Saturday, February 03, 2018

The Photography and Visual Journalism Blog
of the Tampa Bay Times

Manatee capture and health assessment

Manatee capture and health assessment

Volunteers and staff members with various agencies work Wednesday with the United States Geological Survey to capture a manatee during their annual manatee captures and health assessments program at the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. DOUGLAS...
Published: 02/02/18
The 'Super Blue Blood Moon' and partial lunar eclipse across Tampa Bay, world

The 'Super Blue Blood Moon' and partial lunar eclipse across Tampa Bay, world

Hawaii and Alaska have the best seats, along with the Canadian Yukon, Australia and Asia. The western U.S. should have good viewing, too, along with Russia. The U.S. East Coast, Europe and most of South America and Africa are out of luck for the ecli...
Published: 01/31/18
Gallery: 50 Years Ago - Vietnam War's Tet Offensive

Gallery: 50 Years Ago - Vietnam War's Tet Offensive

The campaign — one of the largest of the Vietnam War — led to intense fighting and heavy casualties in cities and towns across the South.While battles raged for more than a month in some places like the city of Hue, the Tet Offensive was ...
Published: 01/30/18
Gasparilla Invasion and Parade of Pirates

Gasparilla Invasion and Parade of Pirates

Members of Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla wait in line to have their makeup done the morning of Gasparilla at Tampa Yacht and Country Club in Tampa, Fla., on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. LOREN ELLIOTT | TimesThe Jose Gasparilla pirate ship is filled wit...
Published: 01/27/18
Gasparilla and the Stanley Cup

Gasparilla and the Stanley Cup

The NHL Stanley Cup is loaded onto the "Jose Gasparilla" pirate ship at the end of the Ballast Point Park pier in Tampa, Fla., on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. The ship carried the cup for the annual invasion. LOREN ELLIOTT | TimesYe Mystic Krewe of G...
Published: 01/27/18
Budweiser Clydesdales preview in Riverview before this weekend’s Gasparilla Parade Of Pirates (w/video)

Budweiser Clydesdales preview in Riverview before this weekend’s Gasparilla Parade Of Pirates (w/video)

The Budweiser Clydesdales were first introduced to the public on April 7, 1933, to celebrate the repeal of Prohibition. August A. Busch, Jr. presented the group of horses as a gift to his father, August Anheuser Busch, Sr., who was guided outside the...
Published: 01/24/18
Tampa International Wheelchair Rugby Tournament

Tampa International Wheelchair Rugby Tournament

Wheelchair rugby players pause during a game at the 26th annual Tampa International Wheelchair Rugby Tournament Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, at All People's Life Center, in Tampa, Fla.Cody Kingsland, (12), of the Tampa Generals, protects the ball during a ...
Published: 01/19/18
Low temperatures led to frost Thursday morning

Low temperatures led to frost Thursday morning

A very small patch of frost formed in Palm Harbor where the temperature fell to 25 degrees at daybreak on Jan. 18, 2018. DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | TimesIce is seen on a hibiscus plant in a Clearwater garden Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Frost formed Thursday ...
Updated one month ago
The magnanimous Martin Luther King, Jr.

The magnanimous Martin Luther King, Jr.

An undated file photograph of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthplace is shown at 501 Auburn Avenue N.E. in Atlanta, Ga. Dr. King was born here on January 15, 1929. AP Martin Luther King, with wife Coretta and daughter Yolanda.National Portrait Gal...
Updated one month ago
Photo of the Day for January 12, 2018

Photo of the Day for January 12, 2018

Today’s Photo of the Day comes from Times Staff Photographer Douglas R. Clifford.To download or order reprints of this and other Photo of the Day images, please see our Photo of the Day gallery.Check out the Photo of the Day post for January 10...
Updated one month ago