Okefenokee Swamp

When I was in 5th grade we took a trip to the Okefenokee Swamp as a class. I enjoyed seeing so much of the wildlife and feeling like an adventurer. I said then that I would go back as an adult, at least once. During a trip to St. Mary’s, Georgia we took a day trip to the Okefenokee and I enjoyed it as much, if not more, as an adult. Being able to wander through the non-swamp parts of the park at our own pace was nice, as was the boat tour with a lovely guide who lead us through the water where we were able to see loads of alligators and birds, fish and frogs, in addition to all the different variations of plant life from lily pads to Spanish moss.  Spanish moss is one of my most favorite things: seeing it means we’re getting close to the beach, to the areas that hold so many of my most cherished childhood memories and it signals that it’s time to roll the windows down for the smells that the ocean breeze whips in.

These pictures here are some of my favorites from our trip.  This trip also brought back to life my love for photographing nature and landscapes. Enjoy some images of wildlife and tranquility.



Published by kproctorphoto

I enjoy writing, photography, and working in my kitchen. I have a bold personality, a love for dogs, an astonishing lack of fear of judgement and a strong no-hogwash policy. If you love photos of moments captured that share them as they are, imperfections and their raw beauty on display, you have found the right site.

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