Wishingberry Blossom

My daughter used to call these, “Wishingberry Blossoms.” She was always creative that way.

Close Up

My friend managed to open up my 500mm reflex lens this week in order to clean the mirrors, so I wanted to see if it improved my shots at all. The results were mixed, I would really like to pick up a 500mm autofocus lens at some point, but I did manage to capture these…

Blue Jay

For the last two years I’ve come to the conclusion there is a cardinal in our area which has taken up the mission to mock me. It only appears when I either don’t have a camera, or a lens which can’t reach a focal length to do it justice. This Spring two Blue Jays appeared…

Wissahickon Gorge

Back in July I was able to visit Valley Green for the first time since I was a child 1. This gorge, which is one of the most amazing natural wonders in the Philadelphia Area, has a wonderful history. It was built up as a park during the heyday of the WPA as The United…

Out for a walk

This past week I decided to get some exercise and take a photo walk instead of eating lunch. I have been passing an interesting park up near ABCNJ’s offices for the last several years, and on Tuesday I decided to visit it at last. Sayen Gardens is a splendid little botanical preserve in Hamilton Square,…

Eagle Eyed

We took The last full-day trip of our staycation yesterday. Friend’s of ours have vacation home in Chesapeake City, Maryland and have been inviting us to come down for the last couple of years. We finally took the opportunity to visit. Their house is located in a small wooded association of homes. As part of…