Saturday, October 30th, was a big event for Tore Bellis and me. It was the opening reception for two art exhibits at the Grand Theater in Lewisville, Texas. This is the first opening reception we’ve attended and it’s the first … Continue reading Opening Reception – Call of the Wild & Day of the Dead – Visual Art League of Lewisville
Antonio was enjoying a peaceful hike when he came upon a curious mound of rubbish…on legs! Continue reading Hiker Discovers Garbage Bug
I noticed a fuzz ball moving on a leaf. It wasn’t the breeze causing the movement. It was definitely moving on its own. As I looked closer, it looked like there could be bark on the moving fuzz ball… and are those dead bodies? But what is it? Continue reading A Hoarder in the Bug Community
A close-up look at the beauty of cicada wings. They resemble stained glass! Continue reading Cicada Wings
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!