Category Archives: Amherst

07.27.2022 Wordless Wednesday-Dew Drop Roller Coaster

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07.25.2022 Macro Monday-Crossed Blades in Brickyard

While in Brickyard yesterday, my main goal was intimate scenes of grass and dew drops.  There was a lot to work with and this is the first of a series. 5D Mark IV with 180 macro and 2.0 teleconverter at … Continue reading

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07.24.2022 Today I learned a new behavior and the word for it.

While photographing in the yard Friday afternoon, I noticed a Goldenrod Crab spider with it’s bumblebee prey and made several photographs. (Note, this is not Nature at its prettiest but all part of the grand scheme of things.) Through the … Continue reading

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07.24.2022. Silent Sunday- Brickyard 5:30 a.m.

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07.23.2022 I’m looking backward to cooler days

The restaurant images are all at the framer’s shop.  I’m now continuing to pull together images for a show this Autumn.  The emphasis will be on Mount Pollux but with a few other Amherst locales in the mix.

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07.22.2022 Funny, I didn’t smell anything

Green Burgundy Stink Bug-Banasa dimidiata Another new to me species in the yard.  This, I think, is the fifth or sixth stink bug species  we’ve had visit us.  This one seems to want some blueberries.  They like most trees and shrubs … Continue reading

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07.20.2022 Wordless Wednesday…another candidate

The Holyoke Mountain Range wearing the Belt of Venus at Dawn

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07.18.2022 Sweet Bee

I’ve admired the metallic sweat bees a few of you have posed recently.  I wish that was what I am sharing today, but alas the only sweat bees in the yard recently have been these Furrow Bees. Sweat Bee-Furrow Bee-Halictus … Continue reading

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07.17.2022 Silent Sunday-Mount Pollux Maple at Dawn

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07.16.2022 Small Saturday

Sorry.  I just can’t come up with something more clever. I saw one of these caterpillars on a daisy fleabane a few weeks ago but it was rolled tight atop the flower and didn’t make for a good image.  But … Continue reading

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