Tag Archives: Shutesbury

07.03.2019 Wordless Waterfall Wednesday

Okay, just a couple of words.  This is an image from last August that I hadn’t processed until the other day. I liked the water’s movement into the frame. Advertisements

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06.20.2019 Two different views of Mountain Laurel

Two more views of Mountain Laurel (Kalmia latifolia). The first was made with the 70-200 which allowed for a full frame, more or less, and some soft background blooms. The second with the 180. Now to try to find a … Continue reading

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06.16.2019 Mountain Laurelpalooza

It is finally Mountain Laurel season and that was the focus for today. It started with this reflection landscape at Hawley Reservoir in Pelham. From there, the tour went to Shutesbury.  Actually it was a brief tour with only two … Continue reading

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06.13.2019 Murphy Falls from a different angle

I’ve always shot this waterfall from the left side or straight on but the other day decided to cross Dean Brook (it’s really pretty shallow) and try something different.  I had to shorten the tripod and squat behind it in … Continue reading

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05.30.2019 Closeup and all-encompassing

The Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4 Macro Lens is pretty good at getting the entire environment while creating a very sharp closeup.  The only problem is, for a shot like this, one has to lie down and I am not … Continue reading

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05.25.2019 Thrillium

These are the most beautiful of our spring wildflowers, at least according to me.  I love the Lady’s Slippers and look forward to them every year, but these are tops. It’s a challenge, after photographing dozens of these at least, … Continue reading

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05.03.2019 Ha Ha Ha…yet another from Atherton Brook

I gave it a couple of days, but there was one more lurking among all the others that I processed late. When hiking along the trail by Atherton Brook, this waterfall’s sound is unmistakable and heard for a great distance…actually … Continue reading

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