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07.06.2020 Macro Monday-Grass Pink Farewell

Among a few other subjects that I found in the meadow was most likely the last of the Grass Pinks-Calopogon tuberosus that I will photograph this season.  Most are long past and not looking good even for a “spent” image. … Continue reading

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07.05.2020-2 Swamp Thing

Beetle, actually. Strangalepta Flower Longhorn Beetle-Strangalepta abbreviata on White Meadowsweet-Spiraea alba. I visited the swampy meadow again this morning after being clouded out for the full moonset. I was hoping to see something new, which this is, along with whatever … Continue reading

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07.01.2020 White Water-lily Wednesday

I love finding these floating on dark water. This was the only fully open one within “reach” (see below) this past Monday as it is still just a touch early.  Some of the pink flowers are beginning to blossom too, … Continue reading

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06.18.2020 It’s Mountain Laurel Season Again!

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06.17.2020 Wordless Wednesday…

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06.14.2020-2 As luck would have it….

It’s back to work tomorrow morning. I know I have a ton of comments to respond to as well as your posts to comment on and I will catch up.  But this morning was my last “free” morning for a … Continue reading

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06.11.2020 Dennis Moore’s Favorite Flower

Monty Python reference. Skit below. A few years ago in a Facebook group post of mine, I met some folks nearby who had their own patch of Sundial Lupines-Lupinus perennis. Every year since at about this time  I have made … Continue reading

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06.10.2020 It was time

I’ve been shooting with my Canon 5D Mark II for about 12 years.  It still performs well but I decided that an upgrade was in order.  I’ve only made a few images with the new one so far and just … Continue reading

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06.07.2020 As promised

As I mentioned yesterday, I did find a more local plant but I was well late.  It is good to know where to find it next year though.  In the meantime, here’s a shot from 2007 that’s a nice memory. … Continue reading

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06.05.2020 Flashbacks Friday

The full moon was hidden last night and remains so this morning so into the archives we dive. Still a bit early for our water lilies but they should be coming along soon. The past couple of months have been … Continue reading

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