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John Hadden Photography

Photography of the Natural World

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October 2014

Boo!

A weasel says "hello"
A mink says “hello”

This mink was swimming in the pond this morning along with a muskrat. He wasn’t particularly shy…

Nikon D600, Sigma 120-400mm lens @ 400mm, ISO 2000, f/5.6, 1/160″ exposure.

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Porthole

An old milk can top holds some still-green ferns
An old milk can top holds some still-green ferns

There’s a spot over by the Mailbox Trail beaver pond that has a bunch of old rusted milk cans and such scattered about in the leaf litter. This one held a clutch of still-green ferns and some moss.

Nikon D600, Nikon 50mm lens, ISO 800, f/8, 1/500″ exposure

Curlicue

Red oak leaves and a curlicue shadow
Red oak leaves and a curlicue shadow

First the red leaves caught my eye, then I spotted the curlicued shadow of an adjacent weed. Lucky angle!

Nikon D600, Nikon 50mm lens, ISO 200, f/1.8, 1/2000″ exposure

Fade

Beech leaves fade from green to copper
Beech leaves fade from green to copper

Beech trees are some of the last to drop their leaves—even holding on to them through the winter as they bleach to papery white.

Nikon D600, Nikon 50mm lens, ISO 800, f/1.8, 1/3200″ exposure

Beechwood

In the young beech woods
In the young beech woods

Young beech trees march off into the distance…

Nikon D600, Nikon 50mm lens, ISO 100, f/1.8, 1/1250″ exposure

Pumpkins

Pumpkins await at the Towers Farm
Pumpkins await at the Towers Farm

Ralph Towers’s pumpkin crop was a pretty good one. Not a lot of pumpkins, but big. Some bared the dimples of a early summer hailstorm…

Nikon D600, Nikon 50mm lens, ISO500, f/1.8, 1/4000″ exposure

Going…

A maple leaf on its way
A maple leaf on its way

Something about leaves in change really gets to me…

Nikon D600, Nikon 24-120mm lens @ 120mm, ISO 800, f/40, 1/200″ exposure

Aye-eye!

A rusted mooring eye on the Maine shore
A rusted mooring eye on the Maine shore

This rusted mooring eye was was mounted deep into a truck-sized boulder on the beach in Maine.

Nikon D600, Nikon 24-120mm lens @ 100mm, ISO 1250, f/4, 1/800″ exposure.

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