This evening I did the unthinkable. I played with filters in Photoshop. I am a purist – I photograph to capture what I see without extreme manipulation – and I consider that artful enough. But today, I decided to explore … Continue reading Filters
Today was Mushroom Monday. My Blue Oyster Mushroom kit arrived. Take a look… The directions indicate I am to leave the contents in the bag and place it on a shallow plate. The bag has holes in it where … Continue reading Mushroom Chronicles: Day 1
While sitting on a boulder at a state park in Arkansas, I spotted one of my favorite spiders. I had little confidence the photos would turn out – I couldn’t stand next to the spider – all I could do … Continue reading A Spider with Spines Part 2
I spotted this fascinating creature at the Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge. At first glance I thought it was transporting a fresh catch of food across the web. But upon closer inspection I realized its body was spiny. I struggled taking … Continue reading A spider with spines!