Tag Archives: Quabbin

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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12.31.2021 Goodbye 2021…Hello 2022

I imagine most of us were very happy to welcome 2021 after a dismal 2020. I bet now most of us are equally or more pleased to see 2021 in our tailights.  It has ended on some bad notes.  Of … Continue reading

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12.13.2021 Giving it a rest

I shot this on November 28 and wasn’t quite sure whether it worked or not.  So it sat.  I’ve read that many photographers often don’t even look at their files for a while, letting some time go by so it … Continue reading

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12.10.2021 Fog Friday

One reason I’ve not posted much is that I feel I have hit a plateau with my photography. Part of that is the lack of inspiration that can come during this period which is a great challenge in seeking beauty … Continue reading

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11.27.2021 The End of Prescott Road

Most of the gates around the Quabbin Reservoir are old roads, many of which end at the water. Gate 16 is the extension of Prescott Road which at one time led to the now former town of Prescott, home to … Continue reading

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11.25.2021 Nestled

Happy Thanksgiving to all. Hope this day finds you nestled in the warmth and love of family, friends, neighbors, or just happy memories of holidays gone by.  

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11.24.2021 Waterfall Wednesday-Atherton Brook Rocks 2

Atherton Brook, like Dean Brook, draws me back repeatedly for an almost endless collection of cascades. While some are more spectacular than others, especially the waterfall I linked to in the previous post, all have something interesting to share. I’ll … Continue reading

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11.19.2021 Atherton Brook Rocks!

Actually, it does.  My favorite of the brooks that feed the Quabbin Reservoir, the cascades are varied and interesting and there is also a nice waterfall which appeared here several times including this from 2016. There are many cascades with … Continue reading

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11.18.2021 An old favorite reprocessed

By the side of the road along Route 202 in Pelham is a nice lookout over the Quabbin Reservoir that attracts a fair number of commuters each morning. A few photographers stop there as well.  I’ve posted several shots from … Continue reading

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