John Hadden Photography

Photography of the Natural World


December 2015

Fresh Tracks

Morning tracks on just-enough-snow

2.5″ of new snow might not seem like a lot, but beggars can’t be choosers. A nearby hay meadow offered just enough coverage and pitch to make for a fun morning of earning turns!

Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 14mm, ISO 400, f/16, 1/200″ exposure.


Unusual barbed wire in the woods above Fargo Brook

While walking in the woods above Fargo Brook the other day, I came across quite a bit of this unusual flat-twisted barbed wire. I hadn’t come across it before.

Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 34mm, ISO 400, f/4.5, 1/200″ exposure.


Bark curls off a dying birch

Looking at birch bark from a slightly different angle. Golden ratio anyone?

Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 30mm macro prime, ISO 200, f/2.8, 1/1600″ exposure.


Oak leaves becoming encased in mineral deposits at Saratoga Springs

We spent the Thanksgiving weekend with family in Saratoga Springs. While exploring the State Park, I came across these oak leaved as they were slowly being coated and encased by mineral deposits flowing out of one of the springs.

Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 14-140m lens @ 61mm, ISO 400, f/5.2, 1/200″ exposure.


Built up ice dangles from a twig above Fargo Brook

Cold temperature make for interesting ice formation. This pendulous pod of ice had built up on a twig just above the moving surface of Fargo Brook.

Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 88mm, ISO 200, f/9, 1/30″ exposure.

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