Wednesday (25-October-2017) — New Jersey

Backyard Autumn Nature

After raining most of the day, the clouds started clearing in the west allowing the late afternoon sun to light up the trees with their fall colors. All I had to do was step out onto my patio and point the camera east.

Late afternoon autumn colors. Backyard nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Leica T camera and 18-55 mm zoom lens (ISO 100, 22 mm, f/4.5, 1/160 sec). (David J Mathre)
Late afternoon autumn colors. Backyard nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Leica T camera and 18-55 mm zoom lens (ISO 100, 22 mm, f/4.5, 1/160 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 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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