Swallowtail on New York Ironweed at Kittatinny Valley State Park

Swallowtail on New York Ironweed at Kittatinny Valley State Park
Sussex County, New Jersey


An 18-150mm handheld zoom lens, manual exposure, patience, luck, and direct sunlight were the ingredients in this recipe. The goal was to showcase the colorful Ironweed blooms in front of the landscape at KVSP.


More info on New York Ironweed – https://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=VENO


Visit Kittatinny Valley State Park – https://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/kittval.html


Canon M5 mirrorless camera + EOS 18-150mm EF-M zoom lens

American Bullfrog at Kittatinny Valley State Park

American Bullfrog


Kittatinny Valley State Park, Sussex County NJ


Visit Kittatinny Valley State Park – https://www.visitnj.org/nj-national-state-parks/kittatinny-valley-state-park