Tag Archives: Massachusetts

In and out

I took this picture of the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge (see map below the image here) because it symbolizes a couple of things: (1) coming and going: We crossed this bridge many times, and will do so … Continue reading

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waiting for the sunset

Taken on Sunday at the Fells Reservoir (see map below the image here). This is a 2 minute exposure done with the new Satechi timer, which works beautifully! I didn’t get to see an actual sunset because of all the … Continue reading

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swift break

I took this one close to Bound Brook Pond (see map below the image here), which is a great location for observing dragonflies: within ten minutes we saw three species along a five meter long stretch of lake shore. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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Good morning

This morning I drove out to Deer Island to scout for new photo locations. I am interested in interfaces: between land and water, urban and rural, living space and transit space, (people-)space and non-(people-)space, you and me, light and dark, … Continue reading

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One swallow …

… doesn’t make a summer. But the weather is indeed improving bit by bit here in Massachusetts. Like the gray heron, I saw this northern rough-winged swallow (Stelgidopteryx serripennis) at the little lake on Mt. Auburn Cemetery.

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hanging low

It’s been an awfully gray day today. All day long a drizzling rain came down from low hanging clouds. But at least I got a moody shot out of it. On the left you can see Boston’s Back Bay.

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Oommm

Taken this afternoon at the Mt. Auburn Cemetery. This gray heron (Ardea cinerea) came down hooting and after it landed, it turned around and got into this sun-bathing pose for about 15 minutes. It looked a bit like Kung-fu Panda’s … Continue reading

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Watching the watcher

Yesterday we went to Rockport again. At the Halibut Point State Park we saw an amazing number of butterflies, which seemed to have their mating day. It was a big I-chase-you-chase-me party of hundreds of gallant flappers. While a friend … Continue reading

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hidden

Taken at 6 a.m. last Saturday on the shore at Halibut Point State Park. I had planned to catch a sunrise there, but only saw hints of sunlight piercing through the clouds where a bright, fiery ball was supposed to … Continue reading

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Hello

Another Lomo scan from our hike on the Blue Hills Reservation. I like it when photo opportunities present themselves out of nowhere, like this pooch, which had to check out what I was doing before hopping off again a second … Continue reading

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