Tag Archives: flora

04.02.2021 A little more skunk seepage

Another shot from the Quabbin Park seep as the skunk cabbage buds start to swell.

Posted in Intimate Landscape, Nature Photography, Quabbin, Western Massachusetts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

03.29.2021 Monochrome Monday-Bloodroot Bud with Dew

I visited the spot where I usually shoot these yesterday morning.  I was hoping for some sign of early spring but nothing doing. It was cold, breezy, overcast, and threatening to rain at any moment.  I guess you could say … Continue reading

Posted in Black and White, Closeup Photography, Flora, macro photography, Nature Photography, Western Massachusetts, Wildflowers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments

03.28.2021 Silent Sunday-Coming Attraction

Posted in Closeup Photography, Flora, macro photography, Nature Photography, Western Massachusetts, Wildflowers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

03.23.2021 A skunk in a seep

Besides the leaves under glass this seep also hosts skunk cabbage-Symplocarpus foetidus which I visit most years at this time. For those unfamiliar, these are the flower buds which precede leafing out and create their own heat so are often … Continue reading

Posted in Closeup Photography, Flora, Intimate Landscape, Nature Photography, Quabbin, Western Massachusetts, wildflower portrait | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

03.18.2021 The Season Draws Nearer

Posted in Black and White, Closeup Photography, Flora, Intimate Landscape, Nature Photography, Wildflowers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

03.17.2021 Wordless Wednesday-one month to go

Posted in Closeup Photography, Flora, macro photography, Nature Photography, Western Massachusetts, wildflower portrait, Wildflowers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

02.05.2021 Flashback Friday Flash Forward

A little anticipation, albeit with several months yet to pass, of my planned trip to Northern Maine. Although I do find white lady’s slippers in some of my local haunts, they are seen by the hundreds (possibly a slight exaggeration) … Continue reading

Posted in Closeup Photography, Flora, macro photography, Maine, Nature Photography, wildflower portrait, Wildflowers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 40 Comments

11.23.2020 Macro Monday-Aster Futures

Posted in Closeup Photography, macro photography, Nature Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

09.29.2020 Misty Day Flowers

We’ve had several misty yet basically rainless days in a  row.  Supposably* tomorrow will produce more than a mist but I won’t believe it until we see it. However a mist does add a little “atmosphere” to flowers. As I … Continue reading

Posted in Closeup Photography, Flora, Intimate Landscape, macro photography, Nature Photography, Quabbin, Western Massachusetts, Wildflowers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 35 Comments

09.14.2020 Macro Monday

I went to visit the fringed gentians this morning.  Unfortunately, sunshine is required for them to open and I only had a few early hours to be out.  I did find one composition with a bud and that will show … Continue reading

Posted in Closeup Photography, Insect Behavior, Insects, macro photography, Nature Photography, Quabbin | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments