A couple days ago Oak Point Park in Plano experienced a heavy thunderstorm.
When I approached the debris-laden area, I was surprised to discover the number of critters hanging on for dear life. … Continue reading A flood and unexpected truces at Oak Point Park, Part 1
It was a windy day and the weeds were swaying. My subject had her eye(s) on me during the entire photoshoot. I had no expectation that I’d get a good shot – so I took dozens upon dozens. I wanted … Continue reading Let’s Eat!
Date: August 2019 Location: Hot Springs, Arkansas Camera: Rockalita Sunshine (Canon EOS 5D Mark IV) Lens: My beloved 100 mm macro lens (Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L macro IS) Notes: I used a tripod for a steadier shot. More info on … Continue reading Harvestman, an arachnid who is not a spider
I happened to come across Jolene, the jewel beetle, during a hike in Arkansas. I placed her carefully on a leaf with the plan to have a funeral ceremony. My friend Tore handed me a larger rock to carry the … Continue reading Funeral for a Jewel in the Community
Date: March 9, 2019 Location: Dallas Arboretum Camera: Rockalita Sunshine (Canon EOS 5D Mark IV) Lens: My beloved 100 mm macro lens (Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L macro IS) Notes: I wish I had the behind the scenes shot. I spotted this … Continue reading Oh, the Paparazzi!
These are some of my best ladybug photos from the Dallas Arboretum. I didn’t expect the shot below to turn out, I was the hand model and photographer. Same photo, less cropped. Date: March 9, 2019 Location: Dallas Arboretum Camera: … Continue reading Ladybugs
Mona Monarch was in a fatal hit and run accident on October 29, 2018 at Olympic Circle. She was heading to Mexico for her winter vacation. In lieu of cut flower arrangements, family members have requested beautiful flowers be planted in Mona’s honor. Funeral arrangements donated by Grasshopper & Sons Funeral Home. Date: October 29, 2018 Camera: Rockalita Sunshine (Canon EOS 5D Mark IV) Lens: My beloved 100 mm macro lens (Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L macro IS) Location: Dallas, TX Notes: As I pulled in to the parking lot at work, I noticed the butterfly at our circle drive. … Continue reading Mona Monarch
My friend Tore and I returned to Oak Point Park, one week after the Fish Tale / Great Flood. The plan was to observe the damage and cleanup operation. I also planned on documenting the dead fish in fields and … Continue reading A walk in the park with a butterfly
There was a brief moment when the rain paused long enough for my friend Tore and I to visit Oak Point Park. This park makes my list of top city parks because there’s always fun wildlife to observe with very … Continue reading A fish tale