Tag Archives: Quabbin Park

03.21.2017 Welcome Spring 2017!

Although the view seems a bit cold, and it was chilly for sure, this is how March 20 began here in Western Massachusetts. The snow is melting quickly as we have had several 40° to almost 50° days in a … Continue reading

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02.20.2017 The Holyoke Mountain Range from Afar

This is a view from the Quabbin Tower just as the sun was rising.  I had the Belt of Venus in mind as I drove there and decided to do a long shot of the mountains as I climbed the … Continue reading

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11.09.2016 Semi-Wordless Wednesday

Quabbin Park Shoreline Rock and Foggy Mount Lizzie- Not feeling too chatty today…even less than usual.

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11.07.2016 Beauty amidst Death

This is part of a dead or dying stand of Red Pines (Sylvestres resinosa) in the Quabbin Park area. The trees were infested by Red Pine Scale (Matsucoccus resinosae) which attacks them underneath the flaky bark. It was once a lovely … Continue reading

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10.25.2016 Full Hunter’s Moon over Quabbin

A few minutes before finding and photographing my last posted image, I was looking for a setting full moon shot at Enfield Lookout.  I got a bit waylaid as I rounded the curve at the State Police/DCR boat cove and … Continue reading

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10.22.2016 Organized Chaos

I know that I have mentioned my favorite collection of Eliot Porter’s work to be Nature’s Chaos.  It’s a real challenge to look into total disorganization and find something coherent to share.  Once in a while I manage to find … Continue reading

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10.05.2016 A rainy day on Quabbin Hill

The Quabbin Observation Tower has been photographed by many.  I’ve made a few images but am always looking for something a little different.  This past Saturday offered a little mood in the way of a light fog and a bit … Continue reading

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