Tag Archives: M-M Trail

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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03.31.2020-2 Hopping water at Hop Brook

As part of the looking back exercise, I came across this file from 2017 that had never been processed. It was part of a shoot along this brook that parallels the New England Trail in Belchertown, MA. I’ve posted several … 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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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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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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12.20.2014 Solstice Eve

Tomorrow is the first day of winter and, to this point, autumn has been an odd assortment of cold and warm.  There is little hint of snow to be seen and if there is anything for Christmas Day, for all … Continue reading

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09.02.2013 The Holyokes in the Fog

The Holyoke Range is a dominant feature here in the Happy Valley….named such because we have five colleges, lots of arts and a very liberal community…and is a very interesting mountain range as it is one of the few that … Continue reading

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08.21.2011 More Mount Norwottuck (and it won’t be the last)

The view of Mount Norwottuck from Mount Pollux is becoming an obsession.  It’s easy to get to (5 minutes from my house), requires little hiking and has an interesting profile as well as many foreground views to choose from although … Continue reading

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07.05.2011 The Holyoke Mountain Range from Mount Pollux

Yesterday morning I set out for Lawrence Swamp hoping to photograph Grass Pink orchids.  On the way I saw the Holyoke Range dressed in subtle yet colorful fog and changed my path for Mount Pollux.   I decided that, rather than … Continue reading

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