This post features highlights from a recent trip to Ray Roberts Lake State Park. Typically I select photos based on quality but this time I decided the theme was more important. Bon appetit! The spider below had a very unusual … Continue reading Dinner is served
What should I name my new creepy doll? I toyed with different options. Then traffic started backing up—I was somewhat grateful as it made it easier to navigate across multiple lanes. And that’s when I had a realization. I’m traveling … Continue reading Mr. Liberty Wolfe
I took a Monday off from work last month to visit the Dallas Arboretum. Zero color/lighting adjustments were made to the photos in Photoshop or any other program. What you see is what I photographed just as I saw it. … Continue reading Elegance in the Garden
I spied these insects along a trail at a park in Plano. I’ve never seen anything like them. Giant ants, perhaps? They certainly are creepy – yet fascinating…. I did some research and discovered these are Wheel Bug nymphs. Friends … Continue reading Wheel Bug Nymph!
On Saturday my friend and I went to Arbor Hills Nature Preserve. At first glance, this nature preserve doesn’t look like it has a lot to offer photographers. Half the population of Plano seemed to be here – walking, … Continue reading Flight of the ladybug taken from two different angles and lens types
Of the almost 300 photos I took today and the additional 300 from yesterday, I decided the best photo to feature was this ant. Now the question is why? I didn’t plan on photographing a dead ant. In fact, I … Continue reading Of all the photos from today I chose this one…
I had to get down on my knees to get this shot. Passersby included joggers, walkers and bicyclists—and there were many. Now that winter is behind us—everyone is eager to be outdoors. I think all of Plano was at this … Continue reading A zoomed in and cropped image of a dandelion
While the best part of Spring at the Dallas Arboretum are the fresh daffodils and tulips I feel a responsibility to photograph the unsung heroes in the garden. The blooms that are withered and spent have beauty too! I was so … Continue reading Pretty withered
Last year I took a photography class at Brookhaven College. We met once a week in the evening for several hours. I learned more from that class than I did from books on my own. Here’s one of our homework … Continue reading Photography Homework
I got to “play hooky” on Monday with my boss’s approval. It was the perfect day for the Dallas Arboretum. When I returned to the office on Tuesday, my boss asked, “What was the highlight of your trip to the Arboretum? … Continue reading I watched a ladybug eat!