David Mathre Photography

Welcome to my Images of the Day Photo blog. My goal is to post images from each day of the year going back to 2006 when I got my first DSLR camera. My photographic interest include Travel, the Natural World, Landscapes, and Photographic Techniques. I try to include information for each image as to where, when, why and how the image was processed. Most of the images are available for purchase -- either as prints or rights managed (Clicking on an image brings you to the ShepArt Studio Team Site). Comments about the images or this site are always welcome. DJM

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Shroom Shot Saturday — Iceland

Clump of Mushrooms on a Tree Stump. Forest in Haukadalur, Iceland. Image taken with a Leica X2 camera (ISO 400, 24 mm, f/2.8, 1/250 sec). In camera B&W. Nikonians Iceland Photo Adventure.

#shroomshotsaturday +ShroomshotSaturday  curated by +Patti Colston  +Michael Albrecht and +Anders Stedtlund +Sabeena LoBello 
#iceland   #icelandphotography  
#blackandwhitephotos  +Black and White Photos curated by +Gemma Costa 

my photoblog: http://david.mathre.com
my image gallery: http://davidmathre.com

Swampy Saturday — Florida

Alligator at Merritt Island Wildlife Reserve in Florida. Black Point Wildlife Drive. Image taken with a Nikon D3x and 600 mm f/4 VRII lens (ISO 200, 600 mm, f/4, 1/125 sec).

#swampysaturday +Swampy Saturday Curators +Gail Beerman +Ray Bilcliff +Dorma Wiggin

my photoblog: http://david.mathre.com

Bird Poker — Nest Building

Who Says Ospreys Are Not Good at Nest Building? Pair of Ospreys Building a Nest at Fort Desoto Park in Florida. Image taken with a Nikon D3x and 500 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 100, 500 mm, f/8, 1/250 sec).

#birdpoker  +Bird Poker Nest Building curated by +Phil Armishaw 

my photoblog: http://david.mathre.com

Alien Abduction Friday — Iceland

Alien Green Turtle Coming Ashore on a Black Sand Beach near Jökulsárlón Lagoon in Southeast Iceland. Image taken with a Nikon Df camera and 24 mm f/1.4G lens + Singh-Ray 10 stop neutral density filter (ISO 100, 24 mm, f/16, 13 sec).

#AlienAbductionFriday
+Irene Kato
+Alex Lapidus
+Heiko Mahr
+Karl Geiger Jr
+Janice Hackney
+Jetski Jones
+Alien Abduction Friday
#iceland#icelandphotography   #icelandscapes  

my photoblog: http://david.mathre.com

Farm Friday — Iceland

Late Winter Dawn at a Farm in Iceland. Plastic Covered Hay Bales at the Smylabjörg Guesthouse on the East Coast of Iceland. Image taken with a Nikon Df camera and 24 mm f/1.4G lens (ISO 100, 24 mm, f/1.4, 1/500 sec).

#farmfriday   +Farm Friday curated by +Ellie Kennard and +Steven Kennard
#iceland   #icelandphotography   #icelandscapes  

my photoblog: http://david.mathre.com

Floral Friday — New Jersey

Macro of a Small Purple Flower in my Driveway. Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Fuji X-T1 camera and 60 mm f/2.4 macro lens (ISO 200, 60 mm, f/11, 1/125 sec).

It's #FloralFriday! The +FloralFriday theme was created by +Tamara Pruessner and is co-curated by +Beth Akerman, +Kiki Nelson, and +Eustace James.

my photoblog: http://david.mathre.com

Close to Home — New Jersey

Scrawny Doe — It Was a Long Winter, But Now the Grass is Green. Backyard Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D800 camera and 600 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 450, 600 mm, f/4, 1/2500 sec).

#close2home +Close2Home curated by +Brett Sivits, +David Pond, +Pia Raben, +Shaun Stewart, +José Juan Escudero, +Howard Weitzel 

my photoblog: http://david.mathre.com

Nautical Wednesday — MV Explorer

Mediterranean Sunrise on the MV Explorer. Semester at Sea Spring 2013 Enrichment Voyage. Image taken with a Nikon V2 camera and 6.7-13 mm VR lens (ISO 160, 11.9 mm, f/16, 1/40 sec).

#nauticalwednesday +Dale Collins +StPaul Herrmann+Annelies Jansen +NauticalWednesday

my photoblog: http://david.mathre.com

Bird Poker — Sandpipers and Plovers

Juvenile European Golden Plover in Iceland. Image taken with a Nikon D4 camera and 80-400 mm VRII lens (ISO 360, 400 mm, f/11, 1/320 sec).

#birdpoker  +Bird Poker Plovers curated by +Phil Armishaw 
#waterbirdwednesday +Water Bird Wednesday: Curators +Margaret Tompkins +Ray Bilcliff
#iceland   #icelandphotography  

my photoblog: http://david.mathre.com

Lunar Eclipse — New Jersey

View of the lunar eclipse in progress early this morning. A brief break in the clouds at about 03:30. Soon thereafter it clouded over completely and started to rain. First image taken  taken with a Fuji X-T1 camera and 23 mm f/1.4 lens (ISO 200, 23 mm, f/1.4, 26 sec). Second image  taken with a Nikon D4 camera and 16-35 mm f/4 lens  (ISO 800, 16 mm, f/4, 6 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro and Google/NIK Define. 

#lunareclipse   #newjersey  

my photoblog: http://david.mathre.com

In album 2014-04-15