08-June-2011

Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

A back-lit image of a Maple Leaf. The light was going down fast, and I had to get this quickly — thus handheld with a heavy lens. A macro image from 15 feet.

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Backlit Maple Leaf. Backyard Nature in New Jersey.. Image taken with a Nikon D3x and 500 mm f/4 lens (ISO 125, 500 mm, f/4, 1/500 sec) handheld. Image processed with Capture One 6 Pro, Focus Magic, and Photoshop CS5. (David J Mathre)
Backlit Maple Leaf. Backyard Nature in New Jersey.. Image taken with a Nikon D3x and 500 mm f/4 lens (ISO 125, 500 mm, f/4, 1/500 sec) handheld. Image processed with Capture One 6 Pro, Focus Magic, and Photoshop CS5.

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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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