Tag Archives: Morton Pond

09.24.2017 Quabbin Former Ponds

When the Goodnough Dike was put in place, the waters of the three branches of the Swift River became not so swift as, along with the Windsor Dam, it blocked the flow and created the Quabbin Reservoir.  Much was swallowed … Continue reading

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10.20.16 Like a broken record (if you remember records)

The broken part being my love of and repeated sharing of images from the same location.  That is the case with this view having been shot by me annually for at least 10 years.  There is always something different…color brilliance, … Continue reading

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08.22.2016 More Quabbin Shoreline with Mount Lizzie in the Distance

I’ve shot this view many times, including during foliage season, but I think this is probably the nicest light I have captured there yet.  Maybe the brilliant fall color would have distracted. I went here thinking of making a black … Continue reading

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12.08.2015 Lovely Gray Morning

Black and White photography is often referred to as Monochrome or Gray Scale.  Sunday was a Gray Scale day at Quabbin. When processing these, it is tempting to find a white and black point for ample contrast, but too much … Continue reading

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10.18.2015 The long and the short of it

Exposure-wise, that is.  These are not exactly identical as they were shot a few minutes apart and the light was changing frequently on a partly cloudy morning.  The sun was peeking in and out between clouds which made for some … Continue reading

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10.09.2014 Foliage Cove

I try to visit this spot every year and most times the images are pretty similar.  Once in a while there is some low fog along the shoreline and sometimes, when I am lucky which I was not yesterday, there … Continue reading

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