Five-Years Ago (11-March-2012) — New Jersey

Some more late winter flowers from my daily walkabout. Hope for spring. Images taken with a Nikon 1 V1 camera and 30-110 mm VR lens. I got to really like this lightweight camera.

White Snow Drop Bloom. Backyard winter nature in New Jersey -- spring must be coming. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V1 camera and 30-110 mm VR lens (ISO 100, 110 mm, f/5.6, 1/800 sec). (David J Mathre)
White Snow Drop Bloom. Backyard winter nature in New Jersey — spring must be coming. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V1 camera and 30-110 mm VR lens (ISO 100, 110 mm, f/5.6, 1/800 sec). (David J Mathre)
Purple Crocus Bloom. Backyard winter nature in New Jersey -- spring must be coming. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V1 camera and 30-110 mm VR lens (ISO 100, 110 mm, f/5.6, 1/320 sec). (David J Mathre)
Purple Crocus Bloom. Backyard winter nature in New Jersey — spring must be coming. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V1 camera and 30-110 mm VR lens (ISO 100, 110 mm, f/5.6, 1/320 sec). (David J Mathre)
Daffodil Bloom. Backyard winter nature in New Jersey -- spring must be coming. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V1 camera and 30-110 mm VR lens (ISO 100, 110 mm, f/5.6, 1/640 sec). (David J Mathre)
Daffodil Bloom. Backyard winter nature in New Jersey — spring must be coming. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V1 camera and 30-110 mm VR lens (ISO 100, 110 mm, f/5.6, 1/640 sec). (David J Mathre)

Six-Years Ago (11-March-2011) — New Jersey

The purple crocus flowers kept opening and getting bigger. These images were taken with a point & shoot Leica D-Lux 5 camera.

Early purple crocus blooms. Late winter nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Leica D-Lux-5 camera (ISO 100, 8 mm, f/2.8, 1/320 sec). (David J Mathre)
Early purple crocus blooms. Late winter nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Leica D-Lux-5 camera (ISO 100, 8 mm, f/2.8, 1/320 sec). (David J Mathre)
Early purple crocus blooms. Late winter nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Leica D-Lux-5 camera (ISO 100, 19 mm, f/4, 1/400 sec). (David J Mathre)
Early purple crocus blooms. Late winter nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Leica D-Lux-5 camera (ISO 100, 19 mm, f/4, 1/400 sec). (David J Mathre)
Early purple crocus blooms. Late winter nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Leica D-Lux-5 camera (ISO 100, 19 mm, f/4.5, 1/800 sec). (David J Mathre)
Early purple crocus blooms. Late winter nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Leica D-Lux-5 camera (ISO 100, 19 mm, f/4.5, 1/800 sec). (David J Mathre)

Ten-Years Ago (11-March-2007) — New Jersey

Walkabout in my backyard on a winter day looking for birds. Black-capped Chickadee and Northern Cardinals.

Black-capped chickadee. Backyard winter nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs camera and 80-400 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/500 sec). (David J Mathre)
Black-capped chickadee. Backyard winter nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs camera and 80-400 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/500 sec). (David J Mathre)
Female Northern Red Cardinal in the afternoon sun. Backyard winter nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs camera and 80-400 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/640 sec). (David J Mathre)
Female Northern Red Cardinal in the afternoon sun. Backyard winter nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs camera and 80-400 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/640 sec). (David J Mathre)
Northern Northern Red Cardinal in the afternoon sun. Backyard winter nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs camera and 80-400 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/320 sec). (David J Mathre)
Northern Northern Red Cardinal in the afternoon sun. Backyard winter nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs camera and 80-400 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/320 sec). (David J Mathre)