Five-Years Ago (26-March-2013) — New Jersey

Backyard Springtime Nature in New Jersey.

House Finch trying to hide in the shrubs behind my deck. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V2 camera, FT1 adapter, and 80-400 mm VRII lens (ISO 160, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/160 sec). Hand-held and manual focus.

Male House Finch. Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V2, FT1 adapter, and 80-400 mm VRII lens (ISO 160, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/160 sec). Hand-held and manual focus. (David J Mathre)
Male House Finch. Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V2, FT1 adapter, and 80-400 mm VRII lens (ISO 160, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/160 sec). Hand-held and manual focus. (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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