Florida truly is unbelievably unique and beautiful. Tons of talented folks residing here have been kind enough to share their work with
Only in Florida’s Facebook page. So we’ve recently started featuring some of the most striking and gorgeous photographs that we’ve received. Thanks to everyone who has been sharing their beautiful work with us, and if you haven’t, feel free! Instructions for submitting are at the bottom of this article.
We think this may be the best set yet, and we’re really excited to hear what you think about it.
1. Thanks to Angela Poag for this photo of a sunset on the St. Lucie River in Jensen Beach.
I love how the clouds seem to have a fiery glow.
2. Trey Walker captured this amazing shot in Cape San Blas.
This shot is so surreal and captivating, it's almost spooky.
3. Jim Fletcher submitted this shot of Amelia Island.
You can't beat a Florida sunset.
4. Thank you, Terry Ward, for this shot of Bunces Pass near Fort DeSoto Park in St. Petersburg.
The colors may be more subdued, but it's still very dramatic.
5. Tulin Grant submitted this romantic shot of Holmes Beach.
This is definitely postcard-worthy.
6. Joan Sherry-Cute submitted this breathtaking photo of a storm on the horizon in Satellite Beach.
Wow. We're simply speechless.
7. Michelle Craig captured this peaceful scene on Marco Island.
This could easily be a painting in a museum.
8. Joseph Detrick caught a great photo of this little guy in Three Sisters Springs in Crystal River.
The beauty of our springs is unrivaled.
9. Lisa L Eicher shared this photo of a perfect morning in Lakewood Ranch.
Florida's beauty is all around us, not only on the beaches.
10. Thanks to Steve Falletti for this cool photo taken on Main Street in Daytona.
Sometimes seeing things from a unique angle really pays off.
11. This sunset in Sarasota was captured by Val Vasilescu.
I love the stunning silhouette and reflection.
We just had to include this second shot of Sarasota by Val Vasilescu.
This explosion of color is breathtaking.
12. Thank you, Scott Truesdell, for this shot of star trails over Winter Haven.
It's beyond cool what some people can do with a camera.
13. Thanks to Joyce Price for sending us Hali Yaeger's gorgeous photo of Little Talbot Island State Park.
This park is a must-see for Floridians, and she captured it beautifully.
14. Rick Mann captured this stunning sunrise near Sanibel.
Wow. This is another shot that could easily be an oil painting.
15. Thanks to Kenny Keys for this awesome shot taken in Fort Pierce.
We're as fascinated by this photo as the little girl is by these dancers.
Kenny Keyes also sent us this gorgeous photo taken in Okeechobee.
It's true that peacocks are nonnative to Florida, but they seem to enjoy it here.
16. Herminio Diaz captured this Southeast Florida sunrise in all its glory.
This must have required perfect timing.
17. Marty Fletcher captured an incredible sunset at Lone Cabbage Fish Camp in Cocoa.
Don't you wish you were there?
18. Thank you, Rachel Tussey, for this shot of Navarre Beach.
Is that a double rainbow I see?
19. Smyrna Dunes Park was captured beautifully in this photo by Jacqueline Erne
Its simplicity makes it all the more beautiful.
20. Bobby Greenwell sent us this lovely shot of St. Petersburg.
Of course our state is perfect for nature photographers, but it's nice to see some excellent city shots like this.
21. Jose Lopez shared this breathtaking photo of Lake Monroe.
Once again, I'm speechless. What more could you say about this?
22. Thanks to Lisa Timmerman for this photo of the sunrise over the Indian River in Palm Bay Florida.
This powerful shot of the sun rising during storms is so dark yet hopeful, like the light at the end of the tunnel. Gorgeous.
Which of the above is your favorite? Personally, I can’t decide. They’re all so wonderful!
We would love to feature more photographs of Florida each week that you’ve submitted! Please send us your best shots of the state; you can email
email@example.com or post to Only in Florida’s Facebook page.