Category Archives: Patterns in Nature

07.03.2022 Silent Sunday-Raindrops at North Common Meadow

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06.27.2022 Macro Monday-When life gives you lemons…lens flare version

Yesterday morning I headed to Brickyard Conservation Area here in Amherst.  When I go there it is pretty much all about macro so just toss my 5D Mark IV in the bag with the 180 and doubler mounted.  As a … Continue reading

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06.20.2022 Monochromatic Macro Monday-Tendril

Walking at the Brickyard Conservation Area this morning, I saw a lot of subjects for abstract or intimate images. I certainly didn’t set out with this visualized on my way there and it was the last image I made before … Continue reading

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03.14.2022 Mum’s the word Monday-Hop Brook Rock Abstract

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03.08.2022 Gneiss Swirls

It’s hard to sense just how hot the core of the earth is and what it is like where two tectonic plates meet, one subducting below the other. The heat so intense that rock melts and swirls into patterns such … Continue reading

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03.07.2022 Nice Gneiss

Yesterday some friends invited me to meet up in Shelburne, MA and visit the Glacial Potholes.  I had visited the location a long time ago…read 40+ years…and was happily surprised to see color and patterns which I did not recall.  … Continue reading

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02.21.2022 Monochrome Monday-Let’s Dance!

I posted something similar a few years ago from a different frame. I decided a square format was a better choice. Not much difference in the processing aside from some contrast tweaks and, of course, the composition.  I stopped by … Continue reading

Posted in Black and White, Nature Photography, Patterns in Nature, Quabbin, Western Massachusetts | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 29 Comments

01.26.2022 Wordless Wednesday-Pattern and Texture

Just like a snowflake, not another exactly the same to be found.

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01.19.2022 Winter’s Chaos

Eliot Porter’s book, “Nature’s Chaos,” is a favorite influence along with “Intimate Landscapes”. There is a lot to be seen in water’s frozen element.

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12.21.2021 It’s Winter time, winter time, win, win, winter time!

The solstice has arrived and with it temperatures cold enough to offer ice imaging. Although we started the day in the mid-teens not a lot had formed at the waterfall I visited or in some of the standing water.  But … Continue reading

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