I was talking to a friend recently and he commented he doesn’t have a lot of photos with bees. I didn’t realize I had this set of photos—they were tucked away in folder from 2010. Generally I take more photos … Continue reading The Industrious Bee
This photo was taken at the Ft. Worth Botanic Gardens. Now before you conclude they don’t maintain the place let me explain. They have many areas with well groomed gardens, trial gardens and water features. There is also an area that is more ‘natural’ and covered with trees, a worn out trail and yes, underbrush and an occasional dandelion. To get this shot, I had to get down on my knees to get a better view. Even though it’s a weed I think it turned out quite nice. Camera: Big Bertha (Canon EOS 5D Mark II) Date: March 2012 Continue reading When was the last time you admired a weed? Never?
I consider it a good day when I take at least 200-400 photos. The flip side of this—at last count, I have over 100,000 photos. I’ve gone through multiple laptops and hard drives. There are photos I clearly remember taking even if they are years ago. Others—like this shot—I feel like I have seen for the first time today. Based on my filing system, it was taken at the Ft. Worth Botanic Gardens. The butterfly is on a plant known as salvia—or scarlet sage. Tips: Don’t wait until you reach over 100,000 photos to start sharing them with others. Hoarding … Continue reading Long lost butterfly