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01.01.2021 It started so well….

New Year’s Day of 2020 started out magnificently.  We had freezing rain overnight and the trees were coated beautifully. There were a few clouds in the sky to catch the warmth of the rising sun and as it rose the … Continue reading

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12.26.2020 Stillness on Saturday

I hope everyone enjoyed the holiday yesterday.  We had a quiet day at home staying dry while we received about 2″ of rain.  If it had been snow we would have been blizzarded. Should be some nice waterflow out there … Continue reading

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11.24.2020 Mumble, mumble, mumble

Lousy night of sleep worrying about stuff that I shouldn’t be worrying about. Decided to work on an old image to calm my brain and try again. I am sure I have posted a similar image a while back but … Continue reading

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11.14.2020 Not quite but almost

When I left the house the clouds looked just right to be illuminated from below across the sky.  There was a nice gap at the horizon with several layers of clouds hovering overhead. I thought the view from Mount Pollux … Continue reading

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10.04.2020 The wait pays off

Saturday is shopping and chore day but it was also the first day of my vacation so off I went toward Quabbin. As I neared the Pelham Lookout I noticed a thick fog bank hanging over the reservoir and got … Continue reading

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06.09.2020 Driveby Sunrise

Before wandering around in the swamp yesterday, I drove down Southeast Street to see if there was fog in the lowlands.  There was.  I parked by what has been known as Thistlebloom Farm, formerly aka Madwoman Farm, and made a … Continue reading

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04.17.2020-2 Tired of starbursts yet?

It wasn’t my intention to shoot another starburst this morning. I visited a section of Dean Brook where I have always been disappointed with my compositions.  Once again the water was strong but not deep so I was able to … Continue reading

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04.16.2020 ‘nother starburst plus a waterfall

This starburst was unexpected and a nice surprise at the end of my walk along Buffam Brook.  The waterfall is more of a slide cascade I’d have preferred to have the rock on the right side of the frame but, … Continue reading

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04.13.2020 Archival Monday

Rainy day here and a good one for looking through old files. There are some flare issues but it has some appeal just the same. I haven’t got much done today.  Decided to follow Jimi’s advice. This is the only … Continue reading

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02.09.2020 Dean Brook with Starburst

Reworked a summer image from a few years back. This didn’t require too much, just a few tweaks and a bit of perspective straightening. While in college, several friends and I would come to “The Cascades” for some time when … Continue reading

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