Category Archives: Autumn Color

11.28.2021 Silent Sunday-Sunrise from The Patten

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11.27.2021 The End of Prescott Road

Most of the gates around the Quabbin Reservoir are old roads, many of which end at the water. Gate 16 is the extension of Prescott Road which at one time led to the now former town of Prescott, home to … Continue reading

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11.21.2021 Mount Norwottuck from Mount Pollux at Dawn

Just before the sun crested the eastern horizon, you can see just a hint of it at the top of Norwottuck, I liked the soft inviting light cast down from above. It was chilly as I mentioned yesterday but with … Continue reading

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11.18.2021 An old favorite reprocessed

By the side of the road along Route 202 in Pelham is a nice lookout over the Quabbin Reservoir that attracts a fair number of commuters each morning. A few photographers stop there as well.  I’ve posted several shots from … Continue reading

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11.17.2021 Morton Pond

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Of course, for those familiar with Quabbin’s history, Morton Pond is no more. One of many along with the four old towns (Enfield, Greenwich, Dana, and Prescott) swallowed by the dammed (the original residents of those towns would probably say … Continue reading

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11.15.2021 Owens Pond with Fog-One Tree Two Views

Once again I visited another favorite location on Saturday after visiting Quabbin Park.  I’m a regular at a lot of places. Owens Pond is just a few miles from the house here in town and I’ve posted quite a few … Continue reading

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11.14.2021 Swift River Valley

I’ve photographed this scene a few times.  The Quabbin Spillway is behind us here as we stand on the bridge over the escaping Swift River. Even with all the rain we’ve had recently there is little water flowing over the … Continue reading

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11.11.2021 Aging beauty

I’ve only photographed hosta twice.  Both times the back of the leaves drew my attention.  This one during the summer backlit to show the structure and now with the beauty of aging dressed in frosty finery. Not exactly in another … Continue reading

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11.10.2021 Isolated Light

Another day, another local conservation area visit.  This time I returned to Sweet Alice where I shared the foliage and island a short time ago.  This time I never left the parking lot as I was after frost yet again.  … Continue reading

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11.09.2021 And just a few feet away

from the maintenance shed was this nicely shaped Red Oak pup trying its hardest to grow into a big tree.  As with MacLeod Field, this area is regularly mowed so this tree may not gain its maturity but now that … Continue reading

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