Category Archives: Black and White

11.30.2020 Monochrome Monday

I’ve been driving by a little temporary pond along Route 122 for years, always looking to see if there is a composition lurking there somewhere.  I’ve never quite been happy with my efforts in winter, spring, or summer, and autumn … Continue reading

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11.25.2020 Wordless Wednesday

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11.22.2020 Silent Sunday Dream

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10.26.2020 Monochrome Monday

While photographing autumn ivy yesterday, I was attracted by some of the functional parts of the electrical substation that is next to the building. I don’t do much architectural shooting although whether this is architectural or not could be debated, … Continue reading

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10.22.2020 Digital Positive…Digital Negative

Positive Negative Just some iPhone fun processed in Photoshop. The first is as was intended when shot.  The second was when I applied a little Gradient Map to the black and white before reversing it. I liked the effect so … Continue reading

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10.12.2020 Monochrome Monday

What do you do when waiting for the sun to rise above the tree line to illuminate the foliage?

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10.01.2020 What was is no more

Not quite accurate.  I’ve photographed this oak several times over the years in Quabbin Park. It spreads so wonderfully.  Sadly, for a reason unknown to me, the Authority have cut the wider branches removing a lot of the appealing character. … Continue reading

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09.22.2020 Below Sunrise

Shortly after Sunday’s sunrise to the north image, I spun the camera to the east. The sky was interesting but the fog was more so and I zoomed the 100-400 in to capture the effect of the illumination. Had the … Continue reading

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09.06.2020 Quiet Forest Nature

Common Puffballs aka Gem-Studded Puffballs aka Warted Puffballs aka Wolf Farts aka Devil’s Snuff-box-Lycoperdon perlatum. I went to the pond I visit for sundews yesterday but the buds are still closed tight.  There is another flower there I want to … Continue reading

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05.01.20-2 Cascade Two-ways

This is the downstream cascade I mentioned with the waterfall images. I did a few sections here too, but I think the whole works a little better.  I’ll share the others tomorrow and see  what you think. At first I … Continue reading

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