Tag Archives: Middle Branch of the Swift River

01.25.2016 Cold Cascade

One last image from my trip to the river on Saturday.  I did make one recognizable image while there.  And I know I am going to catch some “heat” for not making a video of this as it sounded wonderful. … Continue reading

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11.02.2015 The cascade that started it all

The “all” being yesterday’s post. Often photographers will “shoot their way” through a scene.  Ideally, one works your way  through by examining the location and deciding where the best composition lies.  Other times we start where we can start (Thanks, … Continue reading

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11.02.2015 Textural Change of Pace

No doubt everyone is tired of all that color by now.  So yesterday, a gray and lightly drizzled day, I went looking for monochrome water instead of all those tiresome leaves.  But…it is still a favorite place-the Middle Branch of … Continue reading

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08.14.2015 Another look at Bear’s Den Falls

I’m about to hit the sack and realized that I didn’t post this here. This is taken from a perspective downstream in the Middle Branch of the Swift River which you might remember as being on its way to the … Continue reading

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07.03.2015 Bear’s Den Falls 1

With the water at high levels, I am taking advantage and visiting some of my regular haunts that I usually see with a lower flow.  Bear’s Den is a The Trustees of Reservations property in New Salem, MA. The lore … Continue reading

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06.25.2015 Middle Branch of the Swift River

I think portrait format is the way to go here.  🙂 This was my last image before leaving Gate 30 in New Salem on Monday and heading off to Froggy’s pond in Petersham.  To be imperfectly Steve, I think I … Continue reading

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06.24.2015 Two ways of looking at things

As I walked along the Middle Branch of the Swift River which flows into the Quabbin Reservoir I was looking for cascades like the one I posted yesterday.  But the first thing I noticed was the edge across from me … Continue reading

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06.23.2015 Water in motion

It’s been a little while since I posted a water image.  We had some good rain on Sunday which provided some nice flow in the local brooks.  This is one little scene from the Middle Branch of the Swift River … Continue reading

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12.04.2014 Frosty Bubbles with a Needles Chaser

Despite my ongoing complaint about cold weather, some of my favorite images come from the freeze.  I found these bubbles in the ice along the Middle Branch of the Swift River which feeds into the Quabbin Reservoir.  It wasn’t quite … Continue reading

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11.22.2014 Cold off the presses….icicles

14°F this morning.  I tried out my new Heat 3 Smart Gloves and they kept my hands pretty comfortable except for my thumbs.  The heat pack pocket is only for your finger tips so my thumbs were kind of left … Continue reading

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