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A two-spotted skipper collects nectar from a purple pickerel weed at the Earle property, on Thursday, July 27, 2023, in Dunedin.
A two-spotted skipper collects nectar from a purple pickerel weed at the Earle property, on Thursday, July 27, 2023, in Dunedin. [ DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times ]
Published Aug. 7, 2023

Take a look back at the photos that stood out from last week’s published stories, as captured by Tampa Bay Times photographers.

Dogs will forever bring joy, as is shown in this picture of medical staff at Moffitt Cancer Center greeting the adorable pups that offer therapy to patients.

Jolie, a 5-year-old Australian doodle, charms the room while receiving pets and smiles from registered nurse Tessa Hermesman, center, and registered nurse Branden Roberts while visiting a nursing station before meeting with patients at the Moffitt Cancer Center Magnolia Campus on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2023 in Tampa. Jolie was one of three Moffitt therapy dogs making the rounds and collecting smiles. Jolie’s owner is Marlene Csunyo, a retired NICU nurse who has been volunteering with Jolie for three years.
Jolie, a 5-year-old Australian doodle, charms the room while receiving pets and smiles from registered nurse Tessa Hermesman, center, and registered nurse Branden Roberts while visiting a nursing station before meeting with patients at the Moffitt Cancer Center Magnolia Campus on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2023 in Tampa. Jolie was one of three Moffitt therapy dogs making the rounds and collecting smiles. Jolie’s owner is Marlene Csunyo, a retired NICU nurse who has been volunteering with Jolie for three years. [ DIRK SHADD | Times ]

Football season is coming and everyone is curious about a Buccaneers team with no Tom Brady. But other football programs are also getting warmed up. Ivy Ceballo captured this photo of University of South Florida wide receiver Khafre Brown during a recent practice. Brown’s expression as he adjusts his helmet exudes confidence.

University of South Florida wide receiver Khafre Brown (1) looks on during practice on a field near the Porter Family Performance Facility in Tampa on the first day of fall football practice, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2023.
University of South Florida wide receiver Khafre Brown (1) looks on during practice on a field near the Porter Family Performance Facility in Tampa on the first day of fall football practice, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2023. [ IVY CEBALLO | Times ]

Over at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg take a look at what’s inside that dome.

Images of Salvador Dalí’s art projected on the 360-degree screen during Dali Alive 360, an immersive experience in the new dome structure in the Dali Museum's Avant-garden on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2023 in St. Petersburg. Dali Alive 360 showcases Dali's works through projection mapping on the walls, ceiling and floor, while taking viewers on a journey through the artist's life.
Images of Salvador Dalí’s art projected on the 360-degree screen during Dali Alive 360, an immersive experience in the new dome structure in the Dali Museum's Avant-garden on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2023 in St. Petersburg. Dali Alive 360 showcases Dali's works through projection mapping on the walls, ceiling and floor, while taking viewers on a journey through the artist's life. [ DIRK SHADD | Times ]

Vegetation is thriving untouched at this private property in Dunedin where a family is focused on keeping it that way, despite outside pressure.

Pothos vines overrun a boardwalk at the Earle property on Thursday, July 27, 2023, in Dunedin. The tropical vine, native to the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific, can often be found trailing off of shelves and desks.
Pothos vines overrun a boardwalk at the Earle property on Thursday, July 27, 2023, in Dunedin. The tropical vine, native to the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific, can often be found trailing off of shelves and desks. [ DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times ]

That’s not the case with the trees in some Tampa Bay neighborhoods, as seen in this drone photo. They’re being cut to accommodate power lines and not everyone appreciates the resulting eyesore.

An aerial view of a tree that appears to have been trimmed to accommodate the power lines on 35th Street N and Third Avenue N in St. Petersburg's Central Oak Park neighborhood on Thursday, July 20, 2023.
An aerial view of a tree that appears to have been trimmed to accommodate the power lines on 35th Street N and Third Avenue N in St. Petersburg's Central Oak Park neighborhood on Thursday, July 20, 2023. [ DIRK SHADD | Times ]