Monthly Archives: September 2010

Unused from the Challenge

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

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Day Thirty

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

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Day Twenty-Nine

These little fellows are year-round residents, although they often try to sneak indoors for the winter.

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Day Twenty-Eight

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.

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Day Twenty-Seven

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

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Day Twenty-Six

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

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Day Twenty-Five

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

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Day Twenty-Four

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!

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Day Twenty-Three

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

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Day Twenty-Two

Remember “Queenie,” the spider in my garage window in my Day Two entry? This is her! She doesn’t move around much, so it’s easy to keep track of her. I feel like such a hack today. I’m exhausted from work, … Continue reading

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