Category Archives: Nature Photography

11.28.2021 Silent Sunday-Sunrise from The Patten

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11.27.2021 The End of Prescott Road

Most of the gates around the Quabbin Reservoir are old roads, many of which end at the water. Gate 16 is the extension of Prescott Road which at one time led to the now former town of Prescott, home to … Continue reading

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11.26.2021 Falls Friday

Rainy day here in Western Massachusetts.  And I’m still in a Tryptophan stupor from yesterday’s gorge. Been napping with Bentley much of the day after our usual 2 a.m. nature call for the both of us. After our day of … Continue reading

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11.25.2021 Nestled

Happy Thanksgiving to all. Hope this day finds you nestled in the warmth and love of family, friends, neighbors, or just happy memories of holidays gone by.  

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11.24.2021 Waterfall Wednesday-Atherton Brook Rocks 2

Atherton Brook, like Dean Brook, draws me back repeatedly for an almost endless collection of cascades. While some are more spectacular than others, especially the waterfall I linked to in the previous post, all have something interesting to share. I’ll … Continue reading

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11.23.2021 And for something a little more lively

After shooting the abstract in the pond, I drove down Moosehorn Road and my peripheral vision, one of the few things age has not affected, noticed a bright spot between the trees about 100 feet into the woods. This wasn’t … Continue reading

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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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11.21.2021 Mount Norwottuck from Mount Pollux at Dawn

Just before the sun crested the eastern horizon, you can see just a hint of it at the top of Norwottuck, I liked the soft inviting light cast down from above. It was chilly as I mentioned yesterday but with … Continue reading

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11.20.2021 Don’t let the warm light fool you

it was cold on Mount Pollux yesterday morning. After shooting the frames for the eclipse, I went up on the hill ( don’t let the name “Mount” fool you either) hoping to catch the setting moon.  But there were thick … Continue reading

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11.19.2021 Atherton Brook Rocks!

Actually, it does.  My favorite of the brooks that feed the Quabbin Reservoir, the cascades are varied and interesting and there is also a nice waterfall which appeared here several times including this from 2016. There are many cascades with … Continue reading

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