Five-Years Ago (02-June-2007) — New Jersey

Backyard Springtime Nature in New Jersey.

Several images of flowers, berries  seeds, and insects, in New Jersey, all taken with a Nikon 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro lens.

Wild Strawberry. Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro Lens (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/11, 1/60 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Focus Magic, Nik Color Efex Pro 3 (Tonal Contrast), Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. . (David J Mathre)
Wild Strawberry. Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro Lens (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/11, 1/60 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Focus Magic, Nik Color Efex Pro 3 (Tonal Contrast), Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. .
Spider. Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro Lens (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/11, 1/60 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Focus Magic, Nik Color Efex Pro 3 (Tonal Contrast), Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. . (David J Mathre)
Spider. Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro Lens (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/11, 1/60 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Focus Magic, Nik Color Efex Pro 3 (Tonal Contrast), Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. .
Wild While Raspberry Flowers. Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro Lens (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/11, 1/125 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Focus Magic, Nik Color Efex Pro 3 (Tonal Contrast), Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. . (David J Mathre)
Wild While Raspberry Flowers. Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro Lens (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/11, 1/125 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Focus Magic, Nik Color Efex Pro 3 (Tonal Contrast), Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. .
Small While Flowers. Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro Lens (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/11, 1/125 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Focus Magic, Nik Color Efex Pro 3 (Tonal Contrast), Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. . (David J Mathre)
Small While Flowers. Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro Lens (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/11, 1/125 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Focus Magic, Nik Color Efex Pro 3 (Tonal Contrast), Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. .
Two While Flowers. Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro Lens (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/11, 1/125 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Focus Magic, Nik Color Efex Pro 3 (Tonal Contrast), Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. . (David J Mathre)
Two While Flowers. Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro Lens (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/11, 1/125 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Focus Magic, Nik Color Efex Pro 3 (Tonal Contrast), Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. .
Wild Raspberry Flowers. Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro Lens (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/11, 1/125 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Focus Magic, Nik Color Efex Pro 3 (Tonal Contrast), Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. . (David J Mathre)
Wild Raspberry Flowers. Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro Lens (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/11, 1/125 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Focus Magic, Nik Color Efex Pro 3 (Tonal Contrast), Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. .
Wild Raspberry Flower. Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro Lens (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/11, 1/60 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Focus Magic, Nik Color Efex Pro 3 (Tonal Contrast), Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. . (David J Mathre)
Wild Raspberry Flower. Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro Lens (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/11, 1/60 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Focus Magic, Nik Color Efex Pro 3 (Tonal Contrast), Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. .
Bee Pollinating a Wild Raspberry Flower. Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro Lens (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/11, 1/60 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Focus Magic, Nik Color Efex Pro 3 (Tonal Contrast), Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. . (David J Mathre)
Bee Pollinating a Wild Raspberry Flower. Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro Lens (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/11, 1/60 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Focus Magic, Nik Color Efex Pro 3 (Tonal Contrast), Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. .
Immature Pine Cones. Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro Lens (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/11, 1/60 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Focus Magic, Nik Color Efex Pro 3 (Tonal Contrast), Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. . (David J Mathre)
Immature Pine Cones. Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro Lens (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/11, 1/60 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Focus Magic, Nik Color Efex Pro 3 (Tonal Contrast), Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. .
Immature Sycamore Seed. Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro Lens (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/11, 1/60 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Focus Magic, Nik Color Efex Pro 3 (Tonal Contrast), Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. . (David J Mathre)
Immature Sycamore Seed. Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro Lens (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/11, 1/60 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Focus Magic, Nik Color Efex Pro 3 (Tonal Contrast), Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. .
Wild Raspberry. Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro Lens (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/11, 1/60 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Focus Magic, Nik Color Efex Pro 3 (Tonal Contrast), Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. . (David J Mathre)
Wild Raspberry. Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro Lens (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/11, 1/60 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Focus Magic, Nik Color Efex Pro 3 (Tonal Contrast), Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. .
Wild Raspberry. Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro Lens (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/11, 1/60 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Focus Magic, Nik Color Efex Pro 3 (Tonal Contrast), Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. . (David J Mathre)
Wild Raspberry. Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs and 105 mm f/2.8 VR Macro Lens (ISO 100, 105 mm, f/11, 1/60 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Focus Magic, Nik Color Efex Pro 3 (Tonal Contrast), Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. .

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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