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.

07.21.2019 A sky that a landscape photographer’s dreams are made of.

I think this one should speak for itself but I’ll say a little.  The sky looked like I had got out too late as I was loading the equipment in the car yesterday morning.  But I headed out to Hadley, … Continue reading

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07.20.2019 Return to Lawrence Swamp Meadow

We can access this meadow with a short hike on a path that starts at Station Road in Amherst and forks in some pines.  One direction goes more easterly and joins the Jan Dizard Trail and eventually the Robert Frost … Continue reading

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07.19.2019 South Maple Street Sunrise Composition 2

After shooting the panoramic shot posted on 7/16, I started looking for narrower views.  It was a bit later so the light was stronger as the sun got closer to the horizon and I decided a silhouetted tree in front … Continue reading

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07.18.2019 Man in the Rock and Gate Post

After photographing yesterday’s dewy false foxglove at the end of Winsor Dam in Quabbin Park, I walked around the corner to the Spillway to see if I could find another abstract along the idea of my ones a few weeks … Continue reading

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07.17.2019 Downy False-foxglove

One of the Quabbin Park wildflowers I look forward to every year is this lovely spike-Aureolaria virginica. Most of the time I spent with these flowers I shared with bumblebees and the little Syrphids aka hover flies-possibly Toxomerus sp. Most … Continue reading

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07.16.2019 South Maple Street Sunrise

There are folks who can wax poetic about the sunrise.  The beginning of a new day filled with possibilities greets us. Even the rainy days have much to offer but a start like this really promises so much. Poetry is … Continue reading

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07.15.2019 Along Branch Bridge Road

This is a popular locale for fishing and insect watching.  Lots of dragonflies, damselflies, butterflies, and various other insects. It’s also the spot where I made the Tall Meadow Rue image last week. This first image was a pleasant surprise … Continue reading

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