Even tinier dudes in my yard

A macro look at some even tinier visitors to my yard!

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My new homebase

Back when I lived in NH, I could and did spend hours in my yard photographing tiny things of beauty. It was barely 1/2 an acre of sand and weeds (for the most part), but it kept me occupied and occasionally intrigued. Now I'm in the northwoods of Wisconsin on a bit more land and... Continue Reading →

Doing that thing I do

More from the yard. Everything was shot with the legacy OM 90mm f2 macro except for the amanita. My husband is used to it by now. If I see something, I can't sit still until I shoot it. Sometimes just a new idea about how to shoot something will obsess me until I do it.... Continue Reading →

There’s this thing I do

that I call 'Yard Macros'. It's when I go into the yard for some camera therapy. I live in the 'burbs. On a tiny plot of sand. I suck at gardening. As much as I'd like a nicely landscaped yard, I don't (once I attempted it, but it didn't take). I can't stand yard work or... Continue Reading →

Corvus Mortis

Finally a post that fits the blog name. Without going all Disney on you about the cycle of life, death is most certainly part of it. While I don't seek out dead things to photograph (even though there's plenty of roadkill these days), I didn't avoid it when presented with an opportunity. I thought there... Continue Reading →

Mining Bee Macro

A follow up to the last post, I went out back to the carpet of whitlow grass again and found it buzzing with tiny mining bees (1.5 cm or 5/8 in).  The sun being strong, but slightly diffused by clouds I went back in for the camera.  So glad I did - Isn't she sweet?... Continue Reading →

OK, I shot

I can't help it.  Discouraged and in  my weird place I still had the urge to go out after a storm and take pictures of my front garden.  The process itself made me happy and that hasn't changed.     I basically just walked the driveway and the shoveled path and used the legacy OM... Continue Reading →

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