Jim Edds


Award Winning Storyteller and Cameraman. Author: Hurricane Journey - Life in the Danger Zone

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President Obama and Florida Governor Crist at Pensacola Beach today.

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another photo from today's flight over the Gulf of Mexico south of Pensacola. Looks like a "tide of death". June 13, 2010

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I asked the pilot today to fly "low and slow" on this line of oil in the Gulf south of the AL/FL line. All the way to the horizon there was an an oil sheen. Taken 6/13/2010

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Here is a shot of the oil in the water up close. Would you swim in this? It's just offshore of Pensacola Beach

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I flew out over the Gulf today. Here you can see the oil a 100 yards off the Pensacola Beach Pier.

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cleanup crews working the oil that came in last night through the Orange Beach Pass. The oil was not supposed to get into the estuary

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This Great Blue Heron got into the oil inside the Orange Beach Pass. Last night heavy oil came in and coated the shoreline. We called bird rescue but somebody scare the bird and it flew off. Had oil all the way down to his feet. :(

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BP contracted worker scooping up tar balls at Gulf Islands National Seashore near Pensacola Beach - June 8, 2010.

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Pensacola Beach an hour ago. Winds still offshore keeping most of the oil at bay. I only saw tiny tarballs at the high tide mark this morning.

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Pensacola was ground zero for the news today

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this is what it looked like up close. Nasty looking stuff and it's only going to get worse. It comes in with the high tide. Tomorrow will probably be worse.

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The southwest wind blew the oil onto the beach. It's a straight line from the oil source to Pensacola Beach.

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Satellite Trucks were bumper to bumper at Pensacola Beach today. I have never seen so many media folks in one spot. Every major city in Florida had a Sat Truck here - Jacksonville, Miami, West Palm, Orlando, etc.

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tar balls and oil invades Pensacola Beach today.

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Jim and Florida Governor Crist headed back in from checking out the booms in Pensacola Bay Pass area

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Went to Pensacola Beach today to shoot a few pics. Here's the view while I was having a delicious fish sandwich.

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