Category Archives: Black and White

06.20.2022 Monochromatic Macro Monday-Tendril

Walking at the Brickyard Conservation Area this morning, I saw a lot of subjects for abstract or intimate images. I certainly didn’t set out with this visualized on my way there and it was the last image I made before … Continue reading

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04.24.2022 Celandine Poppy- Stylophorum diphyllum

This was going to be a “Silent Sunday” post but figured I’d say a little about it.  This popped up in my yard without a deposit slip.  No idea where it came from but they are nice medium-sized yellow flowers.  … Continue reading

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04.14.2022 Dean Brook Intimate

Although the cascading water is usually my primary subject I found these broken branches or stumps interesting, especially with the dangling icicles.  

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04.11.2022 Promise you’ll never let me go

Hemlock and Black Birch seem very compatible in these woods near Dean Brook. I’ve seen them joined like this in other spots nearby. As more is learned about the ecology of forests and soil in general it is becoming more … Continue reading

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03.19.2022 Splish Splash Saturday

It’s a rainy day here in WMass.  Mostly a drizzle but at one point earlier the heavens gushed forth so hard it sounded like a herd of oxen on the roof.  Not much snow this winter so little if any … Continue reading

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02.21.2022 Monochrome Monday-Let’s Dance!

I posted something similar a few years ago from a different frame. I decided a square format was a better choice. Not much difference in the processing aside from some contrast tweaks and, of course, the composition.  I stopped by … Continue reading

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01.26.2022 Wordless Wednesday-Pattern and Texture

Just like a snowflake, not another exactly the same to be found.

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11.21.2021 Not Exactly as Found

I generally post my images more or less true to reality.  In this case not so much.  This is exactly as I found it although there was other stuff that I did not want in the image. But this is … Continue reading

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11.06.2021 Golf Course Foggy Moors

Not Great Britain but The Orchards G.C. in South Hadley on a foggy morning. From a ride to work last year…iPhone through the car window.

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11.01.2021 Monochrome Monday-Fog in the Valley

A few moments after shooting “A Piece of Sky” on the 17th I looked down in the valley and saw this small area of foggy pines. North Quabbin is often filled with ground fog and the possibilities are varied depending … Continue reading

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