Stuart Schaefer Photography

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  • The Pelican Take Off

    This Brown Pelican was about to take off from the bay near Fort Pickens on the West end of Santa Rosa Island in Florida.

  • The Brown Pelicans

    These Brown Pelicans where hanging around the Fort Pickens fishing pier enjoying the late afternoon.

  • Sunset Through The Sea Oata

    It was a golden hour time as the sun was setting along the shoreline near Pensacola Beach Florida.

  • Sunset At The Dock

    It was a bright sun at Oriole Beach in Gulf Breeze Florida as the sun was setting.

  • Evening Setting Sun Over The Bay

    Jet skier and fisherman enjoying an evening on the bay as the sun was setting. Location was on the bay between Navarre Beach Florida and Navarre.

  • Seagull Diving

    This Seagull was making an afternoon dive looking for a meal on the bay near Fort Pickens on the West end of Pensacola Beach, Florida. Captured with the Sony A7RIV using the Sony FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS lens handheld. Camera setting were 1/2000 sec at f/6.3 with ISO 800. Post Processing with Lightroom Classic.

  • The Evening Sun At The Bay

    It was a bright setting sun near the Fort Picken gate located on the West end of Pensacola Beach. Here I used the new Sony A7RIV along with the Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM lens to capture this shot. It was a three expouser shot merged in Lightroom Classic using the HDR feature. Have a wonderful Monday. Cheers!

  • Setting Sun At The Pier

    It was a bright setting sun at the Palafox Pier during an evening sunset in Pensacola, Florida.

  • The Lifeguard Stand

    Early evening view of a lonely lifeguard stand as the sun was setting on Pensacola Beach, Florida. Captured this shot using the Sony A7RIII with the Sony FE 16-35mm F4 ZA lens handheld. Camera setting were 1/4000 sec at f/4.0, ISO 100. Post processing with Lightroom Classic and Skylum Flex. Cheers!

  • Strolling Shorebird

    Photographed this shorebird as it was strolling along the shore on the West end of Pensacola Beach Florida.

  • Stormy Clouds

    It was a stormy looking morning as I captured this shot during a visit to Palafox Pier & Yacht Harbor located in Pensacola, Florida.

  • Pelican Just Hanging Out

    This Pelican was just haning out and taking it easy on the dock behind Joe Patti's Seafood & Market located in Pensacola, Florida.

  • Clouds Over The Dock

    It was a partly cloudy sky over the dock during the early morning as I captured this shot at Joe Patti's Seafood & Market in Pensacola Florida.

  • Clouds Over Marina

    Sunday morning storm clouds over the Palafox Pier & Yacht Harbour Marina located in Pensacola Florida.

  • The Benches

    Empty benches along the harbor at the pier on South Palafox in Pensacola, Florida.

  • The Shadow

    It was an early morning shadow view along the pier on the south end of Palafox Street in downtown Pensacola, Florida.

  • Clouds Over The Beach

    It was clouds over the beach as the sun was setting at Navarre Beach Florida.

  • The Setting Sun

    It was a bright sun as it was setting over the bay near Navarre Beach Florida yesterday evening. Photographed with the Sony A7RIII using the Sony 24-70mm F2.8 GM lens handheld. Cheers!

  • The Old Wooden Fishing Boat

    This old wooden fishing boat is docked behind Joe Patti's Seafood & Market in Pensacola, Florida. Photographed this old boat during the early morning hour.

  • Black Vulture

    Photographed a couple of Black Vultures hanging out at the Alligator Farm in St Augustine Florida during a trip in April 2019. To capture this shot I used the Sony A9 with the Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM lens. The 1.4 telecoverter was also used. This handheld shot was post processed with Lightroom Classic and Skylum Flex. Cheers!

  • Golden Hour Under The Pier

    As the sun was setting along Pensacola Beach Florida it brough the golden hour view under the pier.

  • Early Morning At The Beach

    It was an early morning (6:09AM) at Navarre Beach Florida as I captured this sun rise. With this shot I used the Sony A7RM3 with the Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM lens. The camera was mounted on a tripod with camera settings of 1/100 sec at f/8.0, ISO 100. Post processing with Lightroom Classic and Luminar Flex 1.1. Cheers!

