Thursday, July 26, 2018

The Photography and Visual Journalism Blog
of the Tampa Bay Times

Students step up: Good Samaritan Project helps repair hurricane damaged home

The students are part of 70 students giving up this week of summer vacation to perform service projects in the Tampa Bay area with the Good Samaritan Project.The house was chosen by ServiceSource Warrior Bridge which provides services to...

Scenes from today’s rescue of a beached whale on Indian Shores (w/video)

Scenes from today’s rescue of a beached whale on Indian Shores (w/video)

The sun had yet to rise. A strong breeze from the Gulf of Mexico cooled the otherwise warm and muggy Indian Shores beach. The surf was choppy Friday morning as Bonnie Charity began her daily walk, unlike some days when it’s still and smooth as ...
Published: 07/20/18
Protestors gather during the “Treason Will Not Stand” rally at Demens Landing

Protestors gather during the “Treason Will Not Stand” rally at Demens Landing

Protestors gather during the "Treason Will Not Stand" rally at Demens Landing in St. Petersburg on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. [Eve Edelheit | Times]Protestors listen during the "Treason Will Not Stand" rally at Demens Landing in St. Petersburg on Wedn...
Published: 07/18/18
Cinematic Celebration premieres at Universal Studios in Orlando (w/video)

Cinematic Celebration premieres at Universal Studios in Orlando (w/video)

It has hundreds of fountain, lights, lasers, fireworks and video digitally mapped onto the surrounding park features. The high tech show made it look like dinosaurs were running loose and Minions were dancing overhead. -Sharon Kennedy Wynne, Tampa Ba...
Published: 07/17/18
Artwork of Holocaust survivor Toby Knobel Fluek gets permanent home in St. Petersburg museum

Artwork of Holocaust survivor Toby Knobel Fluek gets permanent home in St. Petersburg museum

She wasn’t ready to get rid of it when her mom died in 2011.It wasn’t until last year that Lili Fluek could actually start contemplating it. That’s when she finally searched for “Holocaust museums” on Google, carefully p...
Published: 07/17/18
Gold medal rounds at the water polo UANA Junior Pan American Championships

Gold medal rounds at the water polo UANA Junior Pan American Championships

Teammates from the Canadian women's team surround head coach Davis Paradelo after defeating Brazil during women's gold medal round in the 2018 UANA Junior Pan American Championships at the Long Center in Clearwater on Sunday, July 15, 2018. Members o...
Published: 07/15/18
5 tips for taking stunning travel photos on your iPhone

5 tips for taking stunning travel photos on your iPhone

I kept forgetting about Italy.I was so busy starting my internship at the Tampa Bay Times and working for the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, with about a dozen other things happening simultaneously, that I kept forgetting I was going on ...
Published: 07/13/18
Al Lang as a new concert venue, Build-A-Bear backup, March For Our Lives: Photos for July 12th

Al Lang as a new concert venue, Build-A-Bear backup, March For Our Lives: Photos for July 12th

Al Lang, where Mickey Mantle once roamed the outfield and Joe Cole now patrols the midfield, wasn’t built for outdoor concerts. Baseball parks, unlike football stadiums, are a mixed bag when it comes to live music. But a new summer concert seas...
Published: 07/12/18
Scenes from the 4H State Horse Show (w/video)

Scenes from the 4H State Horse Show (w/video)

In this video by Tailyr Irvine, Moya Badawi, 14, of Fort Pierce warms up her horse Spot for the 4H State Horse Show. Badawi has been competing for about a year in local shows and 4H. She competes in the Western Pleasure event. Badawi said she compete...
Published: 07/11/18
A look at the new baby birds on Three Rooker Bar

A look at the new baby birds on Three Rooker Bar

The beaches are covered with baby birds from terns, black skimmers, gulls and a small colony of least terns, the only known colony nesting on islands in north Pinellas.“The first gull and tern eggs were found in April,” says Dan Larremore...
Published: 07/11/18
Your first look: Rays new stadium renderings

Your first look: Rays new stadium renderings

The Rays today unveiled plans for an Ybor City stadium that has see-through walls, a fixed translucent roof enclosed and integrated into the neighborhood with an evolving design.“It will provide a ballpark experience like no other,” Rays ...
Published: 07/10/18
Updated: 07/11/18