Some of my favorite frames from February.
1. Hillary Cone, of St. Petersburg, and Lynda Jollay, member of the Host Committee, ride in a limo with other attendees of the Wine and Whiskey Wonder, A Grape Escape, Museum of Fine Arts Fundraiser to the revolving restaurant at Tampa International Airport on Saturday February 6, 2016 in Tampa.
2. Attendees dance during the Treasure Island drum circle on Sunday February 28, 2016 on Treasure Island Beach. The large group gathers every Sunday at the beach across from Publix, in the evening and plays until sunset.
3. Kiersten Copon, 19, waits for participants at the Fool the Guesser booth she works with her boyfriend Josh Bennett, 20, on Tuesday February 9, 2016 at the Florida State Fair. Copon is from Memphis, Tennessee. Bennett is from Tampa.
4. Nathan Sundberg, 13, and Austin Keeney, 16, of Myakka. Florida State Fair, February 11, 2016.
5. Chelsea Schon, of Tampa. Florida State Fair, February 11, 2016.
6. Jamie Sampson, 16, of Deltona. Florida State Fair, February 11, 2016.
7. Shelby, a Jersey cow. Florida State Fair, February 11, 2016. To see more portraits, see our photo blog, All Eyes.
8. Protestors outside the USF SunDome before the Donald Trump rally on Friday February 12, 2016 in Tampa.
9. Teri Jo Joslin, Cape Coral, waves an American flag outside the USF SunDome before the Donald Trump rally on Friday February 12, 2016 in Tampa. "You're almost afraid to put a bumper sticker on your car because you're afraid someone will mess with it, but we've got to take a stand," Joslin said, on her support for Trump.
10. Marion Ugochukwu, a USF senior, protests at the USF SunDome before the Donald Trump rally on Friday February 12, 2016 in Tampa.
11. Nina and Marvin Lancaster posed for a portrait at their home on Thursday February 19, 2016 in Brandon. Their son, Marvin Lancaster, was shot and killed at a strip club in Tampa this month. (I also put together a video for this story.)
MONICA HERNDON | Tampa Bay Times