Author Archives: Steve Gingold

About Steve Gingold

I am a Nature Photographer with interests in all things related. Water, flowers, insects and fungi are my main interests but I am happy to photograph wildlife and landscapes and all other of Nature's subjects.

07.02.2022 “I’m available”

Cabbage White butterflies-Pieris rapae are mostly in constant motion. But they do alight on flowers at times and as I was checking out our milkweed in the front yard I noticed this female land on one of our geraniums. As … Continue reading

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07.04.2022 Happy Fourth-My favorite fireworks 💥

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07.03.2022 Silent Sunday-Raindrops at North Common Meadow

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07.03.2022 Fooled me once…

When I visited one of our daisy fleabanes I saw this fly with its iridescent wings and thought it was a hoverfly.  But once I got the shot and looked closer I saw that it wasn’t.  BugGuide told me that … Continue reading

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07.02.2022 A Firefly’s Quiet Moment

I haven’t the slightest idea which Firefly we are looking at.  Only the shadow knows. This was certainly not a planned image but when opportunity alights in the dark woods take a shot. I’d like it a bit more without … Continue reading

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07.01.2022 Panorpa!!!

To some this is a face that only a Panorpa mother could love but somehow I find them attractive. Scorpionfly-Panorpa sp. A species ID without a look a the wings is difficult and this guy flew off after two shutter … Continue reading

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07.01.2022 Frog 🐸 Friday

This little Gray Tree Frog hiding in our lawn chairs must be waiting for the pickanick to start. Maybe hoping for flies on the grill. iPhone 13 Pro Max Whoopsie. Don’t know where my mind was but I corrected the … Continue reading

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06.30.2022 Snakemouth!

Rose Pogonia-Pogonia ophioglossoides. AKA Beardflower for obvious reasons. Another dewy day at MacLeod Field.

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06.29.2022 Wordless Wednesday II-Light and Shadow

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06.29.2022 Wordless Wednesday-Acadia N.P.

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