Category Archives: Environment.

4.29A.2015 Stratified Rock and Tenacious Tree

Today is a two-fer.  After shooting the waterfall at Dean Brook the other day, I turned around and saw this pile of rocks with a tree on top.  I really like these stratified rocks when they are revealed and especially … Continue reading

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09.30.2014 Another from Harvard Pond

On Sunday the 28th I was at Harvard Pond not looking for shots of snags but shots of fog and foliage.  For several days in a row, last week into this, we have had warm days and cool nights which … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn Color, Central Massachusetts, Environment., Fall Foliage, Landscape, Nature Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

05.21.2014 Harvard Pond on a peaceful Sunday morning

I’m feeling a bit quiet tonight, so here is a view of Harvard Pond in Petersham, MA that reflects that mood.  Shortly before this a beaver swam by and expressed some concern with my presence…a loud slap of his tail … Continue reading

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10.23.2013 The Maples on Mount Pollux

These trees have been here before.  While Norwottuck is a big draw for me, so are these two trees.  They have been here for years  and will continue for more to come.  But….they are declining as you can tell from … Continue reading

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09.08.2013 Finally

Yes, finally….I got a shot of a painted turtle at Poor Farm Swamp.  And, also finally, I got a good shot of a Butter and Eggs wildflower…a Toadflax.  I didn’t get out yesterday and almost didn’t today either as the … Continue reading

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08.31.2013 Same spot…3 views

So I repeat myself a lot…that has been mentioned here before, both saying the same thing over and over and over … 🙂 and revisiting favorite spots.  This post has three images from the same part of the Poor Farm … Continue reading

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03.31.2013 Seeing it a little differently

In 1994 I was pretty much a point and shoot photographer of natural history.  If I saw something interesting I set up and got an image.  Sometimes they were ok but, quite honestly, most are now relegated to boxes and … Continue reading

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12.22.2012 Dean Brook Cascade

It is almost the end of the year and there has been nothing frozen to photograph yet.  This is becoming an unhappy trend the last several years and after seeing “Chasing Ice” last weekend I am more convinced than ever … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn Color, Environment., Fall Foliage, Landscape, Nature Photography, Water, Western Massachusetts | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

12.19.2012 Mount Monadnock and North Quabbin

At some point I will post a couple of images from my New Hampshire trip in early October, but here are two from October 20.  For a nice change, we had decent foliage this year here in Western Massachusetts and … Continue reading

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12.16.2012 Mount Pollux Maples

I had originally intended to title this “Mount Pollux Twins” but in posting it on Facebook I was excoriated for that as they are different ages and have dissimilar shapes as well.  Ah well, it was only intended as a … Continue reading

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