Island Beach State Park Ocean County NJ June 2022
On a good day with a strong Summer breeze biting insects are minimal at IBSP. On a bad day…
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Common Sanddragon in the New Jersey Pinelands
Bass River State Forest
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This uncropped image was shot with the Canon 28mm macro lens. Shooting dragonflies or small butterflies with a short lens is very difficult yet allows for a broad view of the surrounding landscape.
December Morning at Round Valley Reservoir
Hunterdon County New Jersey 12/22/2021
The best weather for landscape photography is nearly always scattered clouds and yesterday was no exception. I left my house amid the dark predawn hours in hopes of “striking gold” with a vivid morning sky and ended up getting rewarded.
Here is a video on the creation and controversy surrounding the creation of Round Valley Reservoir –
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Before The Storm, Part I
Before The Storm, Part I
Cumberland County NJ October 2021
The stark dead trees along Thompson Beach Road contrasted strongly with the late morning sky.
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American Snout on Pepperbush
Double Trouble State Park
Ocean County NJ
I did not expect to stumble across this uncommon butterfly while walking near the Cedar Creek!
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Black Rat Snake
Stokes State Forest Sussex County NJ April 2021
This snake all but ignored me while I snapped away with my wide angle lens. Don’t try this with rattlesnakes.
High Point State Park
Sussex County NJ
The brisk temperatures in northernmost New Jersey kept away the park visitors at High Point. I even spotted a few snow flurries during my visit.
Winter Birding 2021 at Barnegat Light NJ
Barnegat Lighthouse State Park on the northern tip of Long Beach Island is one the most popular winter wildlife viewing spots in the Mid-Atlantic. Birdwatchers come from many miles to admire the Harlequin Ducks, Purple Sandpipers, Eiders, Scoters, and Mergansers.
Plan your visit to “Old Barney” –
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Barnegat Lighthouse State Park
The birds nearest to the jetty this morning were mostly Common Eiders and also Harlequin Ducks.
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