Tag Archives: Quabbin Park

05.30.2020-2 Saturday Morning Fog Hangover

Here is one more image from foggy Quabbin Hill this past Wednesday morning.  After the two trees shot and the violets, I thought I’d walk a bit further up the road and see if there were any more compositions that … Continue reading

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05.30.2020 Spilling through the Spillway

I didn’t expect there to be much flow through the spillway after so many days of no rain but the water levels in the reservoir and watershed are high enough that there was an overflow. The reservoir was created by … Continue reading

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05.29.2020-3 Yes, a third post :)

Why not…it’s fog Friday and this is one more foggy image shot just before the Viola pedata on Quabbin Hill.  It’s sort of iconic in that many people, myself included, have made similar images here before and will do so … Continue reading

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05.28.2020 Viola pedata

A favorite among violets, Bird-foot Violet is recognized by the leaves which give the plant its name. The flower itself is easily recognized as well. The color varies from a bluer shade to this, more purple, and something that says … Continue reading

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05.25.2020 Plan B the second

There was a time when you could enter Quabbin Park well before sunrise but a couple of years ago that changed.  Finding the gates still closed I rushed around to see what else I might look at and hopefully find … Continue reading

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02.27.2020 The Aforementioned Skunk Cabbages

About time they showed up after being mentioned for a few days. Skunk Cabbage-Symplocarpus foetidus, with a variety of other names such as Polecat Weed, is found in wet areas such as the seep located along the road in Quabbin … Continue reading

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02.26.2020 And now for something completely different….

Not really different for those of you who know that I am up early chasing sunrises and dawn light.  But lately the majority of posts have been icy close up abstracts.  Before going to the skunk cabbage seep, I stopped … Continue reading

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02.25.2020-2 Leaf in Winter’s Suspended Animation

I went looking for early skunk cabbages yesterday and did find some.  But this ice encased leaf caught my attention and I made a couple of exposures.  At first I was disappointed that the polarizer couldn’t eliminate all the reflected … Continue reading

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02.12.2020-2 Common Raven nestlings

I don’t make very many bird images but every once in a while an opportunity presents itself. Part of the reason I purchased the Tokina 100-400 last year was to take better advantage of those opportunities when I can.  In … Continue reading

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12.28.2019 Rusty Rocky Abstract

Just puttered around Quabbin Park yesterday on a dreary gray day. After driving around and feeling less than inspired I got the photographer’s blues so “I decided to give up living and go shopping instead“.  🙂

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