Category Archives: Western Massachusetts

10.07.2021 The color is coming along

We’ve had a fair amount of rain recently which has slowed the color change here.  But there are small pockets where one can find a bit. Actually, the dead tree got my attention and then it was all the other … Continue reading

Posted in Amherst, Autumn Color, Intimate Landscape, Landscape, Nature Photography, Western Massachusetts | Tagged , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

10.04.2021 Clouds in the sky, clouds in the valley

After striking out Friday morning looking for a nice sunrise in New Salem overlooking North Quabbin, I decided to give it another shot Saturday. It’s been a while since I made a nice sunrise image locally so I was quite … Continue reading

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10.01.2021 Frog Friday

Ordinarily most of us prefer a head on shot and a look into the eyes of our subject…assuming it is a subject with eyes. It is good to see other views and I liked this look at the back of … Continue reading

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09.24.2021 Fog Friday

As frog season winds down fog season picks up…at least here on the blog. This past Sunday was thick and dark making for some nice moody shooting. I worked on this from three sides and liked this view the better. … Continue reading

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09.24.2021 Frog Friday

In grass and other plants up to my knees I was lucky to see him much less get a clear shot. But frogs are getting scarcer in the morning as the season winds down and the overnights are cooler so … Continue reading

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09.22.2021 Wordless Wednesday

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09.202.2021 Macro Monday-Seasonal Decay

Sounds negative, doesn’t it?  Life has its stages and for plants it is all part of life.  Leaves dying, falling, and decaying into their basic elements feeds a number of organisms, including their own plant’s roots and ultimately back into … Continue reading

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09.19.2021 Silent Sunday

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09.18.2021 An Unexpected Reward

Last night Mary Beth was going to take Bentley out for his before bed business but I offered to do it.  As a reward I spotted a shape on the screen to our back window.  One never knows what will … Continue reading

Posted in Amherst, Closeup Photography, Insects, Lepidoptera, Nature Photography, Western Massachusetts | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

09.17.2021 A nice surprise at my window.

Usually right before bed I put on the outdoor lights and see what they attract for photography.  When I looked around the corner I thought I had an interesting moth on the window screen but when I got a closer … Continue reading

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