Pulpit Brook flows through the refreshing greenery of spring. Check out those yellow birches - such great trunks. I am so glad I'm alive to enjoy these perfect preservations of nature.
The south fork of the Piscataquog flowing mightily. I clambered onto some very large rocks that mark the beginning of a large curve toward more falls. Oh the smell! Oh the roar! I love this river.
I found this GORGEOUS luna moth on a striped maple in the Harris Center trails in Hancock. It's only the 2nd I've seen in my life and this one was newly emerged and terribly vulnerable as he pumped up those tremendous wings. The backlighting was a bonus. They are considered and endangered species.
I've been wanting to shoot sundew for a while now. They're so fascinating. Tiny though. They should be blooming soon and I'll go back. Not sure if this is an albino mosquito or what, but it wasn't going to escape. Shot w/the OM 90mm macro at probably f4 or 5.6.
somewhere over the midwest is this meandering river in a sea of red dirt.
Tons of these little orange guys were growing on downed trees by Cold Brook. While there were big swaths of them, I preferred this loner. OM 90mm at f8.
Foliage reflected in a pool just above the (practically empty) reservoir at Garwin Falls. Irresistible. OM 90mm at f2.8
I found this little group as is in the Henderson Swasey town forest in Exeter. Because of the clouds and the intense wind in the trees, the light was very changable, but when it lit them up from behind, it was magical.
After shooting the sunrise from the top of Mt. Major, I followed the brook trail back to the car. I had to do a lot of clean up work to get a bunch of debris out of the foreground, but it was worth it. Check out that light!
Despite Hurricane Sandy only one side of Upper Purgatory falls was actually falling. That meant putting the tripod in the water again because the movement over these rocks was more interesting.
Who knew a dead crow could offer so many artistic possibilities? As soon as I saw the frost I headed out. Yes, I'm crazy, but isn't this worth it?
Old Hill Cemetery in Londonderry (est. 1733) appears to be the town's oldest. It has some very old and beautiful stones that I'll have to photograph with better light to bring up the detail. This session was all about the fog though.
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