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.
A close look at salt and pepper, in black-and-white.
Fall leaves are like snowflakes – they fall to the ground, they are unique, and it’s impossible to photograph all of them.
A Phidippus audax was staking out our amethyst basil plant, and in doing so it provided me with a lot of great of photo opportunities against a colorful background.
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 rubig ...