05.14.2022 Spring Vernal Spring

Sort of like Spring Spring Spring which sounds more like Sing Sing Sing than Spring Sprang Sprung.  A favorite temporary brook flowing from Quabbin Hill to the reservoir proper.

 

About Steve Gingold

I am a Nature Photographer with interests in all things related. Water, flowers, insects and fungi are my main interests but I am happy to photograph wildlife and landscapes and all other of Nature's subjects.
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23 Responses to 05.14.2022 Spring Vernal Spring

  1. Todd Henson says:

    Ah yes, I love this one. It could be so easily overlooked but you’ve managed to zoom in such a beautiful little scene. And I love how that bright green plant stands out so well. Really nice, Steve!

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  2. We saw Benny Goodman in an old movie on television yesterday. No brook appeared in the film.

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  3. Lakshmi Bhat says:

    The light green leaves give depth to the brook. Beautiful.

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  4. Peter Klopp says:

    The tranquillity of the gently cascading water emanates from this outstanding photo.

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  5. Ann Mackay says:

    This is so lovely that I would want to stand here for a while, just watching the water flow. 🙂

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  6. Wally Jones says:

    A temporary brook immortalized by a permanently excellent photographer.

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  7. shoreacres says:

    It’s a lovely scene, but I can’t keep myself from seeing the large green plant as something that’s been superimposed on the image. It looks odd and artificial to me — but that’s probably just me not understanding or being able to appreciate how you photographed the scene. The brook itself is gorgeous; it’s a place that I’d love to be able to visit as an escape from our heat.

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    • Really? Skunk Cabbages-Symplocarpus foetidus are quite common in and around brooks and there were several to choose from along this one. Another plant with a similar appearance that grows in this brook is False Hellebore-Veratrum viride.

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  8. I can smell the moss and feel the moisture in the air …. And I’d love to be sitting there listening to the water.

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