Tag Archives: Quabbin watershed

05.01.20-2 Cascade Two-ways

This is the downstream cascade I mentioned with the waterfall images. I did a few sections here too, but I think the whole works a little better.  I’ll share the others tomorrow and see  what you think. At first I … Continue reading

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04.30.2020 Waterfall Intimacy

Yesterday’s image showing the whole of the waterfall is the view I have made often in the past.  But the closer looks are appealing on their own and I am sharing two today. I made this image then waded a … Continue reading

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04.29.2020 Return to Atherton Brook

I try to visit this location each year about this time when the water is running strong and the weather is just starting to warm up. It’s my favorite brook in the Quabbin watershed with loads of cascades to study…probably … Continue reading

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04.10.2020-2 Invitation to a hike

Wouldn’t it be nice to head out for a hike here?  This is Quabbin Watershed Gate 15, an old road that eventually disappears into the reservoir as so many others do. It runs along Atherton Brook, I call it Atherton … Continue reading

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10.18.2016 A Tree Grows on Branch Bridge Road

I began my vacation 12 days ago and have been spending as much time as possible in the Quabbin watershed-mostly capturing foliage images. Did some yard work too, but it was all about autumn shooting and we have had surprisingly … 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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06.08.2016 Atherton Brook Waterfall

The fungus was nice and so was the s-curve in the brook.  But what I was really looking for was the waterfall.  As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, visiting a familiar place gives one a chance to capture something a little … Continue reading

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06.07.2016 A brook runs through it

One of the rewarding things about visiting familiar places is when you see things in a different way.  It’s true of many subjects including flowers and landscapes.  In this case it’s about the water. I’ve photographed Atherton Brook inside of … Continue reading

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02.28.2016 Briggs Brook Waterfall

First off a disclaimer.  I forgot to make a video. I’ll try to remember next time. I’ve been to Briggs Brook several times over the last few years.  It’s got many attractive cascades, but I always wanted to shoot this … Continue reading

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11.01.2014 Atherton Brook Sigmoid

I did go looking for Egg Rock this morning.  If it is still there, somewhere, I did not see it although I did notice one rock that may be the one but I am not sure.  But one of the … Continue reading

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