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Duke Farms in Thirds

[Duke Farms] was opened to the public on May 19, 2012, and has been among my favourite spots for photography for many years. Located in Hillsborough Township New Jersey the Duke Farms estate was created by an American entrepreneur James Buchanan Duke who founded Duke Power and the American Tobacco Company. After the passing of James' daughter, Doris, the property was put under the management of the Doris Duke Foundation. I have walked the property independently and with a group…

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Saturday 2 April 2022

It was a beautiful Spring afternoon. Bhavna and I went for a walk on the Millstone Borough (Somerset County) section of the D&R Canal State Park. We enjoyed the walk, and I had the opportunity to use my MCEX-16 extension tube. I saw no flowers except for the Spring Beauty. I still have no Mac with which to edit my images. These are straight out of camera (SOOC) JPEGs created using the Nostalgic Negative Film simulation recipe. I used the…

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St. Michael's Preserve Aunt Molly Trail: Spring

Hepatica. The smallest things matter. To distract an anxious mind. Focus on the normal. I found it challenging to focus on work today, but once again, nature provided a reprieve from the doldrums. The last time I was at Aunt Molly Trail, the water, the dirt and the dry grass were frozen. I went by myself and then again a few days later with Bhavna, but the cold cut the adventure short both times. This time we came with Kiran…

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