The river grass waves in the pulsing current of the Ichetucknee River, near Fort White, Florida. Photo: Jill Heinerth
Wes Skiles returns from an evening paddle on the St. Johns River.
Morning light on a steamy morning on the Santa Fe River. Photo: Jill Heinerth
A swimmer enjoys the cool, clear waters of a natural spring at Madison Blue State Park, Florida. Cave divers like photographer Jill Heinerth, swim the watery labyrinths below the sunlit waters.
Devil's Ear Spring
Devil's Ear Spring
Jill Heinerth captures the tannic water from the Santa Fe River spilling into Devil's Ear Spring at Ginnie Springs near High Springs, Florida. The beautiful mixing colors are not retouched but show the turquoise and tannins in a liquid melody. Photo: Jill Heinerth
A lone cave diver prepares to enter the water filled passages of Little River Spring on the Suwannee River near Branford, Florida. Photo: Jill Heinerth
The submerged vegetation in the Ichetucknee River dances in the roaring flow from the springs upstream. Fort White, Florida.
Faithful gather at Ichetucknee Springs State Park to commit teir lives to Jesus on Baptism Sunday.
Cooling their heels. Two swimmers ponder a plunge into the river. Photo: Jill Heinerth
Wes Skiles Peacock Springs State Park
A team of divers enters descends through Orange Grove Sink in Florida. Photo: Jill Heinerth
New cave diver Kristine Rae Olmsted slides gracefully thrugh Little River Spring.
Pioneering deep cave diver Jim Bowden and Liz Hunt enjoy the popular cave at Peacock Springs.
Bill Bowden pulls a sidemount tank from the water at Cow Springs near Luraville, Florida.
The evening light fades over the waters of the Santa Fe River.
The Main Spring at Ginnie Springs in High Springs, Florida captured by photographer Jill Heinerth in a quiet moment between cave dives.
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