Monday (21-May-2012) — New Jersey

Indoor Springtime Nature in New Jersey.

Last night, one of my creepy crawly house pets Scutigera Coleoptrata (House Centipede) came out to visit me in my bedroom. I decided that I wasn’t that tired, so spent some time taking macro images — until it got tired of the flash and went away.

One of My Creepy Crawly House Pets Came Out to Visit Me in My Bedroom Last Night. Scutigera Coleoptrata (House Centipede) -- Not a Silverfish. Image taken with a Nikon D3x and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/16, 1/60 sec) with SB-R200 Ring Flash. Raw image processed with Photoshop CS6. (David J. Mathre)

One of My Creepy Crawly House Pets Came Out to Visit Me in My Bedroom Last Night. Scutigera Coleoptrata (House Centipede) -- Not a Silverfish. Image taken with a Nikon D3x and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/16, 1/60 sec) with SB-R200 Ring Flash. Raw image processed with Photoshop CS6. (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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