Category Archives: Black and White

10.03.021 ’twas a dark and stormy morning

On Sunday we took a walk along one of the trails that leads to Jordan Pond. It wasn’t the best day for photography with intermittent rain and wind.  Most of the shots I made that morning were of mushrooms, many … Continue reading

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09.24.2021 Fog Friday

As frog season winds down fog season picks up…at least here on the blog. This past Sunday was thick and dark making for some nice moody shooting. I worked on this from three sides and liked this view the better. … Continue reading

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09.22.2021 Wordless Wednesday

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09.15.2921 Twilight along the Connecticut River

Not all early mornings yield a colorful twilight.  On this day the sky was mostly cloudy and although there was a hint of blue sky filtering through the clouds, much of the light was flat so monochrome seemed the way … Continue reading

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07.31.2021 Beardsleyesque Grotesque Pareidolia

Quabbin Shoreline Tree Grotesque I had a period when I enjoyed doing pen and ink drawings and that drew me to Aubrey Beardsley. He described himself and many of his artworks as grotesque but I always found them beautifully drawn.  … Continue reading

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06.14.2021 Macro Monochrome Melding Monday

Sensitive Fern-Onoclea sensibilis Also done on “Green Day” but tossed the color.

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06/01/2021 Foggy Valleys and Hills

There wasn’t much evidence of fog during my ride to New Salem this morning.  But the NOAA site said there would be some and, sure enough, they were right.  Just in the valleys but that allowed for some nice landscape … Continue reading

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05.19.2021 Wordless Wednesday-Beech Buttress

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05.03.2021 Monochrome Monday

I mentioned the other day when sharing the collapsed barn that I would go back, I hoped, to shoot it again with a moody cloudy sky.  I was able to do that last Friday as we were having intermittent showers … Continue reading

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05.02.2021 Monochrome Monday Eve

One of my favorite trees in the North Quabbin area. I’ve photographed this location several times including autumn which is quite the opposite of this. The feeling this morning was just as reserved as it appears although the camera did … Continue reading

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