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Lake Miccosukee – Aerial America Collection

Laurel Oaks Quercus laurifolia, Slash Pine or Swamp Pine Pinus elliottii, and Pond Pine Pinus serotina compete with American white waterlilies Nymphaea odorata for growing space at Lake Miccosukee in Jefferson County, Florida.


camera: FC220 | aerial platform: DJI Mavic Pro
focal length: 4.7mm | exposure: f/2.2 | 1/1339 | iso 100

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Lake Miccosukee – Aerial America Collection

American white waterlilies Nymphaea odorata cover a significant portion of Lake Miccosukee in Jefferson County, Florida. Nymphaea odorata reproduce sexually, asexually, and with propagation of the rhizomes. Nymphaea odorata is labeled as a noxious weed by 46 states of the 48 contiguous United States.


camera: FC220 | aerial platform: DJI Mavic Pro
focal length: 4.7mm | exposure: f/2.2 – 1/1754 – iso 100

aerial photography Laurel Oaks Quercus laurifolia Lake Miccosukee Jefferson County Florida

Lake Miccosukee – Aerial America Collection

A Laurel Oak Quercus laurifolia canopy on Lake Miccosukee appear as a mosaic from 150 feet overhead. Clouds reflect from a small patch of water as American White Waterlily Nymphaea odorata pads and pond weed cover portions of the lake surface.

This image is a frame capture from one of my first video flights with a DJI Mavic Pro aerial camera platform after passing an exam and receiving my FAA 107 Unmanned Aircraft Remote Pilot’s License. I now join my son as officially licensed by the FAA to conduct commercial flights with drone cameras.


camera: FC220 | aerial platform: DJI Mavic Pro
focal length: 4.7mm | exposure: f/2.2 | frame clip from video