Tag Archives: Amherst

05.21.2019 The before and after

The title might give the impression of a raw image followed by a processed one but in this case it is Sunday’s preceding and following compositions to my back and side. The setting Full Flower Moon just before sunrise. As … Continue reading

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05.20.2019 Atkins Reservoir at Golden Hour

After walking a few trails at a favorite lady’s slipper location, and finding plenty budded up it was time to head home. As I drove past Atkins Reservoir I noticed this little island illuminated by the sun rising above the … Continue reading

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05.19.2019 Mount Pollux Sunrise

Same location as my last post, but different day, different time, different direction.  I was actually out to shoot the full moon and will post that at another time.  Hazy sky both to the west and here in the east. … Continue reading

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05.17.2019 Mount Norwottuck

The Holyoke Mountain Range is a dominant feature here in the Happy Valley. And Mount Norwottuck stands out among all the other mountains and hills that make up the rare chain that aligns east-west. There are many locations to view … Continue reading

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05.11.2019 Jack and Violet

Part way up the yellow trail on Mount Norwottuck I came across this Jack-in-the-Pulpit and  little Marsh (I think) Violets. I thought they made a nice intimate composition together. It was pretty mucky and not at all as clean as … Continue reading

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05.01.2019 Monday at Poor Farm Swamp

That was a quick April.  Time’s flying by. Monday morning, as I mentioned yesterday, I walked part of the Norwottuck Rail Trail here in Amherst. I had visions of this view in my head but with all the low-lying fog … Continue reading

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04.03.2019 Amethyst Brook Waterfall

A not very well-known location.  I’ve only seen one other photographer’s images from here…and he lived just down the road from it.    

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