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  • Apshawa Reflections

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    Apshawa Reflections
     
    Apshawa Preserve, West Milford NJ
     
    This small pond is along the Purple Trail and not far from the main parking area.
     
     
    Canon 5Dsr + Tamron SP 15-30mm VC
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird

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    Ruby-throated Hummingbird

    Denville, NJ

    Taken recently, through living room window. It only took about 3 days of having a new filled feeder out for a local Hummingbird to start visiting us. I put a feeder up in both the frontyard and the backyard and intentionally placed the feeders in habitat that includes both sunlight and a little bit of tree cover. My plan seemed to be to the birds’ liking so far.

    Tamron SP 150-600mm VC G2 + Canon SL2

  • Morning Light on Highlands Trail

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    Morning Light on Highlands Trail
     
    Mahlon Dickerson County Reservation, Jefferson NJ
     
    More info on the Highlands Trail – http://www.njskylands.com/odhikehitr
     
    Canon 5Dsr + Tamron SP 15-30mm VC
  • Caught red-handed
    Caught doing what I love to do, speaking about photography. Here is an image from a presentation I gave last night at the Pike Imaging Council.
     
    Thank you for the photo Allan Weingarten! Great group of artists at the PIC in Milford PA.
  • Late Day Sun and Marl Works

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    Late Day Sun and Marl Works
     
     
    As the sun lowered on the horizon only a few stray rays of light penetrated the forest around White Lake.
     
    Canon 5Dsr + Tamron 15-30mm Lens
  • Trail and Marl Works

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    Trail and Marl Works
    White Lake Natural Resource Area, Hardwick NJ
    It is difficult to show the sheer size of the ruins in a single photograph but here is the hiking trail winding around the old Marl Works.
    Mi from Metrotrails has posted a historic photo here – https://www.facebook.com/metrotrails/photos/a.977726748930530/1111942512175619/
    Canon 5Dsr + Tamron SP 15-30mm
  • “Landscapes of New Jersey” by Dave Blinder

    On display for the month of august at the Bernardsville Public Library in Somerset County. Great facility to exhibit and view artwork!

    Note: the collection is not for sale, this is for educational purposes only. I do have a handout with links to all 21 of the nature areas which you can pickup up the library or I can email you the pdf.

     

    Visit the Bernardsville Public Library

    1 Anderson Hill Road Bernardsville, NJ 07924

    Tel: 908-766-0118

  • Mullica River in Late Day

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    Mullica River in Late Day
     
    Burlington County, NJ
     
    Taken on the canoe launch nearby to Batsto Village in the Pinelands.
  • Morning Light on Woodland Trail

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    Morning Light on Woodland Trail
     
    Merrill Creek Reservoir, Warren County NJ
     
    I liked how the morning sun swept through a sliver across the forest providing some shadows and highlights in the understory.
     
    Visit Merrill Creek Reservoir – https://merrillcreek.com/
     
    Canon 5Dsr + Tamron SP 15-30mm
  • View from Sunrise Mountain

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    View from Sunrise Mountain
     
    Stokes State Forest, Sussex County, New Jersey
     
    Great panoramic views atop Sunrise Mountain and you can often interact with hikers working their ways North on the Appalachian Trail.
     
    Canon 5Dsr + Tamron SP 15-30mm lens.
     
     
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