Category Archives: Nature Photography

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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09.22.2021 Wordless Wednesday

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09.202.2021 Macro Monday-Seasonal Decay

Sounds negative, doesn’t it?  Life has its stages and for plants it is all part of life.  Leaves dying, falling, and decaying into their basic elements feeds a number of organisms, including their own plant’s roots and ultimately back into … 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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09.17.2021 Frog Friday-The tail end of polliwoginess

Here’s a little cutie sporting the last vestige of its polliwog tail. The tympanum is just forming and looks small enough to indicate a young lady but I guess that could change with maturity. The supply of frogs to photograph … 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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09.15.2021 Sunrise Pod

A short time before photographing the Sulphur on Monday, I wandered around the meadow looking for milkweed silk shots.  Made a bunch but so far prefer this one that is just starting to split.  The sun was just cresting the … Continue reading

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