Tag Archives: Petersham

02.14.2017 A few minutes later

After watching the sun rise over Harvard Pond on October 8, I wandered toward the small dam to see what might be seen and noticed this downed tree and the island.  I’ve shot from here before with geese and a … Continue reading

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02.12.2017 Morning magic

I have no good reason for my absence.  Guess I’ve lost a bit of my blogger zeal.  I don’t really have anything recent to share, so here is one I processed the other day while continuing my never ending archiving. … Continue reading

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10.08.2016 It was a dark and stormy morning

Here is that foliage image that was in the pipeline.  The color is really building nicely in the North Quabbin area and I hope to be capturing it at every opportunity every day for the coming week.  The full moon … Continue reading

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09.07.2016 Quabbin Water level comparison

I have mentioned our lack of rain and falling water levels.  Back on August 1st, the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority listed the Quabbin Reservoir to be at 87% capacity. Coincidentally, I made this image the same day. That represents a … Continue reading

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09.04.2016 Peace and Quiet on Silent Sunday

Some days I don’t post as I have nothing to say and don’t want to make a habit of posting and running.  Certainly there is much to discuss and converse over these days whether on a wider view or just … Continue reading

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08.29.2016 Harvard Pond Sunrise

I’ve always liked that island…and one other hidden behind it…as a middle ground for landscapes here. Although it doesn’t show up as one, there is a beaver just left of center creating some ‘V’ ripples in the island shadow.  A … Continue reading

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08.14.2016 Eyes of Newt

Red efts, the juvenile terrestrial form of the Eastern Red-spotted Newt (Notophthalmus viridescens), are a forest floor constant during the summer in the Quabbin Reservoir…especially when the ground is wet.  We finally have had a few storms come through the last … Continue reading

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