Looking at life through a lens means capturing the most amazing moments that live on even as time passes by. Therefore, as a special holiday gift from us at Style to you, we present some of our favorite photographic moments of 2014.
January 2014: Retro rad chef Emily Ellyn whipped it, whipped it good during one of our funnest cover shoots ever.
March 2014: Bob Tucker definitely drives Miss Daisy’s Flowers and Gifts, the downtown Leesburg business that’s first choice of brides in Lake County. Bob really blossomed when the Florida State Florists Association named him Designer of the Year.
May 2014: Mirror Lake reflects Fruitland Park’s beauty.
June 2014: Serene scene in South Sumter, far removed from The Villages expansion into Fruitland Park and the edge of Leesburg.
July 2014: Florida’s only inland freshwater lighthouse, this picturesque 35-foot beacon at the end of Grantham Point announces Mount Dora’s uniqueness.
August 2014: Jessy Flinn’s Gourmet Today catering service abides by the motto “rare service, well done.” Jessy is just one of the many rare people we profiled in 2014 who made us say, “Well done!”
April 2014: Who could say “no” to Katherine’s imploring eyes? Not us. And not our readers. Donations to the no-kill South Lake Animal League climbed after our feature story on fur babies needing adoption.
April 2014: We’re cat lovers too! Our photo shoot at Endangered Animal Rescue Sanctuary in Citra gave readers “paws.”
October 2014: Speed painter Dale Henry has brushes with fame.
August 2014: Ace of bass (and six other instruments) Marques Rudd. Tavares High School. Super fly. ‘Nuff said.
June 2014: Jessica Gentry’s dream sprouts at Bountiful Farms in Okahumpka where she produces organic goodness.
October 2014: Former circus performer and movie star Sandor Raski: small body, big talent.
September 2014: A “bionic” arm developed by UCF students gives Groveland’s Alex Pring a new grip on life.
November 2014: We don’t know her name, we only know she is poor and she needs help. This little angel, and thousands like her, are why Dr. John Theeck and his staff make mission trips to the Dominican Republic.
July 2014: ’Shroom room. Purveyors of perfect pizza praise Mellow Mushroom came to Mount Dora.
November 2014: Dr. John Theeck and staff members from The Legacy Clinic in Leesburg bridged the gap between poverty and quality health care in the Dominican Republic.
June 2014: We found plenty of grease and grime when we researched dirty jobs.