I love to photograph old vehicles so as I drive around the southeastern United States, I look for photogenic subjects. Here are several of my pictures of fire antique trucks and an ambulance. There are many more of my photos of vehicles and much more on my website at AllenForrest.com. I’d… Read More My Photos of Old Emergency Vehicles
(Originally written and posted on November 21, 2013) Last week, I attended my first photo shoot with the Beaches Photography Club. I have been a member of that organization for several years, but never went out with them to shoot photos. Our outing last week was to downtown Jacksonville to photograph the city’s historic churches. The… Read More Jacksonville’s Historic Churches
Several years ago, I shot these photos of a bald eagle fishing in the lake at Rodman Reservoir, or Lake Ocklawaha, near Rodman Dam in Putnam County, Florida. He lands in the water He Snatches a fish, takes off with his catch, Up, up, and,,,,,,,,,,,Away! I would love it if you checked out more of… Read More An Eagle Goes Fishing
“A photographer went to a socialite party in New York. As he entered the front door, the host said ‘I love your pictures – they’re wonderful; you must have a fantastic camera.’ He said nothing until dinner was finished, then: ‘That was a wonderful dinner; you must have a terrific stove.’ ” Sam Haskins –… Read More Terrific Stove!
One of my favorite subjects to photograph is lighthouses. As I travel around the southeast, I try to make it a point to visit and shoot lighthouses in those areas. For several of these lighthouses, I had to take a boat tour or ferry ride to get close enough to get the shots. Here are… Read More Lighthouses of The Southeastern United States
Jacksonville was the starting point for 2017 Great Race. I headed out early on the morning of June 24 to get a good spot to view and photograph the cars on their way out of town. Its amazing to think that vehicles dating all the way back to 1916 could make the trip from Florida… Read More Great Race 2017 leaves Jacksonville
In late August of 1954, New England was hit by Hurricane Carol. I grew up in the Wollaston section of Quincy, Massachusetts. My memories of that hurricane have faded, but I do remember some of the fun it provided for a twelve-year-old boy. I enjoyed wading in the waste-deep water in the playground of my… Read More Hurricane Carol