Tag Archives: Belchertown

11.26.2020 Thankful Thursday

It is a challenge this year to be thankful for much.  Those of us with our health and fortunate enough to live in communities that take the virus seriously can be happy for the responsibility our neighbors are showing so … Continue reading

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11.24.2020 Mumble, mumble, mumble

Lousy night of sleep worrying about stuff that I shouldn’t be worrying about. Decided to work on an old image to calm my brain and try again. I am sure I have posted a similar image a while back but … Continue reading

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11.20.2020 Flashback Friday 1

There’s a Full Beaver Moon coming up on 11/30, but today I’ll offer this one from 2015 at the end of Old Enfield Road (Quabbin Gate 5) in Belchertown. While the thin clouds interfere with the moon detail I like … Continue reading

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08.26.2020-2 Waterfall Wednesday

I almost missed the day.  I haven’t shot a waterfall in ages.  The last was the cascade at Eliza’s (I haven’t forgot about the print…I am just very slow sometimes, Eliza) and now pretty much anything one might call a … Continue reading

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05.25.2020 Plan B the second

There was a time when you could enter Quabbin Park well before sunrise but a couple of years ago that changed.  Finding the gates still closed I rushed around to see what else I might look at and hopefully find … Continue reading

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05.09.2020-2 Scarboro Brook one more time

A side view of the cascade I posted on Thursday.  I liked the mossy rock and wanted to give it its due. I composed for the entire back upper right slab also but that introduced too much of the dried … Continue reading

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05.07.2020 Scarboro Brook visit 2

After the Hop Brook visit and before the Marsh Marigold visit, I stopped again at Scarboro Brook without the sun to contend with.  It had risen but was still below the tree line and the brook is below road level … Continue reading

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05.02.2020-2 Scarboro Brook Cascade

Another brook I’ve been meaning to photograph.  I stopped there yesterday after shooting the marsh marigolds but the sun was coming through the trees and there were just a few cascades without hot spots. I liked the texture of the … Continue reading

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04.23.2020 Hop Brook Cascade

We’ll see how this post works out after the last few days of missing comments here on the blog.  Everyone’s comments showed in the Reader but why not here remains a mystery. Here is my second image from my walk … Continue reading

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04.22.2020 Word Wednesday-Smooth

The first of a few from yesterday’s shoot at Hop Brook in Holland Glen along the New England Trail in Belchertown, MA. Hop Brook is a fairly common name in New England. 1/5 sec, f/8 @ISO400, 70-200+CP

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