Three-Years Ago (24-November-2013) — New Jersey

Backyard Autumn Nature in New Jersey: Turkey Vulture

Turkey vulture soaring near the moon. I haven’t figured how to get both the moon and bird to be in focus at the same time…

Turkey Vulture and the Moon. Backyard Autumn Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D3s camera and 300 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 1600, 300 mm, f/2.8, 1/1000 sec). (David J Mathre)
Turkey Vulture and the Moon. Backyard Autumn Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D3s camera and 300 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 1600, 300 mm, f/2.8, 1/1000 sec). (David J Mathre)

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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