My first close encounter with pointed-lobed hepatica - I found some differences from the round-lobed I know well.
I found some!! I found some!! OMG! I barely know where to start this post other than to say that anyone witnessing me photographing these would have thought me crazy. It was almost an act of reverence. The fact that they were in a messy state and jammed up next to a pile of dead... Continue Reading →
Collection of images from the mushroom walk hosted by the PLCH and the Nature Conservancy and featuring the expertise of mushroom enthusiast Reta McGregor.
It's the year for arriving late to the pinesap party. After years of looking for this unusual flower I found the mother lode in Weare, NH. OMG they were everywhere, but just past their full bloom stage. Darn it. You can bet I won't be late next year.
Now this time I really mean it. Elusive. E. LU. SIVE. Hard to find. Hidden. Fugitive. Intangible. I've been hunting this flower ever since I became fascinated with its cousin the indian pipe. That was in 2011. Since that time I have found it once. Once. (shades of Johnny Dangerously) It was in Hollis NH... Continue Reading →
Yeah, fall is supposed to be all about the foliage, but I always like to buck a trend. Mushrooms offer endless subjects these days and hiking with me is basically an exercise in watching me put the camera on the beanbag and shoot another one. Since I always use natural light, sometimes I have to... Continue Reading →
By now you must know how much I love indian pipe wildflowers and how even though my original project was for one season, I still shoot them almost every time I see them. Usually they bloom in June and sometimes spill over into July. But October? October?! Psyche!! Yes, I did place one of those... Continue Reading →
The day of my epic face-plant yielded another present that I would have definitely missed had I gone home. All three of you that read this thing know that I had (have) a mini-project (obsession) going with Indian pipe flowers. I don't know what it is about these luminous beauties, but I am so drawn... Continue Reading →