White-Tail At Day’s End

Tonight I watched a group of eight white-tails feasting on late summer greenery. I walked slowly, tripod in hand. The two fawns, still with white spots, seemed more trusting of my presence, while the largest doe watched me carefully—guarding the little ones. As darkness wrapped the rich blue sky, the wildlife around me emerged for an evening of hunting, gathering and playing. A beaver splashed its warning in the Pond, small green frogs retreated from the trail to the safety of the marsh, a downy woodpecker beat rhythmically on a birch and ducks flew overhead. Learn about my new Nature Photography eBook here

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Sunset In Harold Parker State Forest

Tonight I arrived at this peaceful pond in Andover, just after the sun had set, but in time to catch these subtle colors and shadows. Harold Parker State Forest is a great place to visit in all seasons, on foot, cross-country skis, road bike or mountain bike. Click here to see a larger version of this photo or to inquire about purchasing usage rights or an archival print for your collection.

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Wildflowers in Essex, MA

This seems like an unusually good year for spring flowers. Today I photographed at The Cox Reservation of the Essex County Greenbelt and the Essex-Manchester Conservation Land. I especially like the tiny gems, no greater than one inch across. On Sunday, May 19, I’ll be leading a wildflower photography workshop at The Garden In the Woods in Framingham, MA. There are a few spaces left!

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