Tag Archives: North Quabbin

09.15.2019 Twice. Really!

Last week I got a shot I had been dreaming of for the better part of 20 years. It happened again yesterday morning.  Maybe not the twenty year part, but close to it. Once again, I started out with doubts … Continue reading

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09.12.2019 The Lovely Fringed Gentian

Painted trillium in the Spring, too many to have a favorite in Summer, and these in the Autumn.  I always look forward to Greater Fringed Gentian-Gentianopsis crinita flowers.  I checked on the ones I find in North Quabbin last weekend, … Continue reading

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09.04.2019 Before and After

Another rushed ride to New Salem for a sunrise shot. For a change I actually arrived early and got a chance to watch things develop. That was it for Sunday morning.  I was satisfied and went home to continue splitting … Continue reading

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08.26.2019 Clouds in the Sky

Sunrise. I’d have liked  the clouds in the upper right to have been a bit brighter as well but all in all something a little different from the usual.

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08.20.2019 Driftwood Stumped

Besides the natural planter the driftwood presented in yesterday’s post, the weathered shapes of the grain formed beautiful abstract patterns. Again, the reddish wood and the weathered grey make for an interesting contrast. I wasn’t able to totally isolate the … Continue reading

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08.19.2019 Driftwood 1

Before finding the blue curls yesterday, I walked a bit of Gate 35, Old North Main Street in the disenfranchised former town of Dana, Massachusetts-one of the four towns flooded to create the Quabbin Reservoir. It’s one of my favorite … Continue reading

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08.08.2019 Yet another reason to get up early

Here’s another view from New Salem overlooking North Quabbin. It is not uncommon for there to be some fog over the hills and valleys here. Probably my favorite foggy landscape from here happened a long, long time ago.

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