’m going to try a few exercises to try and improve in that , but being a recovering Catholic .. Sometimes gets in the way 😂👍🏻thanks again Friend


    1. Lol I would have to agree with you Sylvia, he was 3 sheets to the wind 😉 thanks for stopping by and thank you so much for the great compliment . Have a wonderful super bowl Sunday 😉 or at least a great day ❤️🍷


  2. Definition of Catholic…… wide-ranging, wide, broad, broad-ranging, broad-based, extensive, comprehensive, encyclopedic, general, universal, varied, diverse, diversified, catholic, liberal, cross-disciplinary, interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, all-embracing, non-exclusive, inclusive, indiscriminate, many-sided, multifaceted, multifarious, heterogeneous, miscellaneous, assorted. 😊😊

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      1. Well I guess I’m pretty special then huh 😉
        I just try to be a decent person and let every one be theirselves , UN like my religious background upbringing .
        Anyway Fraggy your a good egg and I love ya 😘

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