BRENT PENNINGTON A dragonfly fresh from it's nymph stage clings to a reed next to it's shed exoskeleton. Kent Pond, Killington, VT, on the morning of 12 June 2015.

Simple Clicks – brand new dragonflies

I found these guys at the start of my kayak visit to Kent Pond in Vermont.  At first I wasn’t sure what I was looking at, as a…

BRENT PENNINGTON Kayaking on Kent Pond in Killington, VT, on the morning of 12 June 2015.

Simple Clicks – Kent Pond

When you reach the back of Kent Pond by water, the far northern northern cove, you find the outflow dam and, as you approach it, the water forms…

BRENT PENNINGTON The lower falls at Kent Brook, where it flows into Kent Pond, in Killington, VT, on the morning of 12 June 2015.

Playing in the water in Vermont

When I finished my loon adventure on Kent Pond, I paddled back towards the boat launch, continuing past it down the channel through the marsh to Kent Brook’s…

BRENT PENNINGTON A Common Loon swims on the surface of Kent Pond in Killington, VT, on the morning of 12 June 2015.

Loons in Vermont

When I went to Vermont a couple of weeks back, I drive over 600 miles round trip with the red Impulse 10 strapped to the Jeep’s roof racks….

BRENT PENNINGTON Hyacinth blossoms photographed with a macro lens after blooming, 19 April 2015.

Hyacinth Macro

I have an old Takumar 50mm f/4 macro lens.  It’s an m42 mount lens from the 1970s or thereabout, that I picked up used for a great price…

Arts on Fire 2015

Another new post over at my other site, featuring this year’s Arts on Fire at the Historic Scranton Iron Furnaces. Check it out! Related Posts:Simple Clicks – DowntownSimple…

BRENT PENNINGTON Kayaking at the Chittenden Reservoir on the afternoon of 14 June 2015.

Simple Clicks – noodling around the reservoir

My final time on the water in Vermont wasn’t a photographic expedition; I only took the P&S.  It was a trip out to the Chittenden Reservoir, our perennial…

BRENT PENNINGTON The Gorham covered bridge in Pittsford, VT, as seen from Otter Creek on the morning of 14 June 2015.

Otter Creek in Proctor

I spent a long weekend in Vermont last week, back for my annual visit to see the family.  Unlike my previous visits, however, this time I made sure…

Riverfest 2015

Last weekend marked one of my highlight events of the year, LRCA’s Riverfest.  This was my third year participating in the Canoe-a-thon, launching from a park in Archbald,…

First Friday @ BP:P

Click the photo above to check out my professional portraiture/promotional photography site for a new post from Scranton’s latest First Friday.  This batch is a combo of portraiture…

BRENT PENNINGTON Sunrise amid the fog on a 34* morning on Lackawanna Lake, 24 May 2015.

GMPE: Part 5 – Lackawanna Lake

The final morning of my Great May Photo Expedition dawned sunny, but cold.  As in, really-goddamn-34-degrees-in-late-May cold.  I dragged myself out to Lackawanna Lake and launched from Bullhead…

BRENT PENNINGTON A Great Blue Heron hunts in the reeds at Lackawanna State Park on the evening of 23 May 2015.

GMPE: Part 4 – Lackawanna Lake

Saturday evening I drove up to Lackawanna State Park with the little red Impulse, really more interested in paddling for the sake of paddling, but with the camera…