November 2021 at Tourne County Park

November 2021 at The Tourne

Tourne County Park
Morris County NJ
Canon EOS M5 + EF-M 11-22mm lens

Vivid morning sun glinted on a few distant trees as the morning fog burned off of Rattlesnake Swamp at Tourne County Park.

Visit Tourne County Park – https://www.morrisparks.net/index.php/parks/tourne-county-park/

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

Heislerville Before The Storm, Part I

Before The Storm, Part I

Before The Storm, Part I

Heislerville WMA
Cumberland County NJ
October 2021

The stark dead trees along Thompson Beach Road contrasted strongly with the late morning sky.

Read more about Heislerville WMA – https://njaudubon.org/wp-content/wildlife/DelawareBayshoreTrails/Sites/tabid/440/Scope/site/Guide/DELBAYSH/Site/25/Default.html

Chicken of The Woods

Chicken of the Woods
Four Birds Trail
Newfoundland NJ

More information on the Chicken of the Woods mushroom – https://www.wildernesspioneers.co.uk/chicken-of-the-woods-laetiporus-sulphureus/

Explore the Four Birds Trail – https://www.njhiking.com/best-hikes-in-nj-four-birds-trail/

Rainbow Over Hyper Humus Marsh

Rainbow Over Hyper Humus Marsh
Lafayette NJ
September 2021

A large vivid rainbow (and a partially visible double rainbow) appeared in between showers this morning. The vivid colors dissipated just as quickly as they had appeared.

Canon EOS M5 + EFM 11-22mm lens

Eastern Box Turtle in Northern New Jersey

Eastern Box Turtle
Ringwood NJ
September 2021

The best way to “capture” wildlife is to snap a picture, do not bring animals indoors or home with you. Removing wildlife even temporarily from their habitat can impair their survival skills.

Northern Walkingstick in NJ

Northern Walkingstick
Appalachian Trail
Blairstown NJ
September 2021

More info on the Northern Walkingstick – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_walkingstick

Red Admiral Butterfly at Washington Valley Park NJ

Red Admiral butterfly on Tree Trunk
Washington Valley Park
Somerset County NJ
August 2021

Taken with wide angle lens the goal of this capture was to isolate the perched butterfly set against the forested green background.

Summer Morning at Delaware Water Gap

Summer Morning at Delaware Water Gap
Kittatinny Point Visitor Center
July 2021

On a steamy July morning fog lingered on the peaks of Mt Tammany and Mt Minsi.