A tiny hoverfly mystery on my front porch.
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 →
Yesterday on the return leg of a hike up some small mountains in southern NH, I spied this beauty on a striped maple. It's a rare and wondrous luna moth and the backlight was a bonus. Judging by the bushy and feathery antennae, it's probably a male. It had newly emerged from the cocoon and... 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 →