Monthly Archives: April 2015

4.29A.2015 Stratified Rock and Tenacious Tree

Today is a two-fer.  After shooting the waterfall at Dean Brook the other day, I turned around and saw this pile of rocks with a tree on top.  I really like these stratified rocks when they are revealed and especially … Continue reading

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04.29.2015 Common Bladderwort with companion

I thought I had posted this more recently than my first post of five years ago.  Steve S. asked to see a bladderwort (Urtricularia vulgaris) if I had an image and this is the only one…a shortcoming that will be … Continue reading

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04.28.2015 Dean Brook Waterfall

It’s just a small waterfall in height…maybe 4 or 5 feet, but the various rocky layers make for a  complex collection of cascades with a rooster tail thrown in. Loud too.

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04.27.2015 Buffam Falls 2015-Spring-1

Maybe that name sounds familiar?  Since I repeatedly go to the same spots which offer so many different compositions for photography, I decided they need sequencing. This is a shot from Saturday at Buffam Falls in Pelham, MA. Just kidding … Continue reading

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04.26.2015 And they’re off!

A lot of folks in the eastern part of the state have been seeing flowers already, but we are just now starting to make some progress into spring. I visited my usual early spot for wildflowers this morning and found … Continue reading

Posted in Black and White, Closeup Photography, Flora, macro photography, Nature Photography, Western Massachusetts, Wildflowers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 24 Comments

04.25.2015 Practice, practice, practice

My first time out with the new Lee Filter system.  I did OK, but there were a few glitches…no, I am not going to point them out.    🙂 I can say that I really like the setup much better … Continue reading

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04.24.2015 Dog-tooth Violet

Once again, a Steve Schwartzman inspired post.  A short while back, Steve asked if I had a shot of this plant on the blog and I said that I didn’t really have one that I was totally pleased with.  I … Continue reading

Posted in Closeup Photography, Flora, macro photography, Nature Photography, Western Massachusetts, Wildflowers | Tagged , , , , | 22 Comments