A lone bird passes by a fishing shack off the Outer Islands near Useppa in photographer Alan Maltz’s Nirvana in the Rough. Maltz, who recently published a book of Lee County images, is close to finishing a similar work focused on Collier County, which will be published this fall. alanmaltz.com.
A group of dancing fairies from Kellyn Celtic Arts Irish Dance Academy gets ready to perform at the Florida Faerie Festival in March 2011. The festival returns to the Summerland Ranch in Bonita Springs on March 17-18. Photo by Debi Pittman Wilkey, debipittmanwilkey.com.