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Tag Archives: photography

First Paddle at Clough State Park

First Paddle at Clough State Park

Posted on by Andrew Reynolds

My favorite season is finally here! It’s so invigorating to finally experience the sensory extravaganza that spring brings. I don’t think I’ll ever get enough of seeing all of the budding trees, smelling the fragrance from the new flowers and … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 05.03.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 05.03.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

05.03.13 “Men hang out their signs indicative of their respective trades; shoemakers hang out a gigantic shoe; jewelers a monster watch, and the dentist hangs out a gold tooth; but in the mountains of New Hampshire, God Almighty has hung … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 04.26.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 04.26.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

04.26.13 “…Birds sing to you at night. The rain and the sun, the changing seasons are true friends. Solitude is a hard won ally, faithful and patient. Yes, I think I know you.” – Henry Rollins, Black Coffee Blues   … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Photographing Pillsbury State Park

Guest Post: Photographing Pillsbury State Park

Posted on by Christina Minniti, Photographer

When I made the leap to move from sunny Phoenix AZ to New England last summer one of the things I was most excited about was hiking with real trees. Throughout the end of the summer and into autumn I … Continue reading

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Harbor at Odiorne Stake Park

Summer Rain Hiking at Odiorne Point State Park

Posted on by Jackie Raiford, New Hampshire State Parks Intern

It was my first real visit to the New Hampshire seacoast and I couldn’t wait to get out on the beach. I was ready with sunglasses and sunscreen. But mother nature had something else in mind. The forecast? Rain, rain, … Continue reading

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Not the best photograph of Mt. Monadnock

The View from Pack Monadnock: Part 2

Posted on by Jackie Raiford, New Hampshire State Parks Intern

When we arrived at the summit of Pack Monadnock, the surrounding mountainscape was already tinged with the first hues of sunset. The wall of an impending storm was crossing distant peaks on its way towards us. At the end of … Continue reading

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Wapack Trail at Miller State Park

The View from Pack Monadnock: Part 1

Posted on by Jackie Raiford, New Hampshire State Parks Intern

If there’s one thing I hope to have accomplished by the end of summer writing for this blog, it’s that I’ve connected to the natural world in a way I haven’t expected. Many of the most valuable experiences I’ve had … Continue reading

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Photography by Jeff Newcomer

The Trail Less Traveled on Mt. Monadnock: Part 1

Posted on by Jackie Raiford, New Hampshire State Parks Intern

I’ll begin this week with another confession. I had a lot of difficulty writing this post. It almost didn’t make it here to the blog. Months ago when I first began planning some of the places and events I wanted … Continue reading

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The Trail Less Traveled on Mt. Monadnock: Part 2

The Trail Less Traveled on Mt. Monadnock: Part 2

Posted on by Jackie Raiford, New Hampshire State Parks Intern

We began our walk on the Old Halfway House trail. It was a sunny and mild morning. We met a golden frog along the way. We paused at the former site of the Halfway House hotel to take in the … Continue reading

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Pinhole Photography at Odiorne State Park: Part 1

Pinhole Photography at Odiorne State Park: Part 1

Posted on by Robert Eaton, New Hampshire State Parks Winter Intern

So, what is a pinhole camera? The world’s first camera! The concept is as old as Aristotle, but I first learned about them in my high school photography class. Today, there is a niche of photographers who enthusiastically pursue the … Continue reading

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