Eight-Years Ago (18-Janurary-2009) — New Jersey

Winter Nature in New Jersey — Sourland Mountain Preserve.

A winter walk at the Sourland Mountain Preserve. Images taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 18-200 mm VR lens.

Winter Winding Road. Sourland Mountain Preserve. Nikon D300 18-200 mm f/3.5-5.6 VR lens (ISO 200, 50 mm, f/8, 1/250 sec). (David J Mathre)
Winter Winding Road. Sourland Mountain Preserve. Nikon D300 18-200 mm f/3.5-5.6 VR lens (ISO 200, 50 mm, f/8, 1/250 sec). (David J Mathre)
Winter Grass with Snow. Sourland Mountain Preserve. Nikon D300 18-200 mm f/3.5-5.6 VR lens (ISO 200, 95 mm, f/7.1, 1/200 sec) (David J Mathre)
Winter Grass with Snow. Sourland Mountain Preserve. Nikon D300 18-200 mm f/3.5-5.6 VR lens (ISO 200, 95 mm, f/7.1, 1/200 sec) (David J Mathre)
Winter Grass with Snow. Sourland Mountain Preserve. Nikon D300 18-200 mm f/3.5-5.6 VR lens (ISO 200, 200 mm, f/7.1, 1/200 sec) (David J Mathre)
Winter Grass with Snow. Sourland Mountain Preserve. Nikon D300 18-200 mm f/3.5-5.6 VR lens (ISO 200, 200 mm, f/7.1, 1/200 sec) (David J Mathre)
It would be difficult to skate with the pond covered with snow. It is not that cold so you would probably fall through the ice if you even tried. A winter walk at the Sourland Mountain Preserve. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 18-200 mm lens (ISO 200, 200 mm, f/7, 1/200 sec). (David J Mathre)
It would be difficult to skate with the pond covered with snow. It is not that cold so you would probably fall through the ice if you even tried. A winter walk at the Sourland Mountain Preserve. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 18-200 mm lens (ISO 200, 200 mm, f/7, 1/200 sec). (David J Mathre)

“If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” A winter walk at the Sourland Mountain Preserve. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 18-200 mm lens (ISO 200, 90 mm, f/5.6, 1/125 sec).

"If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?" A winter walk at the Sourland Mountain Preserve. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 18-200 mm lens (ISO 200, 90 mm, f/5.6, 1/125 sec). (David J Mathre)
“If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” A winter walk at the Sourland Mountain Preserve. Image taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 18-200 mm lens (ISO 200, 90 mm, f/5.6, 1/125 sec). (David J Mathre)

Three-Years Ago (28-May-2012) — New Jersey

Springtime Nature in New Jersey. Sourland Mountain Preserve.

Canada goose with aquatic grass in a pond at the Sourland Mountain Preserve. Image taken with a Nikon D800 and 500 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 250, 500 mm, f/4, 1/500 sec).

Canadian Goose with Aquatic Grass in a Pond at the Sourland Mountain Preserve. Image taken with a Nikon D800 and 500 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 250, 500 mm, f/4, 1/500 sec). (David J Mathre)
Canadian Goose with Aquatic Grass in a Pond at the Sourland Mountain Preserve. Image taken with a Nikon D800 and 500 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 250, 500 mm, f/4, 1/500 sec). (David J Mathre)

Two-Years Ago (05-October-2012) — New Jersey

Fall Nature in New Jersey. Sourland Mountain Preserve.

Gone Fishing at a Pond in the Sourland Mountain Preserve. Image taken with a Nikon D4 and 300 mm f/2.8 VR len + TC-E III 20 teleconverter .

Green Heron Gone Fishing at a Pond in the Sourland Mountain Preserve. Image taken with a Nikon D4 and 300 mm f/2.8 VR len + TC-E III 20 teleconverter (ISO 800, 600 mm, f/5.6, 1/500 sec). (David J Mathre)
Green Heron Gone Fishing at a Pond in the Sourland Mountain Preserve. Image taken with a Nikon D4 and 300 mm f/2.8 VR len + TC-E III 20 teleconverter (ISO 800, 600 mm, f/5.6, 1/500 sec). (David J Mathre)

 

Green Heron Swallowing a Fish at a Pond in the Sourland Mountain Preserve. Image taken with a Nikon D4 and 300 mm f/2.8 VR len + TC-E III 20 teleconverter (ISO 220, 600 mm, f/5.6, 1/640 sec). (David J Mathre)
Green Heron Swallowing a Fish at a Pond in the Sourland Mountain Preserve. Image taken with a Nikon D4 and 300 mm f/2.8 VR len + TC-E III 20 teleconverter (ISO 220, 600 mm, f/5.6, 1/640 sec). (David J Mathre)

Two-Years Ago (19-May-2012) — New Jersey

Springtime in New Jersey. Sourland Mountain Preserve.

I had gone for a walkabout at the Sourland Mountain Preserve. There was a family of Canada Geese swimming in the pond near the parking lot. After trying a number of different angles, I finally managed to catch them in formation. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V1 + FT1 adapter + 70-200 mm f/2.8 VRII lens (ISO 400, 200 mm, f/5.6, 1/320 sec). FOV = 540 mm with a 35 mm sensor.

Two Canadian Geese + Seven Goslings. Sourland Mountain Preserve in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V1 + FT1 adapter + 70-200 mm f/2.8 VRII lens (ISO 400, 200 mm, f/5.6, 1/320 sec). FOV = 540 mm with a 35 mm sensor. (David J Mathre)
Two Canadian Geese + Seven Goslings. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V1 + FT1 adapter + 70-200 mm f/2.8 VRII lens (ISO 400, 200 mm, f/5.6, 1/320 sec). (David J Mathre)