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Spurce Brook Falls in Naugatuck State Forest

Spruce Brook Falls

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Naugatuck State Forest

  Yesterday after Thanksgiving Dinner, I took a short drive to the Naugatuck State Forest in Beacon Falls, Connecticut.  One reason I went here was because it’s an easy drive from my house;  however, I was shocked at the beauty of Spruce Brook and Spurce Brook Falls, both located inside of the forest. Of all […]

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Buffalo Relaxing in a Pasture

Buffalo Relaxing

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Action Wildlife

  About a month ago, I visited Action Wildlife in Goshen, Connecticut and photographed this buffalo relaxing in a pasture.  I was amazed at his really large head – I’m not sure how much of that is fur and hair, but it’s really impressive.  There were several other buffalo with him, but I’m pretty sure he was the […]

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Turkey Flapping

Happy Thanksgiving!

  Happy Thanksgiving!  Hope you enjoy your day with family, friends, and food.  Here’s a photo of a turkey in my backyard.  Not sure what all the flapping was about, but this bird was really getting into it. Enjoy the day! Technorati Tags: Connecticut, Nature Photography, Photography, Photos, Shelton, Turkey

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Rocks at Seven Falls

Seven Falls

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Seven Falls

  Another view of Seven Falls located in Haddam and Middletown, Connecticut.  The stream is Bible Rock Brook and is located very close to a major highway (Route 9), so access is very easy.  There are picnic tables and barbecue pits here, so it would be great for a picnic, especially if you have someone […]

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Covered Bridge at Southford Falls State Park

Interior of a Covered Bridge at Southford Falls State Park

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Southford Falls

  Here’s another High Dynamic Range (HDR) photo using Photomatix with additional processing in Lightroom with Nik Software plug-ins.  This photo was taken about a year ago and is an interior view of a covered bridge located in Southford Falls State Park in Southington, Connecticut.  I’ve been in several covered bridges, but I don’t remember them having […]

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Reed's Brook at Dean's Ravine

Reed’s Brook

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Dean's Ravine

  This is a photo of Reed’s Brook located above Dean’s Ravine Falls in Caanan, Connecticut.  I took this shot in the spring of this year, along with several shots of the waterfall.  For more photos of my visit, check out my previous post here. This is a very nice area and is a very […]

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Driftwood at Hammonasset Beach State Park

Driftwood

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Hammonasset Beach State Park

  This photo is a little different than most that I’ve posted.  This is actually a High Dynamic Range (HDR) photo that was also ran through the Nik Software suite of processing tools.  If you’re not familiar with HDR, it involves taking multiple photos at different exposures and then combining them with a software program.  […]

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Rice Paper Butterfly at Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory

Rice Paper Butterfly

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory

  In February of this year, I visited the Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory in South Deerfield, Massachusetts.  It was my first time in a butterfly conservatory and I had a great time.  It was also the first time to use my Bowers ring flash and Tokina macro lens and both worked flawlessly.  I spend several hours at Magic Wings and […]

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