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Swamps of Jersey: The Meadowlands



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Shadows of the Past
Photograph by Melissa Farlow

Ghostly stumps are all that remain of the Atlantic white cedar forests that once covered about one-third of the Meadowlands. Timber harvesting, fires, and intruding saltwater killed almost all of the cedars by the 1930s.



Camera: Nikon F4
Film Type: Fujichrome Velvia 50
Lens: 20-35mm
Speed and F-Stop: 1/60@f/2.8
Weather Conditions: Rainy
Time of Day: Early morning
Lighting Techniques: Available light


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