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TUESDAY June 1, 2021: 'OVER Paradise' Get a bird's-eye view of Florida in this amazing series of images from award winning Palm Beach Post Photographer Greg Lovett. Lovett is the Visual Projects manager at the newspaper and many of these images were shot with a drone. Palm Beach County stretches from Florida's Atlantic coast into the state's rural center and includes the northern edge of the Everglades national park. Its coastline has numerous golf courses and endless sandy beaches. Known for its wide variety of agricultural and equestrian communities, the western cities of The Palm Beaches are home to history, tradition and culture. According to a 2019 census report, the county had a population of 1,496,770, making it the third-most populous county in the state of Florida, Palm Beach County is also Florida's wealthiest and these residents of Palm Beach donate more money per capita to charities than any other community in America. Welcome to 'OVER Paradise'
© Story of the Week #788: TUESDAY June 1, 2021: 'OVER Paradise' Get a bird's-eye view of Florida in this amazing series of images from award winning Palm Beach Post Photographer Greg Lovett. Lovett is the Visual Projects manager at the newspaper and many of these images were shot with a drone. Palm Beach County stretches from Florida's Atlantic coast into the state's rural center and includes the northern edge of the Everglades national park. Its coastline has numerous golf courses and endless sandy beaches. Known for its wide variety of agricultural and equestrian communities, the western cities of The Palm Beaches are home to history, tradition and culture. According to a 2019 census report, the county had a population of 1,496,770, making it the third-most populous county in the state of Florida, Palm Beach County is also Florida's wealthiest and these residents of Palm Beach donate more money per capita to charities than any other community in America. Welcome to 'OVER Paradise'
Clouds are reflected in the glass like water around the boardwalk to the beach at John D. MacArthur Beach State Park.
© Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
People watch the band 'Blues Traveler' perform on the final day of Sunfest in West Palm Beach. SunFest is the state's largest waterfront music and art festival and attracts more than 275,000 visitors.
© Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
JOHN HOKANSON, 77, rows his scull across Lake Mangonia in West Palm Beach. Hokanson is a member of the Palm Beach Rowing Association that was founded in 1978. On Sunday mornings, the club hosts a 'Tour de Lac' race.
© Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
People wait in their cars to be tested for COVID-19 at a drive-through coronavirus testing location at the 'FITTEAM' Ballpark of The Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach.
© Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
New York METS player JON NEISE 49 does stretches on the field at The Ball Park of The Palm Beaches. As the start of the Major League Baseball regular season approaches each spring, teams head south for training in warmer climates. For over 100 years, teams have traveled to facilities in the southern United States for practice and to play exhibition games.
© Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
Four courts are filled with people playing morning paddleball matches at the Delray Beach Tennis Center.
© Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
An alligator swims through blue-green algae in Lake Okeechobee. The blooms are a common summer phenomenon on the lake and can be toxic. According to the Key West Aquarium The state of Florida presently has over 20 million people and over one million alligators.
© Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
With long shadows cast by the low sun, men play soccer at the Jupiter Lighthouse Park.
© Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
A school of bait fish moves around swimmers in what looks like a black shadow in the ocean on Singer Island.
© Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
People walk past a sailboat washed up on the beach. The yacht has been stranded there for almost two months.
© Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
A couple walk through water in the street as crews continue to pump millions of gallons of water from the flooded streets after heavy weekend rain inundated the Sea Pines neighborhood in Lantana.
© Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
A green turtle crawls to the ocean after laying her eggs on the beach at Coral Cove Park in Tequesta. From March to October, many of Florida's beaches welcome more than 100 thousand female sea turtles that emerge from the Atlantic and Gulf, make their way up the sand and dig holes to deposit their eggs.
© Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
Two thousand five hundred panels at FPL's Hibiscus Solar Energy Center cover 400 acres of land on Westlake. Palm Beach County's first large utility-scale solar plant will generate enough zero-emissions electricity to power approximately 15,000 Florida homes.
© Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
A Manta Ray swims through the ocean as a boat passes by next to the Boynton Inlet in Boynton Beach.
© Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
Air Force veteran MICHAEL ZATARGA reads prayers at the gravesite of his wife Patricia at the South Florida National Cemetery in Lake Worth Beach.
© Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
Cars line up at a drive-up food distribution center in the parking lot of the Palm Beach Outlets. People receive a one-week supply of a protein, fresh produce, eggs, milk, and other essential goods. The donations are limited to 800 cars on a first come first serve basis every Monday. Palm Beach Outlets partnered with Feeding South Florida to help those struggling during the coronavirus pandemic.
© Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
People navigate their way through seaweed while swimming near the Blue Heron Bridge after tides pushed the seaweed into the Intracoastal Waterway in Riviera Beach. The lifeguard on duty said its the most seaweed he has seen there. He cautioned that people with sensitive skin may find it irritating to their skin.
© Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
Firefighters spray water on the train depot that caught fire in Delray Beach.
© Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
A plane sits in the northbound lane on Federal highway after the pilot made an emergency landing without hitting any traffic. The three people aboard the small aircraft were not injured.
© Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
Thousands of party-goers floated in in boats, kayaks and paddle boards in the middle of Lake Boca Raton during the annual Boca Bash party event.
© Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
People party at the 'Boca Bash' gathering on Lake Boca Raton. Thousands of party-goers floated in in boats, kayaks and paddle boards in the middle of the lake during the annual event.
© Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
Seaweed lines the beach and floats in the ocean at Delray Beach. A new report from the University of South Florida said more than 10 million metric tons of seaweed is floating in the Central West Atlantic, Caribbean Sea, eastern Gulf of Mexico and the waters off of the east coast of Florida.
© Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
Horses and riders keep their distance as they warm up at the Palm Beach Equestrian Center in Wellington. The final two weeks of the Winter Equestrian Festival and the Adequan Global Dressage Festival were canceled due to restrictions during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
© Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
A girl lies on the wings of a street art chalk angel at the Lake Worth Street Painting Festival in Lake Worth Beach.
© Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
Manatees crowd together near the warm-water outflows from Florida Power & Light's plant in Riviera Beach.
© Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
Boats docked at Central Marine in Stuart are surrounded by blue green algae. When the blooms begin to die and disintegrate, the pigment may color the water a distinctive bluish color hence the name Blue-green algae.
© Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
Beach chairs spell out a 'God Bless USA' phrase on the beach at the Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort and Spa. The staff spells out a new positive phrase each day for residents and guests while the beaches are closed to slow down the spread of the coronavirus.
© Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
Palm Beach Post photographer GREG LOVETT flies his DJI Mavic 2 drone against a backdrop of the West Palm Beach skyline.
© Joe Forzano/Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire
Greg Lovett

Greg Lovett is an award winning photographer with e Palm Beach Post. Lovett is the Multimedia Projects Manager and for many of his assignments he utilizes the use of a high performance camera drone.:788



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