Tag Archives: Poor Farm Swamp

05.08.2022 Silent Sunday-Happy Mother’s Day

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05.06.2022 A few minutes of GBH fun

I set out again to shoot some turtles and maybe a frog or two and did so cannot do a fourth “You don’t always” post.  No complaint about that.  And I usually like to keep my subjects varied over time … Continue reading

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05.06.2022 Frog Friday…in a frog’s eye

The season has begun!  I found this cute female basking in Poor Farm Swamp while walking the rail trail last Sunday during my failed turtle search. I continue to be impressed and babble on about the nice detail the Tamron … Continue reading

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05.04.2022 You don’t always get what you want-3

I’m on a roll here.  Sunday afternoon I walked the rail trail hoping to photograph turtles.  I just saw a couple but they were swimming at a distance so just happy to see them.  But, as shown the last few … Continue reading

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04.22.2022-Frog Friday-The Thinker

On Earth Day 2022, this thoughtful bullfrog might be pondering the future of our planet and the health of its environment. Well, of course that is putting a bit too much anthropomorphism into this image but frogs are a keystone … Continue reading

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04.08.2022 Frog Friday-before and after

Some days the light just isn’t with you. Dull, overcast, just plain unappealing.  But some images can be salvaged and this is an example. Originally I dismissed this shot, but did not delete it, as being too dark and dull. … Continue reading

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10.29.2021 Smile! TGIFF

Found another from earlier this month. Have a great weekend, all!!!

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10.08.2021 Frog Friday

Although it’s getting late, frogs are still up and about on Poor Farm Swamp lily-pads. I was pleasantly surprised to see a fair number as I walked the rail trail this past Sunday morning and found this handsome rake shortly … Continue reading

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10.05.2021 Turtle Tuesday

Just as with the frogs, of which I managed to get a few new images on Sunday morning, turtles will be heading to mud city for the winter pretty soon. I only found this one however it was still a … Continue reading

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10.01.2021 Frog Friday

Ordinarily most of us prefer a head on shot and a look into the eyes of our subject…assuming it is a subject with eyes. It is good to see other views and I liked this look at the back of … Continue reading

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