Tag Archives: Quabbin

05.29.2022 Silent Sunday II-North Quabbin Foggy Sunrise

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05.13.2022 Bird-foot Posey

Bird-foot Violet-Viola pedata is named for the shape of its leaves, a couple of which you can see beneath the uppermost bloom.  Always a favorite spring wildflower.

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04.15.2022 Fog Friday-Fog on Fire

Giving the archival frogs a break.  Hopefully there will some new froggy heads bobbing up in the ponds soon. But fog is good too and my favorite landscape condition. Some days the valleys catch the light before the rest of … Continue reading

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03.19.2022 Splish Splash Saturday

It’s a rainy day here in WMass.  Mostly a drizzle but at one point earlier the heavens gushed forth so hard it sounded like a herd of oxen on the roof.  Not much snow this winter so little if any … Continue reading

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02.28.2022 Serendipitous Eaglescape

Quite a number of years ago, 2011 to be precise, I hiked to the end of a Quabbin Gate, 15 to be precise, and set up to photograph this island on a foggy morning.  The longest lens I had at … Continue reading

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02.21.2022 Monochrome Monday-Let’s Dance!

I posted something similar a few years ago from a different frame. I decided a square format was a better choice. Not much difference in the processing aside from some contrast tweaks and, of course, the composition.  I stopped by … Continue reading

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02.16.2022 Not so Wordy Wednesday

It’s cold here. 11°F this morning.  But…today will be the start of a warmup and winter seems on the wane. In anticipation, here’s a nice warm shot from a Spring archive find.

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02.05.2022 Third Time Charm

Some of you may remember my posting a similar image in the past.  In 2019 I was driving through Quabbin Park on a workday and just had my phone. I made an image that I liked but it wasn’t suitable … Continue reading

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01.12.2022 Wordless Wednesday-Winter’s Baubles

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01.05.2022 Spalted Wood as Art

Spalting occurs when wood rot fungus attacks a tree or, in this case, fallen branch. I posted some from this shoot a few years back, here and here, but hadn’t worked on this composition until now. It’s a prized bit … Continue reading

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