Tag Archives: Quabbin Landscape

06.08.2019 Reflections of Chaos

Here is another image from my trip to Pepper’s Mill Pond back on May 13th. A good general rule of thumb is to simplify one’s compositions.  But it’s also good to occasionally embrace the chaos, especially on a day with … Continue reading

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05.16.2019 Most of Pepper Mill Pond

Most because it does turn to the east/right a bit at the far end. From this point all the trees appear compressed and the color more evident. Although I shared this image from 2015 in a comment to Steve yesterday, … Continue reading

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05.15.2019 More from Pepper Mill Pond

It was pretty easy to get carried away with pond’s edge reflection shots. Spring has its own foliage appeal.

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05.14.2019 Pepper Mill Pond

Asking at the Quabbin Visitor Center, I was told that the park now opens daily at 6 a.m. but yesterday whoever opened it was late.  So I went a little further east to Pepper Mill Pond.  It is frequented by … Continue reading

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05.12.2019 A brief moment in time

A 20 minute drive up Route 202 into New Salem got me to the overlook just in time for this nice light before a cloud cover swallowed the rising sun for a few hours.  Eventually we had a sunny lovely … Continue reading

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05.06.2019 Bear’s Den Falls

I hope that this post is more popular than the last couple. Maybe folks are bored with cascades. Bear’s Den got its name from a huge bear killed in this location.  There is a story also that during colonial times, … Continue reading

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05.04.2019 A lovely cascade in Quabbin Park

Although my goal this morning was to find some trees to photograph in the moderate fog in the park, I heard the sound of a brook in the woods along the side of  Hanks Meadow.  I wandered in and noticed … Continue reading

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