Pileated Woodpecker at Buckhorn Creek WMA

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Pileated Woodpecker
 
Buckhorn Creek Wildlife Management Area, Warren County NJ
 
I got a few quick shots off from my car before this bird and his mate flew deeper into the woods.
 
Visit Buckhorn Creek – https://goo.gl/maps/7WWbwd8G5yqcTShr8
 

Great Blue Heron Above Marsh

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Great Blue Heron Above Marsh
 
Rockaway Township, New Jersey
 
Heron nesting season is upon us and the local GBH’s are very aloof.

March 2020 at Lake Arrowhead

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March 2020 at Lake Arrowhead
 
Denville Township, New Jersey
 
The bleak recent weather seems to echo the uncertain times of the pandemic. Hopefully sunny days ahead for us.
 
Canon EOS M50 + Tamron 18-400mm

Hiking the Den Brook Trail in Denville

Exploring the Den Brook Trail located off of Openaki / Casterline Road in Denville. I believe the walking trail is only in the early phases of blazing (as of February 2020) however I enjoyed a walk along the scenic brook on a mild sunny winter’s afternoon.

Read more about the upcoming trail here – http://www.denvillenj.org/news_detail_T34_R113.php

Thanks to the Denville municipal trail pixies whom make the trail blazing happen. We know who you are! 🧚

 

Lake Arrowhead and Morning Sky

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Lake Arrowhead and Morning Sky
 
11/29/2019
Denville NJ
 
This morning I grabbed my mirrorless Canon camera, fumbled with manual settings and shot 2 frames before my lone battery died. I didn’t have enough reaction time to turn the image stabilization on but was fortunate to get a sharp shot at 1/13 of a second.
 
Canon EOS M50 + EFM 11-22mm

Incoming Storm over Old Farm

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Incoming Storm over Old Farm
 
Hackettstown, New Jersey
 
It was clear no other person had walked around this property recently as there was scarcely a deer path to navigate the overgrowth.
 
Canon 5Dsr + Tamron SP 15-30mm VC

Blue Mountain Lake in Spring

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Blue Mountain Lake in Spring
 
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Sussex County NJ
 
Read about the non-natural origins of Blue Mountain Lakes – https://www.njskylands.com/parks-DEWA-blue-mountain-lakes

Valhalla Brook Falls

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Valhalla Brook Falls
 
Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area, Morris County NJ
 
A 10 stop neutral density filter exaggerated the water motion in this photograph to the tune of 30 seconds. 10 stop neutral density filters are available for all interchangeable lenses and can often be purchased for $30 on Amazon if you shop around.

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.

Skunk Cabbage on Stony Brook

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Skunk Cabbage on Stony Brook
 
Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area, Morris County, New Jersey
 
I don’t recall incorporating Skunk Cabbage into many landscape images before so I was overdue. This bend in the brook was particularly lush.
 
Canon 5Dsr + Tamron 15-30mm