If my memory serves me right – I’ve only seen the male banana spider one other time in my life. That’s why I was so excited and eager to climb through vines to get these photos. It wasn’t my most … Continue reading A couple of spiders!
I walked along the water’s edge looking for something to photograph. Maybe I’ll find a bug or flower. When I spotted this fossil I could barely get the words out. This is among my best fossil finds! Here’s my shoe … Continue reading Fossil Discovery
Every state park has something fascinating to discover. You just have to go with an open mind and pay attention to details. This blog focuses on a recent trip to Purtis Creek State Park. While I’m familiar with burl … Continue reading Outdoor Discoveries
As the hottest month of the year approaches (August), I thought I’d post a photo taken during cooler weather: Spring. The photo was taken this year at the Dallas Arboretum. Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II (Big Bertha) Lens: My … Continue reading Tulip
These photos are from Day 2 of my visit to the LBJ National Grasslands. I suspect I’ll be there many more times before the year is over. I tried photographing these critters on Saturday but the photos were disappointing. When … Continue reading LBJ National Grasslands
After downloading over 400 photos from my Saturday adventure, I concluded I am a photography hack. I didn’t like my photos. The circumstances were ideal: perfect lighting, a steady tripod, my good lens and even my nerdy photography vest. But the … Continue reading I thought I was a photography hack.
Thought I’d dig into the archives for some travel photos. This photo was taken in Budapest in 2009. This was the first big trip for Big Bertha. (my camera.) Date: 2009 Camera: Big Bertha (Canon EOS 5D Mark II) Continue reading Budapest
I noticed my recent posts are blending together – they all look green, brown and have a mushroom theme. So here are some photos from a Spring trip to the Dallas Arboretum. The senses seem to come alive with these … Continue reading A splash of color
My ongoing Fungus as Art series continues with photos from Cooper Lake State Park. I took my time setting up the shot with my tripod and I opted for f/32. In the future I’ll go less extreme with f/16. The … Continue reading Worth the shot!
Moss and lichen are among my favorite elements to observe. I tried to branch out and take a different perspective. Camera: Canon PowerShot G16. Date: July 2016 Notes: Take your time to get the right shot. Keep practicing. Continue reading Lichen as Textured Art