Monthly Archives: September 2010
I took something like 1700 photos for the September Challenge. Sure, many are virtual duplicates because I keep the camera in “burst mode” when shooting in macro using manual focus. But still, that’s a heck of a lot of photos. … Continue reading
Day Thirty already?! I cannot tell you how much fun I’ve had. This contest gave me the incentive to go out and shoot every day. There were some days that I really truly did not think I’d finish, but the … Continue reading
These little fellows are year-round residents, although they often try to sneak indoors for the winter.
A spider’s web is an amazing thing. It is fragile enough to be torn asunder in a gentle breeze, yet surprisingly strong as even large insects become hopelessly ensnared. It is beautiful in its symmetry yet deadly in its purpose.
Home again, safe and sound. Not much going on in my back yard, so I popped over to the local environmental center to check out their butterfly garden. Score! A honey bee, the first of this Challenge! Bumblebees are much … Continue reading
Boy, I had almost no opportunity at all today for bug hunting. Near the end of the day, I found myself outside a museum. There was a bit of a green space around the building, so I began my bug … Continue reading
Today and tomorrow are especially challenging. I’m in Chicago with my wife, she’s on a “shopping weekend.” I’m without my camera or my regular hangouts. The iPhone’s my only resource here! I spotted this moth on the Eddie Bauer building … Continue reading
This cool-looking little bug was hiding under a sunflower stalk. It’s very windy today, and bugs are few and far between. This fella was braced for the wind storm!
My first iPhone-photo of the Challenge! Today is a rainy day. The morning began with thunder boomers and driving rain, and has settled into intermittent drizzle. While running errands, I saw some potted plants with this brave soul facing the … Continue reading