Photoessay: Siesta Key Drum Circle Characters

Photoessay: Siesta Key Drum Circle Characters

Siesta Key Drum Circle

Late every Sunday afternoon, a cast of characters descend upon the beach at Siesta Key, to celebrate the setting sun and life in general.

Siesta Key Drum Circle

Siesta Key Drum Circle

Siesta Key Drum Circle

As they have for over twenty years, people from all walks of life come to drum, to dance, or to just celebrate the moment, transforming the end of the weekend into a celebration.

Siesta Key Drum Circle

Siesta Key Drum Circle

Siesta Key Drum Circle

Siesta Key Drum Circle

The drumming starts a couple of hours before sunset and continues, virtually non-stop, until the last rays of the setting sun have disappeared.

Siesta Key Drum Circle

Siesta Key Drum Circle

Siesta Key Drum Circle

Siesta Key Drum Circle

Siesta Key, renowned for having one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, is a barrier island just off the coast of Sarasota, Florida.

Siesta Key Drum Circle

Siesta Key Drum Circle

Siesta Key Drum Circle

Siesta Key Drum Circle

 

Ron Mayhew

Fine Art Photographer specializing in Still Life and Commercial Photography.

This Post Has 10 Comments

  1. As always with your posts, fantastic photographs. And they have the ability to make me envy those people their Sunday of such enjoyment.

    1. Thank you, as always. It was great fun watching and photographing people just enjoying the moment.

  2. Nothing beats the light of the “golden hour”!

  3. Shades of the DrumCircle in Asheville…hope you are all doing well.

    1. That must be why the crowd looked familiar. πŸ™‚

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