Tag Archives: Hop Brook

10.31.2020 Frosty the Heron

Yes, we did have snow yesterday.  Only about an inch locally but nearby spots had more, some as much as 5″. This morning I went out to try for a full moon shot and as it was setting a huge … Continue reading

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08.26.2020-2 Waterfall Wednesday

I almost missed the day.  I haven’t shot a waterfall in ages.  The last was the cascade at Eliza’s (I haven’t forgot about the print…I am just very slow sometimes, Eliza) and now pretty much anything one might call a … Continue reading

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05.08.2020 Gary asks, Gary Receives

I haven’t responded to all your comments yet, but I have read them and one, from Gary/krikitarts, requested a crop with just the dead trees. I did make a composition with the trees after the image I shared from Wednesday … Continue reading

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05.06.2020 Wordless Wednesday-Hop Brook

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04.23.2020 Hop Brook Cascade

We’ll see how this post works out after the last few days of missing comments here on the blog.  Everyone’s comments showed in the Reader but why not here remains a mystery. Here is my second image from my walk … Continue reading

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04.22.2020 Word Wednesday-Smooth

The first of a few from yesterday’s shoot at Hop Brook in Holland Glen along the New England Trail in Belchertown, MA. Hop Brook is a fairly common name in New England. 1/5 sec, f/8 @ISO400, 70-200+CP

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04.01.2019 Return to Holland Glen

The rain arrived later than I expected yesterday and I was able to spend a little time wading in the brook. The water is flowing hard and there were many cascades to enjoy, but most had a lot of fallen … Continue reading

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03.27.2019 Hop Brook at Holland Glen

Reinstating that old Wordless Wednesday thing.  Of course if it was really wordless I wouldn’t have said a thing.

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03.25.2019 Water as an Abstract

I visited a cascade in Hop Brook along the New England Trail this morning. It’s been a while since I was there, but things haven’t changed much.  I wanted something different and noticed the way the water was moving over … Continue reading

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03.24.2017 Hop Brook Cascade

On February 25th, I visited Hop Brook in Holland Glen off Route 9 in Belchertown, MA., a spot that had been one of my most visited places.  A few years back, I found it to be a bit unappealing as … Continue reading

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