Author Archives: Steve Gingold

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.

10.15.2021 Eat your heart out Austin Steve

Not exactly a complete opposite but close to what Steve Schwartzman experiences in Austin as natural places become housing developments. In this case a golf course is being turned into a few things, that includes a possible low-income housing development … Continue reading

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10.15.2021 Frog Friday

Frog season has definitely wound down here but some are still hopping about. This little guy was digging the sun in our lawn (another reason to not use herbicides) while I was mowing one afternoon.  Fortunately he stuck around long … Continue reading

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10.14.2021 Valley Big Sky

We’ve got mountains here in the Happy Valley (a name coined because of all the hippie culture back in the day) but compared to other ranges they are not that large.  This composition makes them look even smaller. They are … Continue reading

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10.13.2021 Wordless Wednesday…Birds do it, bees do it, even slimy garden slugs do it…

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10.13.2021 Atkins Reservoir Panorama

Another day, another overcast sky. Fortunately, in this location the hemlocks and pines are taller than the deciduous trees so I was able to crop the panorama and eliminate the white sky. Click through to see a much larger view. … Continue reading

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10.12.2021 Orange you glad it’s October?

The last several days have been mostly cloudy, especially in the morning when overcast has ruled the sky. But the color won’t last forever so I am making the best of it despite uninteresting skies and flat light. Owens Pond … Continue reading

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10.11.2021 Brickyard Tree and Foliage

By request, although I had planned to return when the color became stronger, here is a closer frame of the tree that I posted last week. I think that there are parts of the tree that could be abstract subjects … Continue reading

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10.10.2021 Silentish Sunday 2-Barn in Foliage from Norwottuck Railtrail

Viewed from the Norwottuck Railtrail.

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10.10.2021 Silent Sunday-Gentian Finale

Greater Fringed Gentian-Gentianopsis crinita

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10.09.2021 Silken Mobile

We allow quite a number of milkweed plants to line our driveway with other plants as well. I’ve been looking at this one pod waiting for the right time to make an image of the seeds hanging and yesterday noticed … Continue reading

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