Category Archives: Black and White

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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04.30.2021 Fog Friday-Rainy Day, Dream Away

 

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04.05.2021 Monochrome Monday-Jennison Road

Mountain Laurel branches develop some nice shape. Although dead, I liked the curves combined with the stump. Last year was a downer for Mountain Laurel flowers.  The year before was glorious and I am hoping for a rebound this year.

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03.29.2021 Monochrome Monday-Bloodroot Bud with Dew

I visited the spot where I usually shoot these yesterday morning.  I was hoping for some sign of early spring but nothing doing. It was cold, breezy, overcast, and threatening to rain at any moment.  I guess you could say … Continue reading

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03.18.2021 The Season Draws Nearer

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