Carol Ellis is a photographer based in the Florida Keys.
Her subjects include the natural environment, the Southern landscape, the Florida Keys and Everglades, and tropical flora and fauna. The photos she takes from her heart almost never have any evidence of human involvement; rather she is inspired by the interplay of the elements of nature with light, motion, and color.
Carol seeks places that are wild and serene, usually at the water's edge or native woods. She revisits the place at different times of day, and weather conditions. Often enough to get a sense of place… to really get to know it. Carol takes about 50 photos each visit, varying the exposure, focus and vantage point.
The magic comes when the mechanical settings of the camera and the environmental conditions come together.
Interview with Carol Ellis by Gert Mann published February 14, 2014 Ocean Reef Press Conversation with Carol Ellis.
Interview with Carol Ellis by Cammy Clark published April 5, 2010 The Miami Herald Eclectic Environmentalist wins Local Award.
Interview with Carol Ellis by Harlen Brown published January 12, 2000 Key Largo Free Press Photographer on a Mission to Preserve Pristine Creek.