Tag Archives: Hop Brook

12.17.2016 An oldie but a goodie

We’re receiving some more snow today which sounds lovely…18° with little breeze if any.  But the weather will change this afternoon with freezing rain or sleet to be followed by rain and 50° tomorrow.  Now it sounds like a mess. … Continue reading

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07.18.2016 Hop Brook from the KC Trail Bridge

And, in the distance, is another view of Mount Norwottuck. I’ve always liked this spot in South Amherst.  Once those clouds moved on we had another hot and humid day without rain.

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02.14.2016 Frosty Hop Brook Cascade

More from the Wayback Machine.  Although we did have the frigid temperatures that were predicted this morning, the wind never really rose to the level expected so the wind chill did not either.  That said, it was still awfully cold … Continue reading

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04.03.2015 Flashback Friday

I haven’t been out to make new images in a few weeks now.  In that time I have finally caught up with all my old folders and can start to think about creating a Lightroom catalog and getting to know … Continue reading

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08.09.2014 Bridge View

One of Amherst’s conservation trails takes us over Hop Brook near the Norwottuck Rail Trail where I hike and visit the Poor Farm Swamp and the Brickyard Conservation area.  I’ve wanted to make some images from the bridge but conditions … Continue reading

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09.08.2013 Finally

Yes, finally….I got a shot of a painted turtle at Poor Farm Swamp.  And, also finally, I got a good shot of a Butter and Eggs wildflower…a Toadflax.  I didn’t get out yesterday and almost didn’t today either as the … Continue reading

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05.12.2013 Quabbin Gate 22 in living black and white…and color too.

After checking on the progress of the painted trillium and lady’s slippers at Dean Brook (not quite ready yet), I headed over to Gate 22 in New Salem.  I knew it was overcast but hoped that by the time I … Continue reading

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05.03.2012 Hop Brook Cascade

I captured this image in the fall of 2005.  Although I liked it a lot, it had a couple of problems and I have just re-worked it using newer processing tools to control the whites better and open the shadows … Continue reading

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01.29.2012 Frozen Bubbles

I’ve posted images from Hop Brook in Belchertown.  This is my first from Hop Brook in Amherst. During our warm temperatures lately, the top of the frozen brook melted leaving a layer of water above the ice. When the water … Continue reading

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06.05.2011 Hop Brook Cascades and Waterfall at Holland Glen part two

Following up from my previous post: A very short walk from the crossing is a cascade that in the Spring seems like it might be the Waterfall. Please click the image for a larger view. Just to the right is … Continue reading

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