Category Archives: Nature Photography

04.27.2017 Return to Amethyst Brook

But what part?  Amethyst Brook offers so many possibilities as it meanders several miles from Pelham to Amherst.  In this case it is also a return to this exact spot that I shot back in 2011.  Back then I straddled … Continue reading

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04.26.2017 Oh, just another spectacular beginning to a day

It’s getting harder and harder to get out of the house in time for sunrise.  Bentley requires some quality sit with time in the morning or he wakes Mary Beth up when I leave, so that takes up a half … Continue reading

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04.25.2017 Dunlop Brook Waterfall after some nice rain.

We’ve been having some nice rainfalls lately, today included, and that is making for good water photography.  I may have mentioned before that this spot is within earshot of a somewhat well traveled road, but the combination of early morning … Continue reading

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04.03.2017 Quabbin Observation Tower at Sunrise

I had big plans for today…shoot sunrise, wander along a full rushing stream and take a hike in Quabbin.  But a combination of sore back and Bentley wanting to go out at midnight keeping me awake for a few hours … Continue reading

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04.01.2017 Scaly Chanterelle and an Orange Chanteuse.

Lots of good April Fool’s stuff going around, but that’s not in my wheelhouse, as they say, so I’ll just post something more summery on this snowy, slushy April 1st. Turbinellus kauffmanii fka Gomphus kauffmanii fka Cantharellus kauffmanii-Kauffman’s Scaly Chantarelle … Continue reading

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03.27.2017 Dunlop Brook

Dunlop Brook runs through Romer Woods, a 141 acre parcel that was recently protected for Amherst’s water supply. Robert Romer sold it to the town for a nice reduced price to maintain the water quality and see it protected into … Continue reading

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03.26.2017 Amethyst Brook Subduction

One way to eliminate the constant din of the world is to spend some time enveloped in the sound of moving water.

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