No special lenses are required. In fact, your Point-n-Shoot may even do a better job of close-ups than your bigger dSLR. So just bring any camera and join the fun! I'll gladly share how to make better macro photos on each PhotoWalk. You're also welcome to just enjoy the outdoors with fellow photographers and shoot whatever you like.
We'll spend a little time looking for the pair of Great horned Owls that call the park home. There are usually plenty of Ibis, Herons and Egrets to keep us busy as well.
This park was named in honor of John S. Taylor. A staunch supporter of Pinellas County’s independence from Hillsborough, Mr. Taylor ironically served as a Hillsborough County State Representative from 1905 until defeated in 1910 for his stand on creating a separate Pinellas. As a lobbyist attending the 1911 session of the legislature, he successfully assisted the effort for Pinellas independence in 1912. Mr. Taylor also served as a State Senator, Mayor of Largo, President of the Florida Citrus Exchange and as a Member of the State Citrus Commission. Not only was he one of the county’s landowners of vast acreage, he owned one of the most successful citrus growing and packing businesses in Florida.
Download the John S Taylor Park Brochure.
After the PhotoWalk we can visit a nearby restaurant if members want to.
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