I bought a used D300 from my friend Joy, a nice upgrade from my faithful D40. There haven’t been all that many beautiful days lately, unless you like white and lots of it. But I went out to the Swamp anyway to see what could be seen.
By “fauna” I mean bugs. This dragonfly was kind enough to pose. A spider in his web. This took us a long time to focus on, and I don’t remember if Claire or I got this one. The butterfly hung around a long time, and let me get close enough to almost fill the frame. […]
Far too bright to take my favorite kinds of landscape photos (here’s one anyway) when we embarked for the Swamp last weekend, but still a good day to find some hidden flora — green, flowering, fungal — to try and take some photos. We had wildflowers: Grasses, and mushrooms. Lots of mushrooms. It would be […]
I took it as a good opportunity to test the camera on my Nokia Lumia 900 phone.June’s “Wired” magazine gave it (the camera) a very high rating, so it’s worth an audition.
It is just a camera phone, so I’m aware that I’m nitpicking…
Taking advantage of the beautiful weather, for January at least, was almost mandatory on Monday. The Great Swamp isn’t exactly teeming with visible wildlife this time of year, but we saw lots of ice sculptures. LF also spotted a red-headed woodpecker.
Yesterday a friend and I took advantage of the beautiful weather go out and take some pictures in the Swamp. August is the “high season,” with lush flowering shrubs and plants, plus abundant frogs and turtles. Lots of turtles.
I took advantage of the nice weather on Monday to take a walk through parts of the Great Swamp and take some pictures. It had rained for two days before, and it was a swamp to begin with, but it was still a nice walk.