Tag Archives: Dawn

05.19.2022 Learned a New Trick

In the past I’ve ham-handed my attempts at flare removal.  Some have turned out reasonably okay and others not so much.  I recently learned a method involving an inverted curves adjustment that does a nice job.  Of course, this image … Continue reading

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04.12.2022 Why I rise so early

Well, Bentley needing to go out at 3 a.m. has something to do with it but I’ve always got out of bed early anyway. Mornings like this are a reward for being a good dog dad. This is Pack Monadnock … Continue reading

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12.31.2021 Goodbye 2021…Hello 2022

I imagine most of us were very happy to welcome 2021 after a dismal 2020. I bet now most of us are equally or more pleased to see 2021 in our tailights.  It has ended on some bad notes.  Of … Continue reading

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12.14.2021 That was a big whoops!!!!!

For anyone who saw this morning’s post, I have no explanation for what happened.  The image looked okay on my phone but somehow looked just awful once uploaded to the internet, both here and on Facebook. Anyway, for those of … Continue reading

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11.28.2021 Silent Sunday-Sunrise from The Patten

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11.21.2021 Mount Norwottuck from Mount Pollux at Dawn

Just before the sun crested the eastern horizon, you can see just a hint of it at the top of Norwottuck, I liked the soft inviting light cast down from above. It was chilly as I mentioned yesterday but with … Continue reading

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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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10.04.2021 Clouds in the sky, clouds in the valley

After striking out Friday morning looking for a nice sunrise in New Salem overlooking North Quabbin, I decided to give it another shot Saturday. It’s been a while since I made a nice sunrise image locally so I was quite … Continue reading

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08.26.2021 P2K

11+ years and lots of photography. Thanks to everyone who has followed my blog during all these years and posts. I appreciate your interest, likes, and comments. This is a location in New Salem, MA that I visit often.  Saw … Continue reading

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06.20.2021 Silent Summer Solstice Sunday Sunrise

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