Monthly Archives: April 2017

04.30.2017 The unexpected sunrise

It was a bit overcast when Bentley and I went out at 4 this morning.  But anything can happen in a couple of hours.  Anyway, I wasn’t considering a sunrise shot when I left at 5:30 to visit a waterfall … Continue reading

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04.29.2017-2 Him belly full and me hungry

So much for innocence. As I sat down for lunch with my very large cranberry nut bread turkey sandwich from Whole Foods, someone came to the door to borrow my chain saw. I moved the plate back from the edge … Continue reading

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04.29.2017 I think I remember someone saying it’s all about the light.

Atkins Reservoir, North Amherst, MA. 04/23/2017Reflections and shapes and golden hour’s warm low-angled light.  

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04.28.2017 Return of the Red Wake Robin

This time while lying on the ground with the Venus Optics Laowa 15mm macro. AKA Red Trillium-Trillium erectum, this one, and a few others, lived up to the species name by standing erect.  Most often they droop as you see … Continue reading

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04.27.2017 Return to Amethyst Brook

But what part?  Amethyst Brook offers so many possibilities as it meanders several miles from Pelham to Amherst.  In this case it is also a return to this exact spot that I shot back in 2011.  Back then I straddled … Continue reading

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04.26.2017 Oh, just another spectacular beginning to a day

It’s getting harder and harder to get out of the house in time for sunrise.  Bentley requires some quality sit with time in the morning or he wakes Mary Beth up when I leave, so that takes up a half … Continue reading

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04.25.2017 Dunlop Brook Waterfall after some nice rain.

We’ve been having some nice rainfalls lately, today included, and that is making for good water photography.  I may have mentioned before that this spot is within earshot of a somewhat well traveled road, but the combination of early morning … Continue reading

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