The Mighty Piscataquog

The Piscataquog is my favorite river.  I know, weird, huh?  It's an important waterway not only for people, but for many animals and plants that thrive in the ancient glacial habitats along its course. It has 3 branches (north, middle and south), runs for 57 miles with little interruption and its name translates from a... Continue Reading →

Elusive Wildflowers Part 3 – Wild Columbine

Do you remember me stalking a plant that wasn't blooming and me not knowing what it was?  Well today was my lucky day and I finally found it blooming.  It's columbine!   Yay!!  Another one I'd never shot before.  I don't remember even seeing it outside of books.  Sa-weet. The light was really spectacular, but... Continue Reading →

A morning in Purgatory

There's a little spot of geography about 40 minutes west of my house that has created a whole bunch of waterfalls.  If you've been following the blog, you've seen them - Tucker Falls, Lower Purgatory Falls, Senter Falls and Garwin Falls most recently.  I think I've said that Purgatory brook has three sets of falls... Continue Reading →

Waterfall weekend

This year we've had so much rain that the waterfalls are still flowing mightily.  Strange for this time of year when most streams, rivers and brooks are quite low.  Makes for some fantastic photography though and of course I was out there. This is Mill Brook.  Yeah, original huh?  There is still a semi-active mill... Continue Reading →

Daybreak

Here's some early shots from the last week or so.  I don't know w hat got into me. Adams pond and the whole world lit up pink the other day, it was so peaceful and fresh.  I could smell the apples from the orchard nearby, too. and less than an hour later it looked like... Continue Reading →

More Fall Favorites

Some from a nearby apple orchard.  I particularly liked the juxtaposition of these two.  Plus the light was great! Some watery views from my hike up Mt. Hale this past weekend.  The light was direct sun and rather harsh and contrasty, so I did the best I could  -

Just the Beginning

I'm not going to get all wordy with these posts.  I'm shooting like mad, but can't process efficiently because this old laptop of mine is just not enough for the new technology.  Luckily a new one should arrive today.  In the mean time, here's a couple more from recent outings -

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