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Updates to Nature Photo Journal

I’ve added a couple of pages and some other updates to Nature Photo Journal over the weekend. Two new book reviews have been added.  One review is on a book called “A Field Guide to the Animals for Vernal Pools” written by Leo P. Kenney and Matthew R. Burne and the other review is on Ferrell […]

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Shepaug River in Steep Rock Reservation

More Photos from Steep Rock Reservation

Here are more photos from Steep Rock Reservation near Washington Depot, Connecticut.  The first photo is a view of the Shepaug River.  The second photo shows the suspension bridge that crosses the Shepaug River on one of the trails. If you visit Steep Rock Reservation, make sure you cross the suspension bridge;  although it’s definitely […]

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Eisenhower Historic Site in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Eisenhower National Historic Site In Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

In May of 2010, I visited the Eisenhower National Historic Site located in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.  Below are two of the photos I took at the site.  I know these are not particularly nature oriented (especially the one of the tractor), but decided to include them here anyway. I really enjoyed my trip to Eisenhower National […]

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“Complete Guide to High Dynamic Range Digital Photography” Book Review

Overview The Complete Guide to High Dynamic Range Digital Photography (A Lark Photography Book) written by Ferrel McCollough and published by Lark Books covers many aspects of the photographic technique of High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography.  It’s focus is mainly for those new to the world of HDR photography, but can serve as a reference for […]

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Review of the book “A Field Guide to the Animals of Vernal Pools”

Overview A Field Guide to the Animals of Vernal Pools authored by Leo P. Kenney and Matthew R. Burne is a 77 page, spiral bound, reference book on, as the name suggests, animals of vernal pools.  The book’s focus is on vernal pools located in Massachusetts.  However, I believe this book could be used in most, […]

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Stream in Webb Mountain Park during winter

Close-up Photos of a stream in Webb Mountain Park

I took these two photos this winter in Webb Mountain Park located in Monroe, Connecticut.  I used my Canon T1i and a Tokina 16.5-135mm lens (one of my favorite lens).  Also used a tripod, remote release, and mirror lock-up. More photos of Webb Mountain Park will be going up soon.  In the spring and summer, […]

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Turkeys in Litchfield County, Connecticut

Turkeys in Litchfield County, Connecticut

I saw these Turkeys in a field in Litchfield County, Connecticut close to Litchfield and was able to quickly take some shots of them before they headed back into the woods.  There was a flock of about a dozen and they didn’t seem in too big of a hurry. Technorati Tags: Autumn, Birds, Connecticut, Litchfield, Photos

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Cunningham Falls in Thurmont, Maryland

Waterfalls at Cunningham Falls State Park

Here are a couple of photos of Cunningham Falls located in Cunningham Falls State Park near Thurmont, Maryland in the Catoctin Mountains.  There is a very nice boardwalk leading right to the falls after a short, but very scenic walk from the parking area.  The falls has about a 78 foot fall and is the largest […]

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