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 – https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/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 – https://www.facebook.com/daveblinderphotography/photos/a.243841199122036/1294234057416073/

Wetlands in Spring – Great Swamp NWR

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Wetlands in Spring
 
Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Morris County NJ
 
I waited out the clouds for a brief glimpse of sunlight on this April day.
 
Sigma 17-50mm + Canon SL2

Clouds over Marsh at Great Swamp NWR

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Clouds over Marsh
 
Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Morris County NJ
 
A small gap in the clouds allowed a sliver of light to strike distant cattails.

Landscapes of New Jersey – January 2019 at Whippanong Library

“Landscapes of New Jersey” January 2019 at the Whippanong Library

1000 NJ-10, Whippany, NJ 07981


Featuring a landscape each for all 21 counties of the Garden State. I have print and electronic PDFs of all of the nature areas within the exhibit, please ask me to email you one!

Let me know if you are heading over to take a look and if schedule allows I can try to meet you there.

If you would like to purchase any of the pieces or have questions or comments please reach out to me at dave@daveblinder.com