2018_10_12 Tiny Midge on Window

Tiny Midges

After a cold week, I only found a few midges outside to photograph yesterday. That reminded me of this tiny, white midge I had photographed in October. It was barely noticeable, peeking into our nice, warm house, but a macro lens revealed its true midge identity.

Moth on Aster

Grass Moths

Grass moths (Crambidae family) have been a common visitor to the backyard, so here are four of my favorite moth photos from September and October. The first three are Udea rubigalis. The fourth moth is unidentified. Udea rubigalis on a wall.Udea ...

phidippus audax

Spider GIFs

When shooting handheld macro photos, especially of live animals, I’m either sort of lucky or very lucky to get a correctly focused image on the first try, so I usually take several shots to hopefully get one in focus. That means I occasionally end up with two or more similar images. This week, I used similar spider images to make some simple GIFs.