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John Hadden Photography

Photography of the Natural World

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June 2014

On guard

A damselfly on guard by the pond
A damselfly on guard by the pond

This fine little damselfly was on duty by the pond today.

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 800, f/8, 1/320″ exposure

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The view from here

An small insect takes in the view
An small insect takes in the view

An unidentified insect surveys our ornamental garden from its vantage point on a rain soaked iris. I especially like the tiny bead of water on the bug’s back.

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 1250, f/4.2, 1/250″ exposure

In the pink

Raindrop on peony petals
Raindrop on peony petals

Morning raindrops on peony petals.

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 1250, f/4.5, 1/200″ exposure

Curl

Raindrops cling to vetch
Raindrops cling to vetch

Shooting in the rain has its challenges and its rewards. Here raindrops cling to a curling vetch vine.

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 1250, f/4.2, 1/320″ exposure

Pop!

A brilliant red poppy in full sun
A brilliant red poppy in full sun

The poppies in our backyard garden are in full bloom.

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 800, f/8, 1/400″ exposure

Anticipating

Siberian iris about to bloom
Siberian iris about to bloom

Siberian iris on the verge of blooming in our side garden.

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 400, f/3.3, 1/1600″ exposure

Jack

A Jack-in-the-pulpit
A Jack-in-the-pulpit

A Jack-in-the-pulpit down by Fargo Brook.

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 800, f/6.3, 1/40″ exposure

Cinnamon

Cinnamon fern spores
Cinnamon fern and spores

Cinnamon fern spores grow on their own fronds and turn a lovely cinnamon color—hence the name!

Nikon D600, Nikon 24-120mm lens @ 95mm, ISO 160, f/4, 1/80″ exposure

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