Tag Archives: Brickyard

07.25.2022 Macro Monday-Crossed Blades in Brickyard

While in Brickyard yesterday, my main goal was intimate scenes of grass and dew drops.  There was a lot to work with and this is the first of a series. 5D Mark IV with 180 macro and 2.0 teleconverter at … Continue reading

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10.11.2021 Brickyard Tree and Foliage

By request, although I had planned to return when the color became stronger, here is a closer frame of the tree that I posted last week. I think that there are parts of the tree that could be abstract subjects … Continue reading

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04.25.2021 Painted Turtles on a Log

Yesterday afternoon I set out to photograph turtles.  I don’t usually shoot mid-afternoon but they like to bask in the sun and morning at this time of the year is too cool. I found them in a couple of places … Continue reading

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07.04.2014 Swamp Rose

Here’s another flower from yesterday’s walk through the Brickyard Conservation Area in Amherst.  There were many of these blooms but very few that hadn’t been battered by the rains.  And after last night’s thunder storms I imagine any that weren’t … Continue reading

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07.03.2014 Common St. Johnswort

This morning followed a heavy rain, so I wasn’t expecting too much.  Most of the plants were bent over and looking generally bedraggled.  But a few stood up to the weather and one was Common St. Johnswort (Hypericum perforatum) which … Continue reading

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