I found several rollie pollies hiding beneath a pot in the garden and decided to get down on their level.
Somewhere I heard that you shouldn't be afraid to put your camera through some abuse, because otherwise may miss unique photo opportunities. I'm guessing the person who said that had plenty of money to spend on replacing equipment. Fortunately, my camera ...
So far this new year I've only had my camera out three times. Two of those times were for short walks around town, and these two photos were taken during one of those walks. About the second image - I didn't expect to capture a nice landscape scen ...
I went through my photo library and selected eight of my favorite spider images from this year that I had never shared. Hopefully none of them scare you away!
This week I photographed some aphids that were on our indoor mint plant.
I’m disappointed to say that I did not take a single picture last week, but that means you get to see three little leafhoppers I’ve been saving for such an occasion.
A German yellowjacket was hibernating on the ceiling of my mother’s shed. After knocking it down, I let it crawl onto a leaf and then a stump to photograph it.
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.
It was 35 degrees Fahrenheit after sunset last night, but it wasn’t too cold for a crab spider (Thomisidae) to be out and about. You might say it was a cool crab spider.
The temperature was fairly warm this weekend, so yesterday afternoon I went outside to see if there were any bugs still hanging around the yard to photograph. And of course there were still bugs around, because there are always bugs around.