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BRENT PENNINGTON Colorful clouds hang over Prompton Lake as a late-summer storm passes on the evening of 13 September 2013.

Bad weather, baby

I’m stealing lines from songs again – this time Sonny Landreth’s “Bad Weather” – but it’s fitting for this set of photos, which was indeed shot during what…

BRENT PENNINGTON Afloat on the Susquehanna River north of Falls, PA, on the evening of 08 September 2013.

An evening on the Susquehanna

Kayaking season is drawing to a close, which means that summer and even autumn are almost gone.  They went by really fast this year and looking back I’m…

BRENT PENNINGTON Twilight settles over Promption Lake in blues and purples; Promption State Park on the evening of 24 August 2013.

An Evening on Prompton Lake

It’s been a while between posts lately. The usual excuses all apply: things have gotten busy and I simply haven’t had the time or energy to get out…

BRENT PENNINGTON Panoramic view from mid-stream in Mud Run at Hickory Run State Park on the afternoon of 05 August 2013.

Hickory Run State Park

We’re stepping back over a month here to my visit to Hickory Run State Park, a place I’ve only been once before and even now have hardly begun…

BRENT PENNINGTON View to the southwest from atop Camelback Mountain in Big Pocono State Park on the evening of 12 August 2013.

Big Pocono

With summer waning and my free time with it, I’ve been making more of an effort these past weeks to get out and do things.  Back in April…

BRENT PENNINGTON Panoramic view of Pole Bridge Run at Tobyhanna State Park on the morning of 26 July 2013.

A perfect summer day

This is what a perfect summer day looks like.  Just in case anyone is wondering and hasn’t seen one for themselves.  This was a couple of weeks back,…

BRENT PENNINGTON Low bush blueberries ripen in the pine barrens at the Eales Preserve on the morning of 30 June 2013.

Blueberries

“This morning I sat on top of a mountain just after sunrise and dined on low bush blueberries still fresh with dew.  There can be no great sign,…

BRENT PENNINGTON The shoreline of Lower Lake at Promised Land State Park rendered in black & white. Photographed on the morning of 27 May 2013.

Not quite right

This image – and the others in this post – are almost two months old.  I shot them while out in the kayak, on a trip to Promised…

BRENT PENNINGTON Sunrise over the now drained Beaver Pond near Pico Mtn, VT, on the morning of 16 June 2013.

Beaver Pond

I was able to get a few new sites in during my time in Vermont; this was the first of them, Beaver Pond, near Pico Mountain.  As you…

Bald Eagle

Looking for Spring

Although this week marks the beginning of astronomical Spring, you sure can’t tell it from the weather. The temperatures in Northeastern Pennsylvania have been a good 10-15 degrees…

BRENT PENNINGTON Sunrise over yet-frozen Lackawanna Lake as seen from Bullhead Bay on the morning of 17 March 2013.

Fresh snowfall

Sunday morning finally gave me an actual, cloud-free sunrise, coupled with maybe a half-inch of fresh snow – perfect conditions to get out and shake off some of…

Autumn colors the hillsides at Fords Pond, 21 October 2012.

Best of 2012

These are my favorite images from the past year. Some are simple, others more complex; most have been seen on here before. It’s easy to forget about good…