Ed Catlett Photographic Arts

Through the Lens: Unveiling the Stories Behind My 2014 Calendar

I haven’t done a calendar for awhile and I really have wanted to. For 2023 I thought I had a great supplier and I did like the quality of the prints but I didn’t like the quality of the binding at all. I had a very hard time turning the pages on my sample without […]

Challenges, Mavic 3 Telephoto Camera

Mavic 3, 7x telephoto bucolic sunset

Overcoming challenges with technique I messed this shot up. I wasn’t paying attention to the ISO for some reason so my shots were at 800 ISO. VERY noise as you can see in this before and after snip. The good news was that one of my regular practices for shots with the Mavic 3, when […]

Memorial Day … Honor U.S. Veterans

A day to honor the brave, selfless U.S. Military personnel who have lost their lives defending the freedom of all U.S. citizens. Thanks so much to all U.S. Military personnel who have passed and all who are still with us. You have made it all possible. Most of these photos come from various visits to […]

Laurelwood Arboretum a fantastic place for a long nature walk

Magnolia Bloom

Exploring Laurelwood Arboretum The Laurelwood Arboretum (their Facebook page) at 725 Pines Lake Dr W, Wayne, NJ 07470 is a must visit and best viewed several times per year. The blooms vary throughout the year and they also have some interesting sculptures along the walking trails. They have an interesting mix of wide open areas […]

Friday the 13th camping at Camp Crystal Lake

Camp Crystal Lake

I don’t have anything that is too spooky to offer but do have several from the real Camp Crystal Lake including some night shots by the lake that I took alone around midnight one Friday the 13th.

An early Spring visit to the Frelinghuysen Arboretum

Dicentra in the Spring

New Jersey is, of course, known as The Garden State. That draws some laughs from uninformed people whose NJ experience is basically “The Sopranos” and “Jersey Shore.” Those of us who have taken a lot of time exploring New Jersey understand that the state is so much more than the TV portrayals of it.  The […]