Looking at Us: A Journey through Southwest Florida

BY March 29, 2016
Photographer Dan Cutrona spent his New Year’s Day seeing Southwest Florida through his lens. What he captures are the scenes that make the Gulfshore so unique. Here, the results of his 24-hour journey stretching from Marco to Sanibel.

The Bowling Green State University swim team leap in perfect sync at Vanderbilt Beach. The team spent a week in Naples training.


 Frisbee player shows off for his young admirer on Marco Island.


A man and his cockatiels sit on the Naples Pier.

Boaters pass through Marco Channel.



A group from Toronto pauses on their way to the beach in Naples.


A couple enjoys an overcast sunset at the Naples Pier.


A woman walks away from a Marco Island beach with her paddle board.


Elaina Richards and her family, including Jackie the dog, were visiting Fort Myers Beach from Michigan.


Lily Nicoletta of Naples writes in her journal under the spotlight of a gazebo in Cambier Park.


Two chefs in Fort Myers grab some tacos after work.

Bre Haslem perfects her “Bre-tini” at Space 39


David Gonzalez works the late shift at Downtown House of Pizza in Fort Myers.


A bartender from the 86 Room in Fort Myers strikes a classic pose just after the last customer left for the night.


An old woody parked in front of the Courtyard Shops on Third Street South in Naples.

A mother and her daughter dine alfresco on Fifth Avenue South in Naples.


Richard Watts, a video producer by day, moonlights as a street musician on Fifth Avenue South.


Get the story behind Dan Cutrona’s journey here. For more photos, click here.


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