Category Archives: Patterns in Nature

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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01.20.2017 Ice is nice abstract 2

Not much to add to yesterdays commentary.  I hope you enjoy this additional image from this past weekend.  Happy Friday.

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01.19.2017 Ice is nice abstract 1

It really hasn’t been all that cold this winter except for one spell when we hit single digits.  Last weekend saw the teens a few times after a span of some days with a good 40° and lots of melting so … Continue reading

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10.22.2016 Organized Chaos

I know that I have mentioned my favorite collection of Eliot Porter’s work to be Nature’s Chaos.  It’s a real challenge to look into total disorganization and find something coherent to share.  Once in a while I manage to find … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn Color, Fall Foliage, Intimate Landscape, Landscape, Nature Photography, Patterns in Nature, Quabbin, Western Massachusetts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

08.11.2016 New Salem fog

There was a “crowd” at the Lookout Sunday morning, so I went looking elsewhere and came up empty.  As I drove by a second time on the way home, I noticed conditions were still interesting, sans people, so stopped and … Continue reading

Posted in Black and White, Landscape, Nature Photography, Patterns in Nature, Quabbin, Western Massachusetts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

07.25.2016 What lies beneath

As of July 1st, the state is telling us that the Quabbin Reservoir is at @90% capacity.  I think that is a generous assessment.  After walking the shore yesterday and today, I think quite a lot of what should be … Continue reading

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07.12.2016 A piece of the puzzle

The puzzle is the wide expanse of what makes up our world.  Sometimes larger than life in our limited human experience and sometimes much smaller than our imagination can conjure.  In between can be found many levels for observation as … Continue reading

Posted in Abstract, Closeup Photography, Flora, Nature Photography, Patterns in Nature, The Nature Conservancy, Western Massachusetts, Wildflowers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments