Spotted Turtles In Spring

Spotted Turtles In Spring
Great Swamp NWR
New Jersey
April 2022

I was able to observe the male (left) Spotted Turtle courting the female (right) on the boardwalk nearest the Sportsmen Blind.

12.15.2021 Lake Arrowhead


Lake Arrowhead

Denville NJ

A vivid morning sky was enough motivation for me to sprint out to the backyard to grab a few shots.

Canon M50 + EF-M 15-45mm

Aerial Video Of Muriel Hepner Park in Denville After Snow Storm

Aerial Video Of Muriel Hepner Park in Denville After Snow Storm

Denville NJ

What I like most of this elevated view is the expansive view of the rear wetlands as well as the glimpses of the surrounding hills.

Social Distancing at Pyramid Mountain

Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area
Morris County, New Jersey

A nice foggy morning in the foggy, peaceful, and healing solitudes of nature.

In this video I explain my landscape photography composition for Lucy’s Overlook along the Blue Trail.

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December at Speedwell Lake Park

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December at Speedwell Lake Park
Morristown, New Jersey
Taken during the front end of the recent snowfall.
Canon EOS M50 + EFM 11-22mm IS lens

November Waterfowl at Lake Arrowhead


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November Waterfowl at Lake Arrowhead
Denville NJ
A few long-distance low-light shots out of the window from this morning. I was surprised to see such a high concentration of Hooded Mergansers.
More info on the Hooded Merganser –
This morning’s tally:
12+ Hooded Mergansers (pictured)
1 Great Blue Heron (pictured)
3 Common Mergansers (not pictured)
20 Mallards (not pictured)
1 Bufflehead (not pictured)
1 Ring-billed Gull (not pictured)
1 Ring-necked Duck (not pictured)
Canon SL2 + Tamron SP 150-600mm VC G2
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Autumn at Muriel Hepner Park

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Autumn at Muriel Hepner Park
Denville NJ
Taken prior to the recent deluge.
Canon 5Dsr + Tamron SP 15-30mm

Peggy Gray Bridge and Pond Reflections

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Peggy Gray Bridge and Pond Reflections
Taken following an afternoon rain, the clearing clouds set the mood on this scene.
Tamron SP 15-30mm lens + Canon 5Dsr

Northern Gray Tree Frog

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Northern Gray Tree Frog
Jonathan’s Woods, Morris County NJ
This Tree Frog was silent and mostly motionless so it was dumb luck that I noticed it.
Tamron SP 180mm macro lens + Canon M50

Calico Pennant dragonfly

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Calico Pennant
Wildcat Ridge Wildlife Management Area, Rockaway Township, NJ
Here’s a view of the male Calico Pennant. Compare it to the female coloration from my previous upload –