Wednesday (20-October-2021) — New Jersey

Autumn Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

Colorful clouds at dawn. Composite of 12 images taken with a Leica CL camera and 23 mm f/2 lens.

Dawn. (David J Mathre)
Colorful Dawn Clouds. Composite of 12 image taken with a Leica CL camera and 23 mm f/2 lens. (David J Mathre)

Birds of the day viewed at the birdfeeder and in the backyard: Mourning Dove, House Finch.


Birds of the day. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Daily Electric Energy Used (41.0 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (32.6 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Sun. Deficit of 8.4 kWh.

Monday (18-October-2021) — New Jersey

Autumn Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

Colorful clouds at dawn. I haven’t done a dawn landscape image for a while. Both single and composite images taken with a Leica CL camera and 23 mm f/2 lens.


Dawn view from the backyard. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Birds of the day viewed at the birdfeeder and in the backyard: Canada Geese, Mourning Dove, Turkey Vulture, Northern Flicker, Blue Jay, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, Carolina Wren, American Robin, House Finch, Chipping Sparrow, Northern Cardinal.


Birds of the day. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.


Birds of the day. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.


Birds of the day in trees. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Flowers of the Day: Cosmos, Marigold, Plains Coreopsis. One set of images of a Honey Bee feeding on a white Cosmos flower.


Flowers of the day. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.


White Cosmos and Honey Bee. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

When I returned from the Post Office, there were deer inside the fenced wildflower meadow. The doe jumped over the fence, but the fawn had a hard time finding a place to go under the fence. After regrouping, I noticed a 6-point buck watching the activity from a distance.


Critters of the day. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Daily Electric Energy Used (39.6 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (24.6 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Sun and clouds. Deficit of 15.0 kWh.

Wednesday (09-December-2020) — New Jersey

Autumn Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

Colorful Clouds at Dawn. Full image size (20462 x 7971 pixel).

Colorful Clouds at Dawn. (David J Mathre)
Colorful Clouds at Dawn. Composite of eight images taken with a Leica SL2 camera and 50 mm f/1.4 lens (ISO 400, 50 mm, f/2.8, 1/80 sec). Raw images processed with Capture One Pro, and combined using AutoPano Giga Pro. (David J Mathre)


Colorful Clouds at Dawn split into 4 image. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Daily Electric Energy Used (73.3 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (9.8 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Clouds with some rain. Geothermal HVAC system on. A deficit of 43.0 kWh.

Thirteen-Years Ago (04-December-2007) — Colorado

Late Autumn Clouds over Boulder.

I miss Boulder.

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Orange and Black Clouds Over Boulder. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 17-35 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, 35 mm, f/11, 1/8 sec). (David J Mathre)

Daily Electric Energy Used (52.5 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (6.9 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Cloudy. Geothermal HVAC system on. A deficit of 45.6 kWh.

Sunday (15-November-2020) — New Jersey

Autumn Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

Crepuscular rays and colorful clouds at dawn.

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Daily Electric Energy Used (52.3 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (14.6 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Sun and clouds. Geothermal HVAC system on. A deficit of 37.7 kWh.

Weekly Electric Energy Used (286 kWh) from Sense. Weekly Solar Electric Energy Produced (117 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Geothermal HVAC system on, Forced Air-Dryer for Hot Peppers. A deficit of 169 kWh.