Tripod Rock

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Tripod Rock
 
Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area, Morris County, New Jersey
 
Tripod Rock is the most often photographed feature of this park and a formation which I rarely photograph. It is my opinion that creating dynamic nature images of rock formations is quite challenging.
 
Learn more about Tripod Rock – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tripod_Rock

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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Clearing Clouds over Taylortown Reservoir

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Clearing Clouds over Taylortown Reservoir
 
Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area, Morris County NJ
 
My goal for this image was include the context of the foreground pine needles, the midground of the water, and background detail including both the treeline as well as the sky. That is a lot of elements to aline for one shot!
 
Learn more about hiking Taylor Town Reservoir – https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/new-jersey/taylortown-reservoir-trail
 
Canon EOS M50 + EFM 11-22mm lens

Blue Trail Overlook in February

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Blue Trail Overlook in February
 
Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area, Morris County NJ
 
This shot was taking during a light drizzle and the main challenge was keeping the camera lens free of smudges.
 
 
Canon EOS M50 + EF M 11-22mm lens

Trail and Cedars after Snowfall

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Trail and Cedars after Snowfall
 
Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area
Morris County, New Jersey
 
An intimate view of two distinct gnarled trees looked great under a fresh blanket of snow.
 
 
Canon EOS M50 camera + EF-M 11-22mm IS lens

Blue Trail Overlook in December

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Blue Trail Overlook in December
 
Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area
Morris County, NJ
 
Taken earlier this week. I local and younger Kinnelon hiker was heading up for the view just after I arrived. We had a friendly discourse of the pros and cons of social media after he snapped a shot of me taking this shot.
 
 
Canon EOS M50 + EF-M 11-22mm lens

Snow on Stony Brook

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Snow on Stony Brook
 
Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area. Morris County, NJ
 
Luckily I was the first person to hit these trails this morning and the snowfall was still pristine at the time.
 
 

 
Canon EOS M50 + EF-M 11-22mm lens