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Geese Facing the Sun in Osbornedale State Park, Derby, Connecticut

Geese Worshipping the Fading Sunlight

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Osbornedale State Park

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Osbornedale State Park  On a visit to Osbornedale State Park in Derby, Connecticut, I saw these Geese all lined up facing into the setting sun.  It was really odd looking at the time because they seemed so stoic and disciplined.  Immediately after this shot, a […]

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Another View of Indian Hole Brook

  Here’s another photo of Indian Hole Brook in Indian Wells State Park in Shelton, Connecticut.  This was kind of a tough shot because there was a downed tree that I had to bend back to take the shot.  If it had slipped, it would have smashed into my tripod and my whole rig would […]

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Pickett's Pond in Osbornedale State Park, Derby Connecticut

Stone Wall near Pickett’s Pond in Osbornedale State Park

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Osbornedale State Park

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Osbornedale State Park  Here’s a photo of Pickett’s Pond located in Osbornedale State Park, Derby, Connecticut.  Some interesting facts about Osbornedale State Park are that silver was mined within the park after the Revolutionary War and there was also a spring water bottling business within the current […]

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Indian Hole Brook in Indian Wells State Park

Indian Hole Brook in Indian Wells State Park

 Here’s a close-up of Indian Hole Brook located in Indian Wells State Park in Shelton, Connecticut.  This is a beautiful little stream that runs over Indian Wells Waterfall and then flows into the Housatonic River.  It’s a very short and easy hike and I would recommend visiting if you’re in the area. Technorati Tags: Autumn, […]

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Exhibit inside the dome at Dinosaur State Park

Dinosaur State Park, Rocky Hill Connecticut

About a month ago, I stopped at Dinosaur State Park in Rocky Hill, Connecticut and took the photos below.  It’s a pretty cool place with a dome shaped exhibit hall that houses dioramas, specimens, and nature exhibits.  The park was opened in 1968 after construction workers discovered dinosaur tracks during excavation.  They’ve preserved many of the tracts […]

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View to the west from Heublein Tower at Talcott Mountain State Park

Views from Talcott Mountain State Park

  Located in Simsbury Connectiut, Talcott Mountain State Park’s main attraction is the Heublein Tower.  The tower offers a 360 degree commanding view of the area.  To the north, it’s possible to see Massachusetts on a clear day and Hartford is visible to the east.  The tower was previously owned by Gilbert F. Heublein, head of […]

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Waterfall at Indian Wells State Park - Shelton, Connecticut

Waterfall at Indian Wells State Park, October 2011

There are some photos on this blog of the waterfall at Indian Wells State Park in Shelton, Connecticut, but I thought they could be better, especially since I’m now using Nik Software’s Color Efex 4.0 in post-processing.  So, yesterday I was driving past the park and decided to stop and take a few shots.  It was […]

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Mute Swan (Cynus olor)

Mute Swan at Hammonasset Beach State Park

Early this year (I believe it was May) I took a trip to Hammonasset Beach State Park and was able to get the photo below of a Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) on one of the small ponds in the park.  I haven’t posted this yet and had honestly forgotten all about it until I was trying […]

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