Tag Archives: intimate landscape

04.11.2022 Promise you’ll never let me go

Hemlock and Black Birch seem very compatible in these woods near Dean Brook. I’ve seen them joined like this in other spots nearby. As more is learned about the ecology of forests and soil in general it is becoming more … Continue reading

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03.19.2022 Splish Splash Saturday

It’s a rainy day here in WMass.  Mostly a drizzle but at one point earlier the heavens gushed forth so hard it sounded like a herd of oxen on the roof.  Not much snow this winter so little if any … Continue reading

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03.14.2022 Mum’s the word Monday-Hop Brook Rock Abstract

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03.08.2022 Gneiss Swirls

It’s hard to sense just how hot the core of the earth is and what it is like where two tectonic plates meet, one subducting below the other. The heat so intense that rock melts and swirls into patterns such … Continue reading

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03.07.2022 Nice Gneiss

Yesterday some friends invited me to meet up in Shelburne, MA and visit the Glacial Potholes.  I had visited the location a long time ago…read 40+ years…and was happily surprised to see color and patterns which I did not recall.  … Continue reading

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01.19.2022 Winter’s Chaos

Eliot Porter’s book, “Nature’s Chaos,” is a favorite influence along with “Intimate Landscapes”. There is a lot to be seen in water’s frozen element.

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01.09.2022 Silent Sunday-Murphy Falls

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01.05.2022 Spalted Wood as Art

Spalting occurs when wood rot fungus attacks a tree or, in this case, fallen branch. I posted some from this shoot a few years back, here and here, but hadn’t worked on this composition until now. It’s a prized bit … Continue reading

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12.21.2021 It’s Winter time, winter time, win, win, winter time!

The solstice has arrived and with it temperatures cold enough to offer ice imaging. Although we started the day in the mid-teens not a lot had formed at the waterfall I visited or in some of the standing water.  But … Continue reading

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12.12.2021 Sutured Ice-Bird’s Eye View

As titles go I still have a way to go but it beats “Textured Ice” which is its file name. I considered “Three Worlds” but thought there might be a copyright infringement. Or “Nature’s Chaos” but that one too.  🙂 … Continue reading

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