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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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04.27.2017 Return to Amethyst Brook

But what part?  Amethyst Brook offers so many possibilities as it meanders several miles from Pelham to Amherst.  In this case it is also a return to this exact spot that I shot back in 2011.  Back then I straddled … Continue reading

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03.26.2017 Amethyst Brook Subduction

One way to eliminate the constant din of the world is to spend some time enveloped in the sound of moving water.

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02.27.2016 Amethyst Brook Cascade and a Frozen Foam Cake video

After our 60° warm-up the last two days along with lots of rain, the water is running great in our brooks.  I found this one cascade and an interesting icicle that I wanted to photograph. I am not sure if … Continue reading

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01.21.2016 More from Amethyst Brook

Here are the final two from my time at the falls on Monday. I had scouted this spot on Sunday after the sun had risen too high and created strong contrasts.  A mix of bright sun and deep shadows isn’t what … Continue reading

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01.19.2016 Winter has arrived!

Although we did not have a big storm, there was enough snow to finally have a blanket of white on the ground.  The temperatures have been cold enough to make ice and I shot yesterday until I couldn’t feel my … Continue reading

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07.16.2015 Another from Amethyst Brook

As is often the case, when visiting a spot I explore beyond the obvious feature and that is the case here and in previous posts from this location in Pelham, MA.  I have yet to follow Amethyst Brook to its … Continue reading

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