Category Archives: Amherst

09.24.2021 Fog Friday

As frog season winds down fog season picks up…at least here on the blog. This past Sunday was thick and dark making for some nice moody shooting. I worked on this from three sides and liked this view the better. … Continue reading

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09.24.2021 Frog Friday

In grass and other plants up to my knees I was lucky to see him much less get a clear shot. But frogs are getting scarcer in the morning as the season winds down and the overnights are cooler so … Continue reading

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09.19.2021 Silent Sunday

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09.18.2021 An Unexpected Reward

Last night Mary Beth was going to take Bentley out for his before bed business but I offered to do it.  As a reward I spotted a shape on the screen to our back window.  One never knows what will … Continue reading

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09.17.2021 A nice surprise at my window.

Usually right before bed I put on the outdoor lights and see what they attract for photography.  When I looked around the corner I thought I had an interesting moth on the window screen but when I got a closer … Continue reading

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09.16.2021 Something found in the dark

Often just before bed I go out with my 40D, 100mm macro, and twin flash to see what might be found. Also a flashlight because the camera will not focus on a subject in the dark. Makes it easier to … Continue reading

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09.13.2021 Like shooting fish in a barrel

Here’s an open bloom of our Fringed Gentians in the yard. Fringed Gentian- Gentianopsis crinita I purchased two of these from Nasami Farm two years ago and, as my yard soil is heavy with clay and they prefer well drained … Continue reading

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09.11.2021 Spidurday

Not until I processed this did I realize just how hairy this species’ cephalothorax is. Sac Spider- Elaver excepta   I like the pattern on the abdomen which seems like a landing pattern although who wants to land on a spider’s back? … Continue reading

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09.10.2021 Fog Friday

Well, that was a brief hiatus. I was on my way to Northern Maine when I stopped in Freeport for gas and heard a rubbing sound. I got out and nothing was under the car but it sounded like I … Continue reading

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09.09.2021 Golden Grass Meadow

Another image from my wander in Brickyard last Saturday.

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