Sunday (11-March-2018) — New Jersey

Late-Winter Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

The deer keep getting closer to the house looking for food as winter winds down. They have already clipped the yucca plants. Now all that is left is the grass.

Doe looking for a meal in the snow in the afternoon sun. Image taken with a Nikon D5 camera and 80-400 mm VRII telephoto zoom lens (ISO 400, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/400 sec) (David J Mathre)
Doe looking for a meal in the snow in the afternoon sun. Image taken with a Nikon D5 camera and 80-400 mm VRII telephoto zoom lens (ISO 400, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/400 sec) (David J Mathre)
Doe looking for a meal in the snow in the afternoon sun. Image taken with a Nikon D5 camera and 80-400 mm VRII telephoto zoom lens (ISO 500, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/400 sec) (David J Mathre)
Doe looking for a meal in the snow in the afternoon sun. Image taken with a Nikon D5 camera and 80-400 mm VRII telephoto zoom lens (ISO 500, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/400 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 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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