This egret and its shadow has either too many legs or not enough.
A few days ago I posted my best attempt to capture a cabbage white in focus. The only issue with the shot was a leaf protruding in the center of the photo–after looking at the post, the leaf became a middle finger. So, yesterday I finally got a focused hand-held photo of a cabbage whiteContinue reading “Cabbage White…DONE!”
As this yellow and black honey bee ventured inside a nasturtium bloom, it took on the orange hue and practically disappeared while I took this photo yesterday. While there aren’t many butterflies about, the bee activity is quite high.
Yesterday, I tried to will butterflies other than the cabbage white into our backyard by setting up my camera on a tripod . Strike three on the black! I got nothing but the cabbage white which has always been hard for me to capture because it is small, moves frequently and its white wings goContinue reading “Striking Out…”
September is painted lady month in the backyard, save for 2021 when everything has gone wrong with wildfires and the weather. Got a little too close on this shot taken four years ago to the day. Haven’t seen a single painted lady in over a month, so I thought I’d post an old photo inContinue reading “Too Close…”
Here’s a Peruvian lily hugging a rusty pole in the bright sun, my idea of contrasts.
I took this shot of a painted lady a year ago and put “her” in photo shop to produce this science fiction motif.
Sometimes it’s good to shoot at unusual angles.
Ivan, our mixed breed rescue dog, has now been with us for two years–he’s about 3.5 years old. He’s tough to photograph with a black tongue (the chow chow part) and a combination of light colored fur with some dark areas. Of course, like most dogs he doesn’t pose. Took this shot yesterday after aContinue reading “Tough to Photograph, Easy to Love”