Category Archives: Nature Photography

06.29.2020 Dawn Mood

I wasn’t sure what to expect yesterday morning but there was a lot of dense fog in the early hours and I hoped for something more subtle than most of the sunrises I photograph at the South Maple Street location. … Continue reading

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06/28/2020 Silent Sunday-Bow Brook

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06.27.2020 The eyes have it…and then some

Can you imagine being this guy’s optometrist? Northern Pygmy Clubtail-Lanthus parvulus  

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06.26.2020 Flashback Friday-12-spotted Skimmer

Another find at the Lawrence Swamp wet meadow from the archives. Capturing insects in the early morning often allows a close approach that isn’t possible later in the day when they are warmed up and more energetic.  A cool morning … Continue reading

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06.26.2020 Fog Friday

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06.25.2020 Maybe he knows something I don’t….

Being watched by a scavenger does make one a bit nervous sometimes.  🙂    This guy had his eye on me as I walked out into our parking lot at work.                     … Continue reading

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06.24.2020 Mount Pollux with Clouds

No mountain pictured, but that’s where my feet were planted for both the views. I don’t often photograph on a bright sunny day at noon but as I was returning home from running some errands I couldn’t resist the strong … Continue reading

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06.23.2020 Old Formica Ant had a farm, ee i ee i o

Another “found” subject while looking for the orchids at the Lawrence Swamp wet meadow…which thanks to our drought isn’t terribly wet right now. Several plants had many of these scenes happening in the early morning. Aphids and ants have a … Continue reading

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06.22.2020 If one is good, two is better

Sunrises two days in a row, that is.  I barely got to New Salem in time this morning to catch some nice light and color.  All the way up Route 202 I could catch glimpses of this developing and chastised … Continue reading

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06.21.2020-2 B.O.A.S.

The infamous bird on a stick from my backyard. Phoebes are flycatchers and very good ones as they make constant trips to the nest that is above our shed window and sheltered from predators’ view by the eaves of the … Continue reading

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