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BRENT PENNINGTON Quechee Gorge, VT, under a summer sky on the afternoon of 17 June 2013.

Simple Clicks – Quechee Gorge

Quechee Gorge – it’s kind of a Vermont tourist trap, in a very low key, natural way.  The name sums it up – it’s a gorge, a carved…

BRENT PENNINGTON Fog hangs low along the mountains that frame West Rutland Marsh, VT, on the morning of 15 June 2013.

A few more from WRM

West Rutland Marsh in the morning, an area the locals used to just call “the swamp” at a strange confluence of mountains, power lines, and old marble quarries….

BRENT PENNINGTON A Virginia Rail hunts along a reed bed in West Rutland Marsh, VT, on the morning of 15 June 2013.

Virginia Rails at WRM

West Rutland Marsh is my favorite birding site in Vermont and the first place I head with the camera when I’m there.  The mix of birds there is…

BRENT PENNINGTON Eastern Screech Owl at VINS on the afternoon of 17 June 2013.

Simple Clicks – VINS raptors

During my Vermont trip we made a quick stop at VINS one afternoon.  VINS – the Vermont Institute of Natural Science – is one of those organizations that…

BRENT PENNINGTON Finally free of fog, morning graces West Rutland Marsh, VT, on the morning of 15 June 2013.

Simple Clicks – morning in the marsh

Morning in West Rutland Marsh, after some birding.  The locals used to just call this “the swamp” and nobody thought much about it.  But a lot has changed…

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…

BRENT PENNINGTON Wild iris blossom near Thundering Brook, near Killington, VT, on the morning of 16 June 2013.

Simple Clicks – Wild Iris

  Just a simple click of a wild iris growing near Thundering Brook, on the back side of Kent Pond.  I was checking out the boardwalk in the…

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

And we’re back

Sorry for the unannounced hiatus, but The Roving Photographer is back online and on-schedule after a short break.  Actually, a short vacation, a quick trip north to Vermont…

Mountains surround the partially-frozen Kent Pond at sunrise on the morning of 23 November 2012.

Morning at Kent Pond

Back to Kent Pond two mornings after my first visit, this time with a mind to shoot the pond itself against the backdrop of the Green Mountains –…

Panorama of the falls on Kent Brook, near Killington Vermont, on 21 November 2012.

Kent Brook Falls

We got to Vermont on Tuesday last week and by Wednesday I was already itching to get out with the camera. In part because I hadn’t done much…

Early morning at the Chittenden Reservoir on Thanksgiving Day, 22 November 2012.

Simple Clicks – Chittenden Reservoir Panorama

Just a last capture from Chittenden Reservoir on Thanksgiving morning.  I stopped back on the reservoir beach on my way to the car and shot a series of…

Sunrise at Lefferts Pond on Thanksgiving Day, 22 November 2012.

Thanksgiving morning in Vermont

A surprising number of my holidays start this way – out in the cold, roving around a lake or through the woods, usually by myself.  And maybe that…