Category Archives: Western Massachusetts

09.13.2018 Buffam Brook Upstream Cascade

This is a more intimate look at this cascade previously shared on August 15.  Aside from a different framing, I have refined the processing a bit more, pulling the closer cascade out from the background and adding a bit more … Continue reading

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09.06.18 Erratica

Somewhere on the net someone will think this is a typo about something entirely different.  🙂 How this got here is up for speculation.  One possibility is out of the running…I did not place it there.  But someone else may … Continue reading

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08.25.2018 Flying Flower Caterpillars

Well, I hinted to Ann (Gallivanta) earlier that I would post a flower today, but I’ll save those for later. I’ve been experiencing great luck with Monarch larvae this summer.  I know one perished for sure and am not sure … Continue reading

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08.23.2018 Here you go, Andrew…a waterfall and a mushroom

This past Sunday I visited Bear’s Den to see how the waterfall was doing.  It was doing very well.  Lots and lots of water.  (I posted a tannin colored cascade from here the other day) And there was also an … Continue reading

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08.21.2018 Coral-pink Merulius

After two shots of froggie yesterday, he hopped under a log.  When I hopped over the log to see if I could see him I saw this instead. Phlebia incarnata.  There were several groups of these along the log but … Continue reading

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08.19.2018 Tannin Cascade in Bear’s Den

Although Bear’s Den is best known for it’s waterfall, and I did make a few images but have done so before, I  enjoyed this tannin-colored cascade and spent a fair amount of time working it.  Every brook and river is … Continue reading

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08.16.2018 The Third Dean Brook Cascade Composition

I guess you could accuse me of milking this cascade, but it has so many “good sides” to it.  I actually did a fourth from a distance but that one doesn’t work as well as the others so you can … Continue reading

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