Tree Graveyard Studies

July 17, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
I recently discovered a section of shoreline along the Raritan Bay on which numerous tree skeletons lay. I don't know when they washed up or were otherwise deposited there - perhaps by Hurricane Sandy, years ago. In any case, the weathered trunks were smooth like bones, and in some cases, covered with seaweed from the ebb and flow of the tides. It...
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Fireworks!

July 04, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
I don't usually find myself photographing fireworks, but this year was an exception. For one, the setting was beautiful and not crowded - Union Beach, along the Raritan Bay. In addition, I decided to play a little more with my camera during the show, including zooming and moving my lens during the exposures, getting some fun results. Click here to...
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Spring Birds in the Neighborhood

June 25, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Even though i make my home in suburban New Jersey, very close to an urban area, I manage to photograph a lot of wildlife in the area. One reason is that I live along a river corridor, surrounded by natural greenery, which makes for good habitat for birds and other animals. This spring, I was happy to be able to photograph great horned owls, pileate...
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Horseshoe Crab Spawning

May 31, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
What a thrill to witness the ancient ritual of horseshoe crab spawning of the spring full moon tide! Pics from Union Beach and Cliffwood Beach along the Raritan Bay can be found here: https://www.lightdance.org/horseshoecrabs.
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Reaching and Reflecting -

February 08, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
The image below has been published in the current issue of The Sun Magazine, accompanying a compelling personal narrative by Hank Stephenson. I photographed these branches and their reflection on a foggy day near the river by my home, on a meditative walk. I think the image can have many interpretations. Check our Hank's article "The Point" and let...
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