Today (08-August-2017) — New Jersey

Some images from my afternoon walkabout in the backyard wildflower meadow.

Tuffie the one-eyed cat caught hunting on the wrong side of the street. Backyard summer nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Leica T camera and 55-135 mm lens (ISO 500, 135 mm, f/5.6, 1/400 sec). (David J Mathre)
Tuffie the one-eyed cat caught hunting on the wrong side of the street. Backyard summer nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Leica T camera and 55-135 mm lens (ISO 500, 135 mm, f/5.6, 1/400 sec). (David J Mathre)

 

Red Hot Poker flower. Backyard summer nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Leica T camera and 55-135 mm zoom lens (ISO 1000, 135 mm, f/5.6, 1/400 sec). (David J Mathre)
Red Hot Poker flower. Backyard summer nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Leica T camera and 55-135 mm zoom lens (ISO 1000, 135 mm, f/5.6, 1/400 sec). (David J Mathre)

 

White Burma Gourd flower. Backyard summer nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Leica T camera and 55-135 mm zoom lens (ISO 400, 135 mm, f/5.6, 1/400 sec). (David J Mathre)
White Burma Gourd flower. Backyard summer nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Leica T camera and 55-135 mm zoom lens (ISO 400, 135 mm, f/5.6, 1/400 sec). (David J Mathre)

 

Pair of Robber Flies mating. Backyard summer nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Leica T camera and 55-135 mm zoom lens (ISO 1250, 135 mm, f/5.6, 1/400 sec). (David J Mathre)
Pair of Robber Flies mating. Backyard summer nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Leica T camera and 55-135 mm zoom lens (ISO 1250, 135 mm, f/5.6, 1/400 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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