Whether you call them weeds or wildflowers… they certainly do attract butterflies! Here are some highlights from a recent visit to Oak Point Nature Preserve. I … Continue reading Wildflowers & Butterflies
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: The moment was just too perfect. I spotted the fallen daffodil in the flowerbed, there was a hole nearby and I had my mourners in my camera bag. Time for a funeral service! The only factor that interrupted the solemn moment was a live band playing nearby. I couldn’t miss the chance to cha cha at the Arboretum. 😉 Continue reading Funeral Service for Daffodil
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
My friend Tore and I were just about the only visitors at the Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden on a recent rainy day. It’s a little known secret that rainy or overcast days are THE BEST days to visit. Most … Continue reading Water Droplets as Texture
Date: March 4, 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) Notes: Take the time to admire the daffodils – even when they are covered in dirt! Continue reading Spring Cleaning at the Dallas Arboretum!
I was browsing my ever-growing library of photos and this photo made me smile. I love photographing mushrooms. Camera: Rockalita Sunshine (Canon EOS 5D Mark IV) Lens: My beloved 100 mm macro lens (Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L macro IS) Date: October 2016 Location: Arkansas Continue reading The ongoing series on mushrooms!
Ever wonder how canned sliced mushrooms get prepared? Take a look. Miniatures like Jack spend their time splitting mushrooms. It’s a lot of work, but Jack loves his profession. The next time you have mushrooms, think of Jack. 🙂 Location: … Continue reading Canned Sliced Mushrooms
Henry found a delightful reading nook at Tishomingo National Wildlife Refuge. I stood at this location for several minutes, taking photos, inhaling the smell of the forest, imagining myself becoming part of the scenery. I could smell mushrooms and … Continue reading Reading Nook
This winged creature was spotted at the Caddo National Grasslands. I don’t know what it is – but the wings and eyes are the best features. Date: May 29, 2017 Camera: Rockalita Sunshine (Canon EOS 5D Mark IV) Lens: My beloved 100 mm macro lens (Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L macro IS) Continue reading Interesting Wings
A friend asked what I did on my birthday. Aside from Litter Patrol at the LBJ National Grasslands (a strange but satisfying activity) – I chased … Continue reading Birthday Frogs