Category Archives: Amherst

06.15.2019 Puffers Pond Reflection

I’ve shot this rock a few times and today was the closest to flat water I have seen.  To the left is a waterfall  that is pulling water constantly thus there is always a flow. I was attracted to the … Continue reading

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06.12.2019 Poor Farm Swamp

The last day of May started out with just the right amount of atmosphere.

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06.07.2019 Owens Pond Reflection

The pre-sunrise period of dawn is usually when the best color happens. Not much of that occurred on May 19, but what follows sunrise is called “golden hour” for a reason. No mystery about the subject here.  Just more of … Continue reading

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05.29.2019 Frog season is here

It was pretty chilly Saturday morning, so I was surprised to hear some croaking in Poor Farm Swamp. I believe this is a female.  The vocal sac never expanded while I was watching so I can’t be sure, but a … Continue reading

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05.21.2019 The before and after

The title might give the impression of a raw image followed by a processed one but in this case it is Sunday’s preceding and following compositions to my back and side. The setting Full Flower Moon just before sunrise. As … Continue reading

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05.20.2019 Atkins Reservoir at Golden Hour

After walking a few trails at a favorite lady’s slipper location, and finding plenty budded up it was time to head home. As I drove past Atkins Reservoir I noticed this little island illuminated by the sun rising above the … Continue reading

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05.19.2019 Mount Pollux Sunrise

Same location as my last post, but different day, different time, different direction.  I was actually out to shoot the full moon and will post that at another time.  Hazy sky both to the west and here in the east. … Continue reading

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