Tag Archives: Belt of Venus

10.24.2021 Mount Pollux Maple at Dawn with Waning Moon

At one time there were two sugar maples atop Mount Pollux that had achieved local iconic status.  But sitting on top of any elevation can be hazardous to your health during stormy weather and both had their bouts with lightning. … Continue reading

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03.25.2021 Worms!

Full Worm Moon 2018 It’s time for the worms to come out…hoping for worms….and a full moon shoot. Nobody likes me Everybody hates me Guess I’ll go eat worms Big fat juicy ones Long thin slimy ones Itsy bitsy, fuzzy … Continue reading

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05.08.2020-2 Photography before senior hour

The local grocery I shop at opens for us older folks at 6 a.m. Until recently that eliminated early morning photography for me but now, with sunrise at 5:30 and earlier, there is plenty of time to do both. I … Continue reading

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10.28.2019 Enfield Lookout Foliage and the Belt of Venus

Again with the out of order chronology of my Saturday in the Park. As I approached Quabbin from Amherst I was driving in fog, sometimes thick and sometimes thin, I anticipated many opportunities.  Yesterday you saw sunbeams as that fog … Continue reading

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09.28.2017-2 Moonset over Mount Hitchcock

From this past June

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02.20.2017 The Holyoke Mountain Range from Afar

This is a view from the Quabbin Tower just as the sun was rising.  I had the Belt of Venus in mind as I drove there and decided to do a long shot of the mountains as I climbed the … Continue reading

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11.26.2015 Full Beaver Moonrise

While waiting in the dark last night, I made an image of the Earth’s shadow below the Belt of Venus. As time went by, I realized that the buckle I was hoping for on the belt wasn’t going to happen.  … Continue reading

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