This busy little bee was spotted on a prickly pear cactus at Copper Breaks State Park. This was one of the first times I got to put my new 100mm lens to the test – and I could have spent … Continue reading Busy Little Bee
I was anxious to come home and try out my new macro lens in the garden. Days like this I am glad I have a garden — even though it’s a haphazard mess. The mystery blooms I photographed weeks ago … Continue reading Macro Lens in the Garden
Now that I have a macro lens I’m unable to focus on anything but photography. In fact, I had a dozen photography ideas to conquer tonight but on the drive home I got distracted by McDonald’s. I must have French … Continue reading A Little Sweet & Salty!
When I go on nature preserve adventures, I like to get in the thick of the action – among the bushes and tall grasses. My most recent trip was no exception. After all, there are insects and bugs to discover! It … Continue reading The Chigger Photo Shoot
These bugs were spotted at a nature preserve in Lewisville. With some careful sleuthing online I was able to confirm they are Large Milkweed Bugs. Whether you’re squeamish or not – I think most can appreciate their beauty – at least … Continue reading Large milkweed bug
The assignment for class was to bring a table top item to photograph. Despite the unusual collections of objects in my home I was at a loss to find something interesting to photograph. I was certain I had NOTHING. I … Continue reading Silver Dollar!
An unexpected change of plans led to quite an adventure. My friend Tore and I considered several options but I was inclined to go to Denison… it’s an obvious choice, given my name is Denise. We made several stops along … Continue reading Wildflowers, motorcycles and feet in the sand!
If I remember correctly, this critter landed on me while I was in my garden. And of course, I had a camera readily available. Looking through the photos, I have no idea how I had the courage to entertain the … Continue reading Praying Mantis