Higbee Beach Dunes in October

Higbee Beach Dunes in October

Lower Township
Cape May County
October 2021

An off-season walk along Higbee Beach is always peaceful, especially when you have the beach to yourself.

Visit Higbee Beach – https://njaudubon.org/wp-content/wildlife/DelawareBayshoreTrails/Sites/tabid/440/Scope/site/Guide/DELBAYSH/Site/35/Default.html

Canon 5DsR + Tamron 15-30mm VC

October Morning at Higbee Beach

October Morning at Higbee Beach
Cape May, New Jersey
October 2021

Higbee Beach can be very peaceful in the off-season and especially when you have the beach to yourself to explore.

Canon 5DsR + Tamron 15-30mm

Higbee Beach WMA

Higbee Beach WMA
Cape May, NJ
September 2020

As soon as I came across this scene I visualized a composition similar to the classic Death Valley imagery of Racetrack Playa.

Hiking The Eldora Nature Preserve in Cape May County NJ

Hiking The Eldora Nature Preserve in Cape May County NJ

Encompassing over 900 acres of open space in the southernmost New Jersey Pinelands, Eldora Preserve in the town Delmont is the home of The NJ Nature Conservancy’s Southern Field Office. The hiking trails meander through salt marsh, forest, and vernal ponds.

Plan your visit to Eldora Preserve – https://www.nature.org/en-us/get-involved/how-to-help/places-we-protect/eldora-nature-preserve/

Late Day at The Meadows


Cape May, New Jersey


Visit the South Cape May Meadows – https://www.nature.org/en-us/get-involved/how-to-help/places-we-protect/south-cape-may-meadows/

Black Racer at Belleplain State Forest

Black Racer at Belleplain State Forest
Cape May County, New Jersey


This small-ish snake was laying in wait approximately 3 feet up from the ground. The racer kept an eye on me thought it did not flee while I setup my tripod for a few shots.


More info on the Northern Black Racer – https://www.virginiaherpetologicalsociety.com/reptiles/snakes/northern-black-racer/northern_black_racer.php
Visit Belleplain State Forest – https://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/belle.html

Dusk at South Cape May Meadows

Dusk at South Cape May Meadows
Cape May, NJ in Sept 2020


A few minutes after sunset the sky above the refuge’s waterfowl briefly alit with hues of pink and orange.
Plan your visit to the South Cape May Meadows – https://www.nature.org/en-us/get-involved/how-to-help/places-we-protect/south-cape-may-meadows/

Exploring Cape May Point State Park

Exploring Cape May Point State Park

With over 200 acres of preserved open space, 3 blazed trails, and a large variety of wildlife and plantlife Cape May Point State Park provides and easily accessible and immersive nature experience. Highlights of this South Jersey park include the Cape May Light (lighthouse), scenic wetland views, and the handicap accessible hawk watch platform.

Plan your visit to Cape May Point State Park – https://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/capemay.html

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Early Morning at Cresse Pond

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Early Morning at Cresse Pond
Cape Island Wildlife Management Area, Cape May, New Jersey
Taken at the former quarry ponds off of Cresse Lane.
Canon 5Dsr + Tamron SP 15-30mm VC

Dune and Wind-swept Tree

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Dune and Wind-swept Tree
 
Higbee Beach WMA, Cape May County, NJ
 
The blue blazed dune trail at Higbee Beach houses a lot of distinct withered trees. The trail also leads the way to a decent sized pond.
 
 
Canon 5Dsr + Tamron SP 15-30mm VC