Tag Archives: Mount Pollux

10.08.2020 Milkweed Floss

While on Mount Pollux I had fun running around to all the milkweed seed displays.  This was my favorite.

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10.07.2020 Dead Tree on Mount Pollux

Although Mount Pollux itself wasn’t very foggy, there was some in the lower valley field as you can see, the Holyoke Mountain Range was enveloped. I made several exposures of some trees and the fogged in range but then wandered … Continue reading

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10.06.2020-2 Nursery Pod

Let me start by saying that I finally was able to use the Classic Editor.  Now I just hope it is always available. I went to Mount Pollux this morning to photograph the Holyoke Range in fog. But I also … Continue reading

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07.26.2020-2 And now for something completely different, well kinda sorta

After leaving all the nice fog in New Salem yesterday morning, I drove through a clearing landscape but some was still lingering in Amherst.  So up to Mount Pollux I did go.

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07.17.2020 The Maple

An appreciation of the network of branches of this old sugar maple, the survivor of the pair often photographed atop Mount Pollux. Color Black and White Shot at 90° from yesterday’s landscape post looking up into the branches.  I don’t … Continue reading

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07.16.2020 The view from under the Maple

As I mentioned yesterday, I had visited Mount Pollux hoping for colorful skies.  The east and north were too thickly clouded for the rising sun to have much of an effect, but to the south a few clouds caught some … Continue reading

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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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