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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…

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Sunrise over the marsh at the north end of Fords Pond on the morning of 18 April 2015.

First Fords

Two weeks back now, on a cool morning that also marked the opening of fishing season here in NEPA, I made my first visit to Fords Pond for…

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Hiking the Pine Barrens

12 April 2015 – this Sunday was such a beautiful day that it would have been a crime to spend it indoors.  So once my outside chores were…

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Winter in B&W

And we’re back!  Although to start off this weekend, I’m stepping back to late February with some snow-filled photos, despite the fact that the snow is now (thankfully)…

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Ice fishing holes 02

Following my post from last week, I’ve since returned to Lackawanna State Park and trekked farther across the well-frozen lake.  While on the water, so to speak, I…

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Views of winter

A last few photos from my winter hike, for which I arrived over prepared.  I set out with my Frog Tog waterproof pants on over my jeans, bundled…

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Ice Fishing

Last weekend, when the temperature finally rose above zero – and above freezing – I trekked out to the park for my annual “go stand on the ice”…

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Simple Clicks – takeoff

A couple of neat finds from my hike on Sunday afternoon.  We’d had an inch or two of snowfall the night before and the woods were filled with…

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Simple Clicks – passing memory

One of my favorite photos from my visit to Promised Land State Park, I captured this outside of the wildlife blind at the beginning of my hike.  I…

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Wind and snow

After my eagle adventure the weekend before last, I stopped at Promised Land State Park on my way home.  The eagling had been poor and I knew that…

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A Cold Morning at Trostle

I crawled out of bed last weekend before sunrise and drove up darkened roads to Trostle Pond, clutching my mug of coffee and uttering silent thanks that during…

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Simple Clicks – Mirror Morning

Mirrored-lake mornings like this are somewhat rare in my experience; the water only gets that intense glassy look now and then.  So I’m always pleased when I’m in…