November 24, 2014

Gulfshore Treasures

Reach for the Sky

Silhouetted tree branches pierce the still waters of Estero Bay, stretching upward as the glassy surface reflects the deep blue night sky. Photograph by Doug Thompson

Mama’s Band-Aid



Joanne Beckman cuddles daughter Miah Jane in July 2010 behind their Naples condo. Joanne’s husband, Jeremiah, died in an accident in February 2009 when Joanne was eight weeks pregnant. “I call her my little Band-Aid. She got me through my loss. She made me survive.” Photograph by Michelle Tricca