Category Archives: Patterns in Nature

10.02.2020 Friday Night Fancy

I’ll share two versions of one image. Actually it is one version but rotated for the second. I’ve shared images of Carter Pond and this one feature which offers some abstract compositions previously. But in reviewing old files I decided … Continue reading

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09.07.2020 Spalted Wood as Abstract II

Yesterday I really didn’t have anything special in mind as I headed out so drove over to Quabbin Park.  It is not opening until 7 now so a sunrise there was not possible but the sky was mostly overcast so … Continue reading

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08.24.2020-2 Bet you weren’t expecting this

I visited North Common Meadow, a Trustees of Reservations property in Petersham, MA this morning.  The temp was cool and not a lot was happening.  However, I saw this cattail stem and a leaf along with a couple of others … Continue reading

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08.19.2020-2 Wordless Wednesday

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07.28.2020-2 Striped Maple Abstract

While walking in Bear Swamp last week looking for orchids, I came across a Striped Maple aka Goosefoot Maple-Acer pensylvanicum, just about a foot tall and laying on the ground.  It was near the entrance and I guess that possibly … Continue reading

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07.07.2020 Wordless Wednesday

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06.24.2020 Mount Pollux with Clouds

No mountain pictured, but that’s where my feet were planted for both the views. I don’t often photograph on a bright sunny day at noon but as I was returning home from running some errands I couldn’t resist the strong … Continue reading

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06.13.2020 Fungal Fire

A little abstract fungus something on a warm sunny day in New England. Ganoderma tsugae, along with G. lucidum, are herbal mushrooms used for a variety of applications.  I am not an herbalist or a mycologist so that’s all I … Continue reading

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06.08.2020-2 White Oak Leaves in Spring Regalia

For all you Spring foliage lovers.  🙂

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05.18.2020 Cascade Swirl

Most of the wider view compositions in this stretch of the brook I have already done several times leaving more intimate portions to be discovered.  I had never noticed this swirl before.  I tried an angle from below but found … Continue reading

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