Category Archives: Western Massachusetts

07.21.2019 A sky that a landscape photographer’s dreams are made of.

I think this one should speak for itself but I’ll say a little.  The sky looked like I had got out too late as I was loading the equipment in the car yesterday morning.  But I headed out to Hadley, … Continue reading

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07.20.2019 Return to Lawrence Swamp Meadow

We can access this meadow with a short hike on a path that starts at Station Road in Amherst and forks in some pines.  One direction goes more easterly and joins the Jan Dizard Trail and eventually the Robert Frost … Continue reading

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07.19.2019 South Maple Street Sunrise Composition 2

After shooting the panoramic shot posted on 7/16, I started looking for narrower views.  It was a bit later so the light was stronger as the sun got closer to the horizon and I decided a silhouetted tree in front … Continue reading

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07.18.2019 Man in the Rock and Gate Post

After photographing yesterday’s dewy false foxglove at the end of Winsor Dam in Quabbin Park, I walked around the corner to the Spillway to see if I could find another abstract along the idea of my ones a few weeks … Continue reading

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07.16.2019 South Maple Street Sunrise

There are folks who can wax poetic about the sunrise.  The beginning of a new day filled with possibilities greets us. Even the rainy days have much to offer but a start like this really promises so much. Poetry is … Continue reading

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07.13.2019 Another North Quabbin Sunrise

Stopped on my way to look for rattlesnake plantain in North Quabbin, which I did find but the images are still waiting for processing. This was certainly a nice start to the day although the clouds overhead (second image) never … Continue reading

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07.10.2019 Two more wildflowers, one summer and one late spring

Tall Meadow-rue-Thalictrum pubescens I usually find these profusely flowered summer plants, as the name suggests, in meadows or forest edges.  It was nice finding one with an easier background, a lake full of waterlilies and a distant tree line. I … Continue reading

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