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. Images I post on Google+ are also forwarded to this Photo blog. I am a retired chemist that worked nearly thirty years in the Pharmaceutical industry. I took my first DSLR camera on a road trip across the United States, and became hooked, with my new passion becoming a photographer. I now spend all my time traveling and taking pictures. Since then I have visited over 50 countries, many on Semester at Sea voyages. My photographic interests include travel, the natural world, landscapes, and photographic techniques. I always want to learn something new and the only way to become better is to learn from mistakes.

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Today (07-May-2017) — New Jersey

My house pet. I haven’t seen one of these for a long time. This one got caught in my bathtub and couldn’t get out. I’m told they eat other insects and spiders. After taking the picture, I let it go outside. Now that is starting to warm up outside, I am seeing a number of ants scouting the house for food. After my renovation and spring cleaning they are not finding much.

Spring Indoor Nature in New Jersey. Scutigera coleoptrata House Centipede (Not a Silverfish). Image taken with a Nikon Df camera and 105 mm f/2.8 VR macro lens (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/11, 1/125 sec) and SB-910 flash. Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 10, Focus Magic, and Silver Efex Pro. (David J Mathre)

Spring Indoor Nature in New Jersey. Scutigera coleoptrata House Centipede (Not a Silverfish). Image taken with a Nikon Df camera and 105 mm f/2.8 VR macro lens (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/11, 1/125 sec) and SB-910 flash. Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 10, Focus Magic, and Silver Efex Pro. (David J Mathre)

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