13-March-2011

First Daffodil Bloom and Other Early Flowers.

The first daffodil flower to open across the street. This location is facing west so gets the some extra warmth.

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First Daffodil Bloom  -- Spring is Coming. Image taken with a Leica D-Lux 5 (ISO 100, 19.2 mm, f/3.3, 1/100 sec). (David J Mathre)
First Daffodil Bloom -- Spring is Coming. Image taken with a Leica D-Lux 5 (ISO 100, 19.2 mm, f/3.3, 1/100 sec).

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Snow Drops in Bloom  -- Spring is Coming. Image taken with a Leica D-Lux 5 (ISO 100, 7.5 mm, f/3.2, 1/100 sec). (David J Mathre)
Snow Drops in Bloom -- Spring is Coming. Image taken with a Leica D-Lux 5 (ISO 100, 7.5 mm, f/3.2, 1/100 sec).

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Snow Drops and Purple Crocuses in Bloom  -- Spring is Coming. Image taken with a Leica D-Lux 5 (ISO 100, 7.5 mm, f/3.2, 1/100 sec). (David J Mathre)
Snow Drops and Purple Crocuses in Bloom -- Spring is Coming. Image taken with a Leica D-Lux 5 (ISO 100, 7.5 mm, f/3.2, 1/100 sec).

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Author: David Mathre

I am a scientist by training (Eckerd College, BSc; Caltech, Ph.D.). I worked for 27 years as a Chemist in the Pharmaceutical Industry developing processes to manufacture medicines for human and animal health. I now spend my time as a photographer and world traveler. My interests in photography include the natural world, wildlife, landscapes, skyscapes, and seascapes. I have traveled to over 50 countries over the last 10 years, often on Semester at Sea voyages. While at home in New Jersey, I spend time on a home renovation project and expanding my wildflower garden/meadow.

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