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Simple Clicks – iris in color vs black & white

A short carry-over from my previous post on photographing iris blossoms with my old Takumar manual lens; when I started working through them in post, I made copies…

Iris macros

I’m not much of a flower guy, when it comes to photography.  It’s a popular subject for many, and there’s certainly a beauty in it, but it just…

BRENT PENNINGTON Autumn foliage and wild grasses glow in the golden light of sunrise at the RC field at Lackawanna State Park on the morning of 04 October 2015.

Simple Clicks – glimpse of autumn

Following my early morning skunking, I was rewarded with a bit of luck; about the time I was driving out of the park, the sky finally started to…

BRENT PENNINGTON Pink lily blossoms float atop lily pads in a quiet section of Beltzville Lake at Beltzville State Park on the morning of 28 August 2015.

Simple Clicks – water lilies

What is it about water lilies that make them so lovely?  I think it might have something to do with how inaccessible they are, softly faceted gem blossoms…

BRENT PENNINGTON Small and delicate pink flowers from an aquatic plant dot the surface of Gouldsboro Lake on the afternoon of 23 July 2015.

Simple Clicks – mystery flower, again

This flower is, as the title suggests, a mystery.  This one was photographed at Gouldsboro State Park, and I have encountered it only once before, down at nearby…

BRENT PENNINGTON Water lilys in full bloom on Gouldsboro Lake on the afternoon of 23 July 2015.

Simple Clicks – lily reflection

While kayaking at Gouldsboro State Park a few weeks back, I snapped this frame, just as I was heading out on my afternoon paddling adventure.  Blazing white lilies…

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…

Simple Clicks – spring wildflowers

Okay, I’ll admit it – sometimes I take flower photos.  The internet may be filled with them, but now and then nature puts on a display that I…

Simple Clicks – macro dew

A late post for yesterday, which I missed while on the road.  This is a forsythia bush, just starting to blossom – they’re fairly common in NEPA and…

Simple Clicks – goldenrod at sunrise

Goldenrod at sunrise, intensely back-lit and glowing.  It’s one of those shots I just couldn’t resist taking, even if it is a little un-grounded in a compositional sense….

Simple Clicks – moonset

From the morning of 10 August, while I was on my way to Fords Pond for some sunrise kayaking.  I was passing Abington Area Community Park, almost to…

Simple Clicks – Macro in the garden

Playing around in the garden one morning a couple of months back, with the old Takumar 50mm macro lens.  I’m always amazed at how even the smallest breath…