Charles River Esplanade's horizontal tree
Scenes from throughout Boston's Emerald Necklace, an 1,100-acre chain of parks linked by pathways and waterways begun in the 1800s.
Sunset reflection in flooded section of Charles shoreline
A look through Community Boating headquarters to the docks.
Reflection of Impressionism
The Prudential appears to be rising out of a bed of water lilies amod swirling brushstrokes in this Esplanade reflecting pool image turned upside down.
River of Fog
"The fog comes on little cat feet. It sits looking over harbor and city on silent haunches and then moves on." — Carl Sandburg
A crew rows through the foliage on the Charles in preparation for the Head of the Charles.
Spring blossoms turn this small tributary of the Charles River into a vision of pink.
The Longfellow Bridge stands over the Charles as a mighty sentinel.
A Community Boating sailboat skims the water at Sunset.
Clear and Foggy
With the usually dominant skyline erased by the fog, the reflection of the Beacon Street brownstones in the stilled Storrow Lagoon never looked so perfect.
View of Charles and skyline from BU bridge
Rowers compete in the Head of the Charles against the skyline.
The Charles is an eerie scene as sunset coincides with a summer thunderstorm.
A Community Boating sailboat and its four-man crew makes its way across the Charles.
Fire & ice
Stab and Grab
The great blue heron speared this herring with the upper part of his beak and held it in place with the lower part until he could turn it to swallow it whole.
Behold the fold: The curl of a lily pad reveals what often goes unseen: the gorgeous underside.
The Dog Whisperer
A Vizsla remains intent upon following boats on the Charles even as his human tells him sweetly how cute he is doing it.
Charles River, Harvard
A cormorant emerges from a dive in the Charles River with a good size fish on the way down his gullet.
A boat sails on the Charles past the iconic skyline of the Back Bay.
The light couldn't have been any softer nor the water any stiller. It was a fantasy world.