Tag Archives: Mount Pollux

06.24.2020 Mount Pollux with Clouds

No mountain pictured, but that’s where my feet were planted for both the views. I don’t often photograph on a bright sunny day at noon but as I was returning home from running some errands I couldn’t resist the strong … Continue reading

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05.24.2020 Mount Pollux Lower Path

Hitting the archives on a quiet Sunday morning.

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05.10.2020 Norwottuck at Sunup

There have been a few questions about what foliage is like in Spring here in Western Massachusetts.  I’ve posted some examples previously and here’s another.  After the maple and moon and colorful clouds over Amherst last Friday, I headed down … Continue reading

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05.09.2020 Turn around!

While I was shooting the moonset and maple yesterday, something said that I should take a look behind me. I did go up on Pollux thinking that the view to the North over South Amherst might light up but had … Continue reading

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05.08.2020-2 Photography before senior hour

The local grocery I shop at opens for us older folks at 6 a.m. Until recently that eliminated early morning photography for me but now, with sunrise at 5:30 and earlier, there is plenty of time to do both. I … Continue reading

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04.24.2020-2 Not a “Rainy Day, Dream away” kinda photograph

The day started rather dismal and I had errands to run.  While driving to one I noticed Norwottuck draped in a foggy tutu and went to Pollux after I was done with the stops.  Of course things were not what … Continue reading

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12.10.2019 Frosted Tree and Valley Fog

A bit earlier than yesterday’s frosty starburst, Mount Pollux was still seeing some of the freezing fog that accompanied the frigid temperatures. In the distance the fog is thinning and the treeline is receiving the hints of sunrise. There are … Continue reading

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12.09.2019 Mount Pollux Frosty Bare Tree

Yesterday started out below zero   This morning is above freezing with ice melting and rain in the forecast with the possibility of 50’s or even 60°. Flooding is a possibility too.  I have quite a backlog of keywording and archiving … Continue reading

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11.01.2019 Flashback Friday-Mount Pollux Maples

Last week I shared this image on Facebook as a precursor to Halloween. That led me to share several more as the week passed for my local friends who are familiar with Mount Pollux. These maple trees are icons.  Or … Continue reading

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05.21.2019 The before and after

The title might give the impression of a raw image followed by a processed one but in this case it is Sunday’s preceding and following compositions to my back and side. The setting Full Flower Moon just before sunrise. As … Continue reading

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