This is a lake down the street from my home, Bergen County, NJ. There’s very little movement in the water and it gets overgrown with lily pads. It’s a wonderful area for all the local water fowl and pond life. Large amounts of fresh water mussels are produced in this pond which attract a lot of animals. Today I saw a huge heron sitting on the other side of the lake. It was too far away for my camera lens but my neighbor mentioned it was in my yard earlier this morning when I was out. Look at all the contrails!

All of the beautiful Fall colors have not fully arrived in Northern New Jersey yet but some areas change over early like Hopper’s Crooked Pond, Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.

© jc warburton 09, Nikon D90,Nikkor 18-200mm 1:3.5 – 5.6 VR lens. Tone mapping effect added.

Featured in: New Jersey Scenery Oct. 09.

Though I take the occasional photo for posterity’s sake, patterns, shapes and textures are what I really love to photograph. I hope you enjoy my photos and stop back.

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  • CanDuCreations
    CanDuCreationsabout 5 years ago

    Awesome work Joan

  • Kim McClain Gregal
    Kim McClain Gr...about 5 years ago

    OMG fabulous scene Joan!

  • RobynLee
    RobynLeeabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful:Reminds me of a Renoir brought to life.

  • Renate  Dartois
    Renate Dartoisabout 5 years ago

    What a fabulous scenery Joan-great shot…..

  • reflector
    reflectorabout 5 years ago

    A stunning location and capture !

  • Margaret Barry
    Margaret Barryabout 5 years ago

  • Oooh! Thank you!

    – joan warburton

  • jamiewinter
    jamiewinterabout 5 years ago

    oh this is just gorgeous work!!!!!!!

  • Thank you Jamie!

    – joan warburton

  • alneaimi
    alneaimiabout 5 years ago

    wow .. amazing … love this image .

  • Thank you so much!

    – joan warburton

  • SlayerX
    SlayerXabout 5 years ago

    Nice scene

  • MissingYou
    MissingYoualmost 5 years ago

    what a beautiful view…

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