Tag Archives: Belchertown

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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03.31.2020-2 Hopping water at Hop Brook

As part of the looking back exercise, I came across this file from 2017 that had never been processed. It was part of a shoot along this brook that parallels the New England Trail in Belchertown, MA. I’ve posted several … Continue reading

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03.12.2020 The dark of the sun

After shooting the geese the other day, which needed haste before they flew, I worked on this composition which was why I stopped at the pond in the first place.  These trees have attracted me a few times but Monday … Continue reading

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02.22.2020 Water in Motion

Most often I capture water with a soft silky feel, but there is a lot going on with this little one. This is located near Gate 5 where I normally look for sun and full moon rises.  But a wander … Continue reading

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04.01.2019 Return to Holland Glen

The rain arrived later than I expected yesterday and I was able to spend a little time wading in the brook. The water is flowing hard and there were many cascades to enjoy, but most had a lot of fallen … Continue reading

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