Tag Archives: Brickyard Conservation Area

09.24.2022 Brickyard Baubles

Pretty soon these will be frozen jewels as we approach colder weather but for now it’s still warm and lovely to see an upside down world in drops of rain.  

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08.30.2022 Yikes…one day left to August and I’m still doing dew

It’s become an obsession. Despite the dry weather we’ve been having, with one rainy day’s exception, Brickyard has been providing. I really appreciate the combination of my 180 macro and the doubler to get these shots.  Most are several feet … Continue reading

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08.14.2022 Silent Sunday-Brickyard Dew

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07.28.2022 Crossed Blades in Brickyard 2

Third in the series.  It was a good morning for dew drops. It was too breezy for stacking but I think the out of focus blade works better than had it been sharp.  Aside from not liking to alter nature … Continue reading

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07.27.2022 Wordless Wednesday-Dew Drop Roller Coaster

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

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06.20.2022 Monochromatic Macro Monday-Tendril

Walking at the Brickyard Conservation Area this morning, I saw a lot of subjects for abstract or intimate images. I certainly didn’t set out with this visualized on my way there and it was the last image I made before … Continue reading

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06.17.2022 Sedge Sprite

Lost in the fun and excitement of shooting the Golden-backed Snipe Fly was this colorful damselfly.  I would have found it eventually but doing all my backing up today I came across it.  Another first.  Good season so far. Sedge … Continue reading

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06.05.2022 Let me introduce you to my little friend

Off the top of my head, and so far during the time I have been photographing entomology subjects, this is probably my favorite insect, or maybe my favorite fly, and definitely my favorite snipe fly. While visiting Brickyard Conservation Area … Continue reading

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10.21.2021 Should I or Shouldn’t I?

I debated whether this image was share worthy or not for quite a while.  Made on the same day as the shapely dead tree and foliage at Brickyard, the light was not favorable. But the color was irresistible  so I … Continue reading

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