Category Archives: macro photography
I couldn’t do Wordless because I do want to say a bit. This is probably my favorite of all my flower images. Of course, it is also my favorite flower. For years it was part of my Gravatar but I … Continue reading
I was unaware of these little beauties until I was looking for dragonflies at Atkins Reservoir last week (the same day as the Golden Hedge-hyssop landscapes) and happened upon them. They are from a few inches to two feet tall … Continue reading
I wouldn’t imagine a bird would swallow one of these twice…if at all. Virginian Tiger Moth caterpillar-Spilosoma virginica-aka Yellow Bear. There’s more to Moosehorn Pond than frogs. 🙂
Last year I mistook these for a monkey flower. This year I know better. I guess from a distance they look the same, but close up there is an obvious difference. The pink water-lilies are still going strong as well … Continue reading
Until they go into their cocoons it’s all about fattening up. I am always amazed that all I have to do is brush against a milkweed leaf and it will exude its milky liquid while the caterpillar can chow down … Continue reading
This little Hover Fly or Syrphid Fly (Allograpta obliqua-Common Oblique Syrphid) aka Flower Fly was having a nice nectar dinner next to our driveway Wednesday afternoon. A little more intimate than the shot I shared the other day. What a … Continue reading
It’s been a long day, so no words…just a picture.