One-Year Ago (30-April-2013) — Italy

Gone to See Europe and North Africa. Semester at Sea Spring 2013 Enrichment Voyage on the MV Explorer. Ultimate Travel Photography Workshop IV with Michael Mariant. Day 5: Tuscany, Italy.

Watching a lizard sunning in warm Tuscany sunlight while waiting for our pizza to cook. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V2 camera and 10-100 mm VR lens (ISO 160, 100 mm, f/5.6, 1/500 sec).

Lizard Sunning in Tuscany, Italy. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V2 camera and 10-100 mm VR lens (ISO 160, 100 mm, f/5.6, 1/500 sec). (David J Mathre)
Lizard Sunning in Tuscany, Italy. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V2 camera and 10-100 mm VR lens (ISO 160, 100 mm, f/5.6, 1/500 sec). (David J Mathre)

Two-Years Ago (14-April-2012) — New Jersey

Backyard Spring Nature in New Jersey.

Young Turkey Vulture (showing up the day before tax day…) Image taken with a Nikon D3s camera and 300 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 280, 300 mm, f/2.8, 1/320 sec).

Young Turkey Vulture. Backyard Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 300 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 280, 300 mm, f/2.8, 1/320 sec). (David J Mathre)
Young Turkey Vulture. Backyard Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 300 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 280, 300 mm, f/2.8, 1/320 sec). (David J Mathre)

Six-Years Ago (09-April-2008) — Arizona

Page Arizona Photography Workshop with Winston Hall. Day 2: Upper Antelope Canyon.

Upper Antelope Canyon (with Ghost). Image taken with a Nikon D3 camera and 24 mm f/3.5 PC-E lens (ISO 200, 24 mm, f/11, 6 sec)

Upper Antelope Canyon, Page Arizona. Image taken with a Nikon D3 camera and 24-70 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, 24 mm, f/11, 6 sec). Image processed with Capture One Pro. Converted to B&W with NIK Silver Efex Pro 2 (David J Mathre)
Upper Antelope Canyon, Page Arizona. Image taken with a Nikon D3 camera and 24-70 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, 24 mm, f/11, 6 sec). Image processed with Capture One Pro. Converted to B&W with NIK Silver Efex Pro 2 (David J Mathre)

Sunday (06-April-2014) — New Jersey

Springtime Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

Turkey Vulture Soaring Under a Spring Moon. Image taken with a Nikon Df camera and 80-400 mm VRII lens (ISO 140, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/1600 sec).

Turkey Vulture Soaring Under a Spring Moon. Backyard Spring Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon Df camera and 80-400 mm VRII lens (ISO 140, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/1600 sec). (David J Mathre)
Turkey Vulture Soaring Under a Spring Moon. Image taken with a Nikon Df camera and 80-400 mm VRII lens (ISO 140, 400 mm, f/5.6, 1/1600 sec). (David J Mathre)

For an earlier version of a Turkey Vulture flying past the moon check out (24-February-2007)