Category Archives: Intimate Landscape

06.20.2019 Two different views of Mountain Laurel

Two more views of Mountain Laurel (Kalmia latifolia). The first was made with the 70-200 which allowed for a full frame, more or less, and some soft background blooms. The second with the 180. Now to try to find a … Continue reading

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06.15.2019 Puffers Pond Reflection

I’ve shot this rock a few times and today was the closest to flat water I have seen.  To the left is a waterfall  that is pulling water constantly thus there is always a flow. I was attracted to the … Continue reading

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05.30.2019 Closeup and all-encompassing

The Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4 Macro Lens is pretty good at getting the entire environment while creating a very sharp closeup.  The only problem is, for a shot like this, one has to lie down and I am not … Continue reading

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05.11.2019 Jack and Violet

Part way up the yellow trail on Mount Norwottuck I came across this Jack-in-the-Pulpit and  little Marsh (I think) Violets. I thought they made a nice intimate composition together. It was pretty mucky and not at all as clean as … Continue reading

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05.04.2019 A lovely cascade in Quabbin Park

Although my goal this morning was to find some trees to photograph in the moderate fog in the park, I heard the sound of a brook in the woods along the side of  Hanks Meadow.  I wandered in and noticed … Continue reading

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04.30.2019 Return to a Vernal Brook

This is a brook I have visited a number of times over the years, often finding it dry as a bone once summer rolls around. With all the rain we’ve been having, and a forecast that indicates more to come, … Continue reading

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04.28.2019 Lesson Learned

You won’t read me saying this is the last one again.  And Michael implored me to keep posting so there’s that as well (I know I am taking liberties with what he actually said). So here is one more that … Continue reading

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