Saturday (18-April-2020) — New Jersey

Backyard Springtime Nature in New Jersey.

Tulip and Daffodil flowers after the overnight spring rains. First Plum tree flowers this spring.

Orange Tulip Flower after the rain. Image taken with a Nikon D850 camera and 105 mm f/1.4 lens (ISO 800, 105 mm, f/2.8, 1/8000 sec) (DAVID J MATHRE)
Orange Tulip Flower after the rain. Image taken with a Nikon D850 camera and 105 mm f/1.4 lens (ISO 800, 105 mm, f/2.8, 1/8000 sec) (DAVID J MATHRE)
Pink Tulip Flower after the rain. Image taken with a Nikon D850 camera and 105 mm f/1.4 lens (ISO 800, 105 mm, f/2.8, 1/8000 sec) (DAVID J MATHRE)
Pink Tulip Flower after the rain. Image taken with a Nikon D850 camera and 105 mm f/1.4 lens (ISO 800, 105 mm, f/2.8, 1/8000 sec) (DAVID J MATHRE)
Daffodil Flower after the rain. Image taken with a Nikon D850 camera and 105 mm f/1.4 lens (ISO 800, 105 mm, f/2.8, 1/8000 sec) (DAVID J MATHRE)
Daffodil Flower after the rain. Image taken with a Nikon D850 camera and 105 mm f/1.4 lens (ISO 800, 105 mm, f/2.8, 1/8000 sec) (DAVID J MATHRE)
Pink Tulip Flower after the rain. Image taken with a Nikon D850 camera and 105 mm f/1.4 lens (ISO 800, 105 mm, f/2.8, 1/8000 sec) (DAVID J MATHRE)
Pink Tulip Flower after the rain. Image taken with a Nikon D850 camera and 105 mm f/1.4 lens (ISO 800, 105 mm, f/2.8, 1/8000 sec) (DAVID J MATHRE)
Orange Tulip Flower after the rain. Image taken with a Nikon D850 camera and 105 mm f/1.4 lens (ISO 800, 105 mm, f/2.8, 1/6400 sec) (DAVID J MATHRE)
Orange Tulip Flower after the rain. Image taken with a Nikon D850 camera and 105 mm f/1.4 lens (ISO 800, 105 mm, f/2.8, 1/6400 sec) (DAVID J MATHRE)
Red Tulip Flower after the rain. Image taken with a Nikon D850 camera and 105 mm f/1.4 lens (ISO 800, 105 mm, f/2.8, 1/4000 sec) (DAVID J MATHRE)
Red Tulip Flower after the rain. Image taken with a Nikon D850 camera and 105 mm f/1.4 lens (ISO 800, 105 mm, f/2.8, 1/4000 sec) (DAVID J MATHRE)
Pink Plum tree flower. Image taken with a Nikon D850 camera and 105 mm f/1.4 lens (ISO 800, 105 mm, f/2.8, 1/1250 sec) (DAVID J MATHRE)
Pink Plum tree flower. Image taken with a Nikon D850 camera and 105 mm f/1.4 lens (ISO 800, 105 mm, f/2.8, 1/1250 sec) (DAVID J MATHRE)

Daily Electric Energy Used (60.5 kWh) from Sense Home Energy Monitor and Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (18.2 kWh) from SolSystems and Locus Energy. Lots of clouds. A deficit of 42.3 kWh.


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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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