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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
Upon first arrival yesterday morning, the horizon appeared blocked which encouraged looking northward yielding the dawn image. But as time passed the clouds thinned and the sun rose above them.
I’m not sure about adages, but early to rise does get the dawn landscape. The camera’s sensor can’t get the shadows and the sky in one shot, so this is a three image combination of exposures (HDR). A cloud bank … Continue reading
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
I’ve shot this rock a few times and today was the closest to flat water I have seen. To the left is a waterfall that is pulling water constantly thus there is always a flow. I was attracted to the … Continue reading
The interesting feature of these flowers, Lysimachia borealis (aka Trientalis borealis), are the repetitive sevens. Seven, sepals, seven petals and seven anthers. That is, unless there are six. Or five. Or eight or nine. Generally though, seven is the predominate … Continue reading