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09.15.2021 Sunrise Pod

A short time before photographing the Sulphur on Monday, I wandered around the meadow looking for milkweed silk shots.  Made a bunch but so far prefer this one that is just starting to split.  The sun was just cresting the … Continue reading

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09.09.2021 Golden Grass Meadow

Another image from my wander in Brickyard last Saturday.

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08.23.2021 Monday Morning Gentle Light

Henri gave us a break for most of the morning o there were a few hours for some photography.  I’ve looked at these trees for a number of visits to the sunrise lookout and liked the light on this particular … Continue reading

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08.23.2021 Not what I was looking for…

Although I was just there on Saturday and there are so many places to visit, I decided to return to Moosehorn Pond this morning.  I have wanted to photograph a particular flower, Marsh St. Johnswort, for a few years and … Continue reading

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08.15.2021 Sunday Silence

A peaceful post and a change of pace from all the insects…but one. Pink White Water-lily-Nymphaea odorata with a side of Water-lily Leaf Beetle-Galerucella nymphaeae. I didn’t see the beetle until on the display in Lightroom.  They are quite common. … Continue reading

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08.08.2021 Big Bluestem Dewdrops In Brickyard Meadow

One of the results from the time spent in the “office” yesterday. It’s difficult to find just the right composition in the chaos of the meadow. Even more difficult to get every drop sharp and some are a little soft … Continue reading

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08.03.2021 Dewdrops

After yesterday’s damselfly joy, I turned my attention to my original plan and that was to find more dewdrop compositions. I particularly liked this collection on a curving blade of Big Bluestem –Andropogon gerardii.  Although a prairie grass, it obviously … Continue reading

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07.31.2021 Beardsleyesque Grotesque Pareidolia

Quabbin Shoreline Tree Grotesque I had a period when I enjoyed doing pen and ink drawings and that drew me to Aubrey Beardsley. He described himself and many of his artworks as grotesque but I always found them beautifully drawn.  … Continue reading

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06.16.2021 Lily Pads as Pacman

While at Moosehorn Pond on the same day as the previous water-lily shot, I captured a couple of pads with nice water drops that accumulated during the rain just prior to my arrival. I picked out a couple with some … Continue reading

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06.14.2021 Macro Monochrome Melding Monday

Sensitive Fern-Onoclea sensibilis Also done on “Green Day” but tossed the color.

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