Devil’s Island Today

The beauty of Devil’s Island is offset by its dark history. During the 19th and 20th Century the prison housed thousands of prisoners, mainly French political exiles.

“Howl at the Moon”


This is my first stab at the Weekly Photo Challenge.  This photo was taken with my Nikon Coolpix P900 Digital Camera with 83x Optical Zoom.  Before making my purchase, the reviews claimed that taking a photo of a full moon would easily show the power of the camera.  During a recent trip to some of the U. S. National Parks, I had an opportunity to stay at a lodging within the Navajo Tribal Nation in Monument Valley, Utah.  I thought it was a good time to try out the power of the lens, utilizing the auto-focus feature and letting the camera do the work. Continue reading