Saturday (20-August-2011) — New Jersey

Summertime Nature in New Jersey: Sourland Mountain Preserve.

I returned to the Sourland Mountain Preserve with a Macro and Telephoto lens. We had rain last night (again) and there was a lot of dew on the plants. I used the Macro lens to capture grass with dew and thistle buds with dew.

Dew on Grass. Sourland Mountain Preserve. Summer Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro lens (ISO 200, 105 mm, f/16, 1/125 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. (David J Mathre)
Dew on Grass. Image taken with a Nikon D3s camera and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro lens (ISO 200, 105 mm, f/16, 1/125 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. (David J Mathre)
Dew on Thistle Flower Buds. Sourland Mountain Preserve. Summer Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro lens (ISO 200, 105 mm, f/16, 1/125 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. (David J Mathre)
Dew on Thistle Flower Buds. Image taken with a Nikon D3s camera and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro lens (ISO 200, 105 mm, f/16, 1/125 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. (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 updating images in My Image of the Day Photoblog, and My eBird (with images of nearly 450 bird species). hope post COVID-19 to be a world traveler again. My interests include the natural world, wildlife, landscapes, sky, and seascapes, travel, and astrophotography. I look for unique ways of viewing the world and presenting my images. I have traveled to over 55 countries in six continents, often on Semester at Sea voyages. While at home in New Jersey, I spend time on home renovation and expansion of a wildflower garden/meadow.

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