A Day Of Photography and Island Hopping

A Day Of Photography and Island Hopping

The weather was perfect for spending the day on the water. Nancy loves island hopping and is always up for any adventure. Melissa is an excellent photographer and enjoys taking pictures of birds. We spent the morning at secret spot 13. Nancy walked the beach and Melissa took pictures of the shore birds. Next we were off to super secret spot (Ewa) to photograph my favorite bird, the Magnificent Frigate bird. It was great seeing these guys. Melissa took many photographs and Nancy enjoyed the view as well. Then it was off to our favorite place for lunch… the Tarpon Lodge.  Later that afternoon we stopped by the beach before heading back to Captiva.  It was another great day on the water with the Johnson Family.
Brian Holaway

I have been a Shelling Guide to Cayo Costa State Park since 1995. Many people know me as the Shelling Guide and Captain with Captiva Cruises over the past 20 years. In 2016 I began solely offering private small boat charters to the islands of Pine Island Sound including Cayo Costa State Park, Cabbage Key, Useppa Island, Pine Island and North Captiva. I am a certified Florida Master Naturalist, licensed USCG Captain, avocational photographer, seashell enthusiast and passionate about the history, people and culture of Southwest Florida, especially Cayo Costa. I volunteer as a member of Friends of Cayo Costa State Park and have great respect for the heritage of Cayo Costa. My goal is to provide guests with an overall experience and appreciation for the waters, islands, shells, plants, marine life, wildlife, history and people of this unique area of Southwest Florida.

  • Kathy H
    Posted at 09:23h, 01 September

    Beautiful day for Nancy and Melissa. And to get to observe and photograph sea turtles – it doesn't get any better than that.

  • Susan
    Posted at 18:22h, 08 September

    Looks wonderful! Turtles and frigate birds – wow!

  • Nancy
    Posted at 18:22h, 08 September

    It was an AWESOME day, Brian!!! Counting the days till November 🙂

  • Gail Douglas
    Posted at 18:22h, 08 September

    Those are wonderful pictures of the Frigate Birds! What a thrill for the ladies to see them! Beautiful day!