Category Archives: Amherst

08.11.2018 I do love me a good fog

Owens Pond is a favorite spot for a couple of reasons, foggy tree reflections being the main attraction. Early Sunday morning, August 5th, I had it all to myself.  Peace, quiet, tranquility. Advertisements

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08.10.2018 South Amherst Sunrise

After a storm, quite often the departing clouds light up at sunrise.

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07.25.2018 Why the stern look?

I don’t know whether frogs and toads can shape a smile or not, but they always look rather  irritated.  I had to guide this little American Toad out of Bentley’s circle of influence.  I don’t think he would have tried … Continue reading

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11.26.2017 Amethyst Brook Waterfall

I haven’t been out much lately as we enter our annual “stick” season of bare trees and grey skies. Those conditions do lend themselves to less spacious landscapes and other more intimate subjects and a woodland waterfall certainly fits and … Continue reading

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09.28.2017 Similar visions

Apparently I like the sun in the upper right.  🙂 July 3, 2017 Brickyard, Amherst, MA September 10, 2017 North Quabbin from New SalemIn fairness to myself, I do place the sun, or other subjects, elsewhere in my compositions.  But … Continue reading

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07.17.2017 Sun, fog, and a tree in Brickyard

Shortly after the July 3rd Brickyard foggy sunrise previously posted, I went looking for some Canada Lilies.  I didn’t find any there but came across a foggy scene with a tree filtering the sunlight creating a bit of a starburst…actually … Continue reading

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07.03.2017 The waiting pays off-Brickyard Sunrise

I planned on photographing some Canada Lilies  this morning (they were nowhere to be found) but my initial plan was sunrise over a foggy meadow.  When I arrived the fog was quite strong over the trees and horizon but I … Continue reading

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