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The turtle and the eel at Nomahegan Park

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The turtle and the eel at Nomahegan Park

Nomahegan Park, located in Union County, New Jersey, has a multitude of wildlife hanging out in the water and it's surroundings. But, who would have thought there were eels in that water? Certainly, not me! I took my camera and tripod on a hike to find some turtles and turtles I did find. I set up my camera and tripod where this big turtle had been chilling out with a smaller turtle on some wood in the water. The smaller turtle decided to go for a swim. My photos had seemed a little fuzzy to me, so I opted to use...

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Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge - New Jersey

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Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge - New Jersey

Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is located in Morris County, New Jersey. It conserves natural resources and protects threatened and endangered species. The Great Swamp is a natural oasis for waterfowl, mammals, reptiles and amphibians. Click here to read more about the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge.       It was a quiet and uneventful at the Great Swamp when we visited. It was a cold, overcast, January day. The only life we saw were these few birds frolicking in the water. There was still some growth since the winter has been pretty mild this year.      ...

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South Mountain Reservation, NJ

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South Mountain Reservation, NJ

South Mountain Reservation, near Millburn, New Jersey, is a beautiful and serene 5-mile loop hike with a panoramic view boasting a lovely waterfall. Read more about South Mountain here. The trails are a combination of dirt, stone and rocks, in addition to a few bridges and stairways to higher elevations.     The leaves have started to change into beautiful autumn colors, but there is still plenty of green remaining.       I was equipped with a tripod and ND filters for my first attempt at long exposure photography of the waterfall. We were disappointed when we arrived to...

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