Category Archives: Water

08.04.2018 Beauty and the Beast

Maybe I am overstating this a bit, but the two images definitely fit each description…at least in my opinion. When I was at Buffam Brook the other day, my last shot provided a surprise.  Now I did have to set … Continue reading

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08.02.2018 Buffam Falls Conservation Area

Pelham is a small town just east of Amherst.  Much of it is undeveloped and there are several natural areas that most likely will remain so…at least for the rest of my lifetime. One such place that the town has … Continue reading

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08.01.2018 The rains came to Dunlop Falls

We’ve had a dearth of rain this year and brooks were all bones so to speak.  More rocks than water.  But this past week saw rain almost every day, sometimes a downpour sometimes a drizzle. It recharged the local streams and … Continue reading

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12.03.2017 The sum of the parts

When I go searching for cascades and waterfalls to photograph, I get especially excited to find some that are a combination of flows from a few directions.  Often, because the water is tumbling  over a variety of rocks, the textures … Continue reading

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11.26.2017 Amethyst Brook Waterfall

I haven’t been out much lately as we enter our annual “stick” season of bare trees and grey skies. Those conditions do lend themselves to less spacious landscapes and other more intimate subjects and a woodland waterfall certainly fits and … Continue reading

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09.24.2017 Quabbin Former Ponds

When the Goodnough Dike was put in place, the waters of the three branches of the Swift River became not so swift as, along with the Windsor Dam, it blocked the flow and created the Quabbin Reservoir.  Much was swallowed … Continue reading

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05.08.2017 Briggs Brook Cascades

Lots of rain lately…lots.  Not as much as some parts of the mid-west and Quebec most recently, but plenty enough to recharge all the brooks locally.  As you can see here, Quabbin is receiving a lot of water and is back … Continue reading

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