Tag Archives: New England

07.21.2019 A sky that a landscape photographer’s dreams are made of.

I think this one should speak for itself but I’ll say a little.  The sky looked like I had got out too late as I was loading the equipment in the car yesterday morning.  But I headed out to Hadley, … Continue reading

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07.20.2019 Return to Lawrence Swamp Meadow

We can access this meadow with a short hike on a path that starts at Station Road in Amherst and forks in some pines.  One direction goes more easterly and joins the Jan Dizard Trail and eventually the Robert Frost … Continue reading

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07.19.2019 South Maple Street Sunrise Composition 2

After shooting the panoramic shot posted on 7/16, I started looking for narrower views.  It was a bit later so the light was stronger as the sun got closer to the horizon and I decided a silhouetted tree in front … Continue reading

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07.18.2019 Man in the Rock and Gate Post

After photographing yesterday’s dewy false foxglove at the end of Winsor Dam in Quabbin Park, I walked around the corner to the Spillway to see if I could find another abstract along the idea of my ones a few weeks … Continue reading

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07.16.2019 South Maple Street Sunrise

There are folks who can wax poetic about the sunrise.  The beginning of a new day filled with possibilities greets us. Even the rainy days have much to offer but a start like this really promises so much. Poetry is … Continue reading

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07.15.2019 Along Branch Bridge Road

This is a popular locale for fishing and insect watching.  Lots of dragonflies, damselflies, butterflies, and various other insects. It’s also the spot where I made the Tall Meadow Rue image last week. This first image was a pleasant surprise … Continue reading

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07.14.2019 The aforementioned Rattlesnake Plantains

To be precise, they are Downy Rattlesnake Plantains-Goodyera pubescens and are members of the Orchidaceae. They are just now beginning to flower.  Even though they are woodland plants they don’t need to take advantage of the vernal open canopy. The … Continue reading

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