Saturday (17-March-2018) — New Jersey

Late-Winter Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

A deer checking out the large branch that broke off during the last Nor’easter. The branch is larger than I can cut with my battery-powered chain saw. The prediction is for yet another Nor’easter next week.

Deer checking out the large branch that broke off the pine tree during the last Nor'easter. Image taken with a Nikon D5 camera and 80-400 mm VRII lens (ISO 4000, 130 mm, f/4.8, 1/2000 sec). (David J Mathre)
Deer checking out the large branch that broke off the pine tree during the last Nor’easter. Image taken with a Nikon D5 camera and 80-400 mm VRII lens (ISO 4000, 130 mm, f/4.8, 1/2000 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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