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BRENT PENNINGTON A Great Blue Heron perches in a tree above Fords Pond on the morning of 12 July 2015.

Simple Clicks – portraits of John

It’s been a good summer for John the Heron – I’ve seen him, and his relatives, all over the place.  And especially up at Fords Pond, where on…

BRENT PENNINGTON Duckweed coats the surface of Fords Pond in the far northern bay on the morning of 12 July 2015.

Simple Clicks – duckweed

Duckweed.  It’s a generic term that covers a wide range of free-floating aquatic plants that appear midsummer to blanket the surface of still waters, forming a rippling green mat…

BRENT PENNINGTON Kayaking on Lackawanna Lake during a cold summer rain on the afternoon of 27 June 2015.

Simple Clicks – rain on the lake

Just a few shots from my paddle in the rain, taken just before I returned to shore.  I held the TG-3 down as low to the surface of…

BRENT PENNINGTON Kayaking on Lackawanna Lake during a cold summer rain on the afternoon of 27 June 2015.

Kayaking in the rain

I headed out a while back on a rainy Sunday afternoon with the little red Impulse on the roof rack and put in at Bullhead Bay, up at…

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 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 Kayaking along the northern shore of Tobyhanna Lake, Tobyhanna State Park, on the morning of 22 May 2015.

GMPE: Part 2 – Tobyhanna Lake

The second stop on my Great May Photo Expedition was Tobyhanna State Park, where I launched the kayak for a windy late-morning paddle.  I’m normally a on-the-water-at-dawn sort…

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Simple Clicks – shore ice

Although there was still ice on the lake this past weekend, in the 2.5 miles I paddled I only found two places where any snow or ice remained…

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First Paddle of Spring

11 April 2015 – Saturday morning and, for the first time in months, I got some time on the water.  I made it up to Bullhead Bay just…

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Simple Clicks – last of the snow

A few final captures from the end of winter, the last early-spring snowstorm that hit us in the final weeks of March.  I drove up to Lackawanna State…

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Simple Clicks – ice!

This is why I still can’t go kayaking…  A solid 16+ inches of ice covering the lake.  The park folks must have quarried this out, as it was…