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John Hadden Photography

Photography of the Natural World

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July 2014

Bending

Wind whips grasses along the Lamoille River
Wind whips grasses along the Lamoille River

Grasses bend to the wind along the Lamoille River in Jeffersonville, Vermont

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The eyes have it

A tiny unidentified fly perched on a grass stem
A tiny fly perched on a grass stem

There were a lot of these tiny flies—maybe 4mm in length—buzzing about in our front field the other day. Try as I might, I can’t find an ID on this fellow. Anyone have an idea?

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 1250, f/9, 1/1250″ exposure.

Jeepers creepers…

A jumping spider on the prowl
A jumping spider on the prowl

I followed this jumping spider through the grasses and ferns of our front field for quite some time before I could get this shot.

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 1250, f/11, 1/800″ exposure.

On deck

A bluebird day on Lake Champlain
A bluebird day on Lake Champlain

Crossing Lake Champlain on the Burlington to Port Kent ferry.

Sony RX100 III, ISO 125, f/11, 1/160″ exposure

Mellow

Yellow day lilies by the pond
Yellow day lilies by the pond

We have just a scattering of yellow day lilies—a nice change from the oranges and reds that seem to dominate.

Nikon D600, Sigma 120-400mm lens @ 400mm, ISO 800, f/5.6, 1/1600″ exposure

Clematis

clematis

A clematis blossom by our back deck.

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 640, f/11, 1/640″ exposure

Two blue

A pair of chicory blossoms in a summer field
A pair of chicory blossoms in a summer field

Chicory blossoms blooming in a roadside field in Huntington, Vermont.

Nikon D600, Nikon 50mm lens, ISO 50, f/1.8, 1/1600″ exposure

Down the road

A patch of roadside day lilies
A patch of roadside day lilies

Day lilies blooming along Texas Hill Rd. in Huntington, VT.

Nikon D600, Nikon 50mm lens, ISO 400, f/4, 1/1600″ exposure

Dappled

Fringed loosestrife against a dappled background
Fringed loosestrife against a dappled background

Fringed loosestrife against a dappled background near the Lamoille River in Jeffersonville, VT.

Nikon D600, Nikon 24-120mm lens @ 52mm, ISO 800, f/4, 1/3200″ exposure.

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