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The Art of Discovery

Photographer Dale Sorensen, Jr. sees Florida through a new lens.

Fascinated with the contrast between black and white, Dale took this photo under the Vero Beach pier on a foggy winter morning.

Fascinated with the contrast between black and white, Dale took this photo under the Vero Beach pier on a foggy winter morning.

 Shortly before dawn with darkness still blanketing the beach, Dale Sorensen, Jr. has already positioned his tripod and camera waiting for the sun’s early rays to cast a glow over sky and sea. The realtor with a passion for photography has done his homework. Weather: clear. Wind: non-existent. Anticipation: high.

“It’s important to know whether the day is going to be clear or cloudy, what time the sun is expected to rise, things like that,” says Dale, who first picked up a camera two and a half years ago. Since then he has focused his lens on scenes that many who see his photographs can’t believe exist within a two-hour drive of Vero Beach.

Read the entire article in the May 2014 issue