10/17/17 Acadia Owls

Posted: October 20, 2017 in Uncategorized

After no sightings for over two months, one of the adult Barred Owls gave me a last look before I head back to NJ. It was so much fun following this family since May. Hopefully they will have some new owlets in the Spring.

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10/07/17 Acadia in Fall

Posted: October 19, 2017 in Uncategorized

Just some random shots taken recently in Acadia National Park.

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Kings Creek

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Jesup Path

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Eagle Lake

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I noticed a crowd of people out on the rocks at Jordan Pond. First thing I thought was maybe an otter. Well, it was no otter, but it was this guy. For some reason, this frog had everyone mesmerized.

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I don’t shoot many flowers, but I stopped by Thuya Gardens one day. Don’t have a macro lens, shot these with my Nikon 200-500mm.

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iPhone 8 Plus (Portrait Mode)

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09/01/17 Random Sunsets

Posted: September 30, 2017 in Uncategorized

Just a few random sunsets on Mount Desert Island in Maine.

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Hadley Point

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Eagle Lake

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Hulls Cove Sunrise

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08/24/17 Common Mergansers

Posted: September 23, 2017 in Uncategorized

One day while I was following the progress of the Loon nest at Echo Lake, I came across two Mergansers that had come ashore to avoid the loon that was not on the nest. Loons will attack the mergansers, especially when nesting. ¬†The loon made several passes and showed many aggressive poses, almost standing up and spreading it’s wings. After about twenty minutes, the loon swam away and these two went on their way.

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Keeping an eye on the loon.

 

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All clear, they go on their way.

 

07/23/17 Night Skies

Posted: September 12, 2017 in Uncategorized

The night skies up here in Acadia National Park are just beautiful. I have tried to catch the Northern Lights at peak several times, but have not been successful. Seems I’m always thirty minutes late. Some of my friends have incredible images of the Aurora this summer. My quest will continue for the next two months. These photos have been taken over the last month. You may notice, Jordan Pond is my go-to place when I receive an Aurora alert. A few of these were photographed under strong moonlight, almost like shooting in daylight. The end of peak season for photographing the Milky Way is fast approaching. It’s pretty cool, when you can see the Milky Way right outside your front door.

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Star Trail over Jordan Pond

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Eagle Lake

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Loop Road

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Moonlight 1 AM

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International Space Station passes over Jordan Pond