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Simple Clicks – River Killdeer

Nope, not some rare subset of the species, you won’t find a “River Killdeer” in any birding books.  This is just a Killdeer who happens to live on…

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Spotted Sandpiper

Meet the Spotted Sandpiper, a more frequent citizen of inland Pennsylvania than you might imagine.  If you’re like me, then sandpipers are a kind of generic group of…

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Killdeer at Prompton

  Found this guy up at Prompton Lake last week during a sunset paddle.  I drove up in hopes that the cloud-studded sky would last through sunset and…

BRENT PENNINGTONSunset over Prompton Lake on the evening of 08 August 2014.

Simple Clicks – Prompton sunset

Another evening spent on the water and I’m the better for it.  Aside from coming home refreshed, with a good workout and clear mind, I came home with…

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Frances Walter Dam

Headed out to the Frances Walter Dam one evening a few weeks back with the idea that I’d be on the water through sunset and could grab some…

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Sunrise on a mountain

  There are precious few mountains in Pennsylvania – a statement that depends entirely on perspective and will probably be declared untrue by (at least) the locals.  But…

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Simple Clicks – Water Gap at sunrise

One of the simple joys of being a photographer is getting to experience some truly beautiful things – generally without a lot of distractions.  In this case, it…

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Simple Clicks – Paddling in Fog

  Here’s something I don’t think I’ve done before…a photo from my phone.  I’m well aware that cell-phone-ography is a (somewhat) legitimate thing now – and has been…

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Simple Clicks – Birch

  I was in the field for a whole other reason, shooting landscapes at sunrise.  And then I saw this detail and forgot about the landscapes entirely.  There’s…

BRENT PENNINGTONBoulder field at Hickory Run State Park.  24 May 2014.

Simple Clicks – Boulder Field

While Pennsylvania may lack the more visible features of an astonishing landscape – mountains, for one – that doesn’t mean that it suffers from a dearth of fascinating…

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Simple Clicks – Hickory Run

      Around here, creeks are also known as “runs.”  It’s an old-timey word and appears on maps across the Poconos.  Hickory Run – the namesake of…

BRENT PENNINGTONFrances Slocum State Park on a summer afternoon; 01 June 2014.

Frances Slocum in B&W

Back in June I spent several hours hiking at Frances Slocum State Park, doing my best to stay in the cooler shade of the forest and enjoy the…