Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The Photography and Visual Journalism Blog
of the Tampa Bay Times

Aquadog to the rescue: Labrador likes to play in the water (w/video)

Aquadog to the rescue: Labrador likes to play in the water (w/video)

Chief doesn't enter the water like most dogs doing a belly flop but dives in head first when he has to get to the bottom of deep pools.He can dive to 15 feet says Masson. "He started by jumping and looking underwater for the object and then he would ...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Woman who lost arm in shark attack, visits Winter the dolphin (w/video)

Woman who lost arm in shark attack, visits Winter the dolphin (w/video)

“I felt like I bumped into something," said Johnson, of Concord, North Carolina, about her encounter with the shark, “when I turned to look, I was face to face with the shark. He had my whole arm in his mouth, (and) the first bite was al...
Published: 06/18/18
Visions of Dali’s Spain: Photographer Clyde Butcher visits the surrealist’s homeland

Visions of Dali’s Spain: Photographer Clyde Butcher visits the surrealist’s homeland

The museum commissioned Butcher to travel to Spain to photograph scenes in the village of Cadaqués, where Dalí spent summers while growing up, Dalí’s house in Port Lligat and the rugged region of Cap de Creus – all areas th...
Published: 06/15/18
New York Yankees honor St. Petersburg man, former NYC firefighter, as he throws out the first pitch

New York Yankees honor St. Petersburg man, former NYC firefighter, as he throws out the first pitch

Sal Reale got to spend a couple of days in his native New York in a trip arranged by the Wish of a Lifetime organization.Retired NYC firefighter and St. Petersburg resident Sal Reale is throwing out the first pitch at Yankee Stadium tonight, part of ...
Published: 06/14/18
Scenes from Bucs final day of OTA: Bucs hit summer break with optimism, eager for training camp (w/video)

Scenes from Bucs final day of OTA: Bucs hit summer break with optimism, eager for training camp (w/video)

_informq.push(['embed']);Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Josh Robinson (26) sits on the field with his kids Jesse, 4, and Judah, 1, after mandatory mini camp on June 14, 2018 at One Buc Place in Tampa, Fla. MONICA HERNDON | TimesTampa Bay Buccan...
Published: 06/14/18
Scenes from Wednesday’s Bucs OTA practice (w/video)

Scenes from Wednesday’s Bucs OTA practice (w/video)

It may sound like rubbish, but trash talking works. Just ask Lavonte David.The Bucs linebacker said coaches encouraged players to have more fun in practice. David said it has led to more spirited scrimmages and more competitive ones, too.“We...
Published: 06/13/18
Ciao Italia, A 10-day tour of Tuscany and Rome

Ciao Italia, A 10-day tour of Tuscany and Rome

English Foxwood hedges and Italian lemon trees in the manicured gardens of La Foce. I soon found out I'd forgotten batteries for my professional camera. So all images and video were taken with my iPhone X. I was in one of the most beautiful places I...
Published: 06/12/18
Art on Your Sleeve: Scenes from the Ink Mania Expo tattoo convention

Art on Your Sleeve: Scenes from the Ink Mania Expo tattoo convention

I’m of an age where I can remember a time when tattoos were rare, or least less common, and edgy. Now, of course, it seems more rare not to have at least one tattoo. And why not? They’re artistic, often beautiful forms of self expression ...
Published: 06/08/18
Scenes from today’s Bucs Organized Team Activities practice

Scenes from today’s Bucs Organized Team Activities practice

[ STORY: White House visit can wait, but Vinny Curry wants to go back Super Bowl ]Flanked by Vita Via (50) and William Gholston (92) Bucs Will Clarke (94) towels off during Tampa Bay Buccaneers Organized Team Activities. JIM DAMASKE | TimesBucs V...
Published: 06/07/18
Largest art in Pinellas? Muralist paints nature scene on reclamation tanks (w/video)

Largest art in Pinellas? Muralist paints nature scene on reclamation tanks (w/video)

He’s painting clouds, trees and wildlife on the tanks. One tank holds 7 million gallons and the other 10 million gallons. Together they measure 120,000 square feet._informq.push(['embed']);Tom Stovall, the artist who painted the Crescent Lake w...
Published: 06/04/18
Updated: 06/06/18