  • Reflections Of The Old Fishing Boat

    Old fishing boat was giving off some good reflections as I photographed it during the early morning hour. It is located behind Joe Patti's Seafood & Market located in Pensacola, Florida. Used the Sony A7RM3 with the Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM lens to capture the shot. Cheers!

  • Morning Reflection From The Pier

    Photographed this old pier reflection behind Joe Patti's Seafood & Market in Pensacola, Florida during the early Sunday morning.

  • Joe Patti's Seafood & Market

    An early Sunday morning (7/07/19) visit to Joe Patti's Seafood & Market located in Pensacola, Florida.

  • Morning Clouds

    Early monring cloudscape over the fisihing boats behind Joe Patti's Seafood & Market located in Pensacola, Florida.

  • Stormy Day At The Dock

    This Sunday morning (6/30/19) I was out an about early when I did this shot at Joe Patti's Seafood & Market in Pensacola Florida just as a storm had past.

  • Evening At The Harbor

    It was a cloudy overcase evening along Palafox Pier & Yacht Harbor in Pensacola Florida as I captured this shot.

  • Surf At The Pier

    Surf action at Navarre Beach Florida as the sun was setting.

  • Clouds Over the River

    It was a cloudy late afternoon as I captured this shot of the East Bay River along Highway 87 in Navarre, Florida just before sunset.

  • To The Beach

    This is one of the many boardwalks that leads to the beach along Navarre Beach, Florida.

  • Old Fishing Boat At Dock

    This old fishing boat is docked at Joe Patti's Seafood Marker located in Pensacola, Florida. It's fun to see and photography the old fishing boats at this location.

  • Surf Action Under The Beach Pier

    Photographed this surf action under the Pensacola Beach Fishing Pier on Pensacola Beach Florida just before sunset.

  • Evening Surf At The Pier

    It was a semi rough surf along the Pensacola Beach Fishing Pier at Pensacola Beach Florida when I capture this shot as the sun was about to set.

  • The Egret

    One of the many Egrets that are hanging around the Alligator Farm in St.Augustine, Florida that I photographed this past April.

  • The Wood Stork

    The Wood Stork was in the precess of fixing it's nest on the grounds of the Alligator Farm in St. Augustine, Fllorida as I captured this pose. Captured this shot in Late April 2019.

  • Feeding The Young

    This adult Egret was in the process of feeding it's young. I captured this shot at the Alligator Farm in St. Augustine, Florida during a Sunday morning visit in late April 2019.

  • Wood Stock

    Wood Stork hanging around in the trees on the grounds of the Alligator Farm in St. Augustine, Florida.

  • Peacock Showing Off

    Last moth I spent some time in the St Augustine, Florida area. While there I took time out to visit the Ponce de Leon Fountain Of Youth. Why not, everyone wants to stay young. As you enter the grounds this beautiful Peacock greets you by showing off it feathers.

  • The Snowy Egret

    The Egret was just relaxing up in a tree on the grounds of the Alligator Farm in St Augustine, Florida.

  • The Black Skimmer

    Black Skimmers are back along the Navarre Beach Causeway in Florida for their annual nesting time. Captured this Skimmer as it was about to land.

  • Harbor Sunset

    Cloudy golden hour over the bay in St Augustine, Florida as the sun was setting.

  • The Morning Light Magnolia Avenue in St. Augustine

    Captured this morning view of Magnolia Avenue in St. Augustine, Florida shortly after sunrise. Acording to the National Geographic it is one of the most photographed streets in America. Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park can also be found on this street.

  • Egret Attending To Young

    This Egret was attending to its young up in the trees on the grounds of the Alligator Farm Zoological Park in St. Augustine Florida.

  • Snowy Egret

    Headshot of the Snowy Egret photographed at the Alligator Farm Zoological Park in St. Augustine Florida.

  • The Roseate Spoonbill

    The Roseate Spoonbill hanging out in the trees on the grounds of the Alligator Farm Zoological Park in St Augustine, Florida.

  • West African Crowned Crane

    This West African Crowned Crane was showing off its crown as I photographed it at the Allitgator Farm Zooligical Park in St Augustine, Florida Sunday moring April 28th. Was in the area attending the Florida's Birding & Photo Fest.

  • Tri-Colored Heron

    Photographed this head shot of the Tri-Colored Heron on the grounds of Alligator Farm in St Augustine, Florida on Sunday April 28th.