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Beneath The Button-Ball Tree. January 26, 2012

Posted by littlebangtheory in Art and Nature.
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While waiting for my car to be repaired (again!) I wandered out behind my mechanic’s place to a big Sycamore tree and took this picture:

This is along the banks of the Deerfield river, and the shoreline here was drastically changed by Tropical Storm Irene, leaving water-worn cobbles of every size and description where grassy banks used to be:

That trio of stones may have been arranged by a neighborhood kid, as they’re right in the central village.

I took my newly nimble steed for a test drive, finding little of interest photographically until I passed through upper Cummington at the end of the day and stopped for this lone maple, which I thought would look nice as a black and white photograph:

So, a light day of posting here at LBT.

And so it goes, and so it goes…

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1. Backwater - January 26, 2012

Very nice studies! I especially love the perspective in the sycamore shot.

2. lisahgolden - January 26, 2012

Photo number 3 rocks out loud. Or rather very quietly.

3. littlebangtheory - January 26, 2012

Well, thank you both. 🙂

4. susan - January 27, 2012

The maple looks so pristine in that soft light. Nice work.

5. littlebangtheory - January 27, 2012

Susan, thanks. Now that I’ve made its acquaintance I’m looking forward to visiting it throughout the seasons. I suspect it has a lot to say.


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