Tag Archives: Black and White photography

11.21.2021 Not Exactly as Found

I generally post my images more or less true to reality.  In this case not so much.  This is exactly as I found it although there was other stuff that I did not want in the image. But this is … Continue reading

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11.01.2021 Monochrome Monday-Fog in the Valley

A few moments after shooting “A Piece of Sky” on the 17th I looked down in the valley and saw this small area of foggy pines. North Quabbin is often filled with ground fog and the possibilities are varied depending … Continue reading

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10.15.2021 Eat your heart out Austin Steve

Not exactly a complete opposite but close to what Steve Schwartzman experiences in Austin as natural places become housing developments. In this case a golf course is being turned into a few things, that includes a possible low-income housing development … Continue reading

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10.03.021 ’twas a dark and stormy morning

On Sunday we took a walk along one of the trails that leads to Jordan Pond. It wasn’t the best day for photography with intermittent rain and wind.  Most of the shots I made that morning were of mushrooms, many … Continue reading

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09.24.2021 Fog Friday

As frog season winds down fog season picks up…at least here on the blog. This past Sunday was thick and dark making for some nice moody shooting. I worked on this from three sides and liked this view the better. … Continue reading

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09.22.2021 Wordless Wednesday

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09.15.2921 Twilight along the Connecticut River

Not all early mornings yield a colorful twilight.  On this day the sky was mostly cloudy and although there was a hint of blue sky filtering through the clouds, much of the light was flat so monochrome seemed the way … Continue reading

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08.06.2021 Frog Noir Friday

Mike Powell posted a nice frog shot on FB and I am sure it will be on his blog soon.  I figured I should follow his lead and post another Frog Friday. B&W is a little different and I think … Continue reading

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07.31.2021 Beardsleyesque Grotesque Pareidolia

Quabbin Shoreline Tree Grotesque I had a period when I enjoyed doing pen and ink drawings and that drew me to Aubrey Beardsley. He described himself and many of his artworks as grotesque but I always found them beautifully drawn.  … Continue reading

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06.14.2021 Macro Monochrome Melding Monday

Sensitive Fern-Onoclea sensibilis Also done on “Green Day” but tossed the color.

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