Tag Archives: Pelham

11.26.2017 Amethyst Brook Waterfall

I haven’t been out much lately as we enter our annual “stick” season of bare trees and grey skies. Those conditions do lend themselves to less spacious landscapes and other more intimate subjects and a woodland waterfall certainly fits and … Continue reading

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04.27.2017 Return to Amethyst Brook

But what part?  Amethyst Brook offers so many possibilities as it meanders several miles from Pelham to Amherst.  In this case it is also a return to this exact spot that I shot back in 2011.  Back then I straddled … Continue reading

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04.25.2017 Dunlop Brook Waterfall after some nice rain.

We’ve been having some nice rainfalls lately, today included, and that is making for good water photography.  I may have mentioned before that this spot is within earshot of a somewhat well traveled road, but the combination of early morning … Continue reading

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03.27.2017 Dunlop Brook

Dunlop Brook runs through Romer Woods, a 141 acre parcel that was recently protected for Amherst’s water supply. Robert Romer sold it to the town for a nice reduced price to maintain the water quality and see it protected into … Continue reading

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03.26.2017 Amethyst Brook Subduction

One way to eliminate the constant din of the world is to spend some time enveloped in the sound of moving water.

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12.15.16 Sunrise over Reservoir Smoke

I don’t know whether reservoir smoke is a real thing, at least in the language, but the fog that rises from a warm ocean on a very cold day is known as sea smoke. Sunday was very cold, as I … Continue reading

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05.28.2016 Purgee Brook Gulch

I posted a shot of some Purgee Brook cascades in Quabbin a short while back.  A Facebook friend offered to show me another feature farther downstream which he did yesterday. Fortunately for me, I am now undertaking these hikes with … Continue reading

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