Mr. Dragonfly was still there this morning, so I went back with the ISO not turned up to Insane.
I was hoping to get natural light pictures, but sadly there’s a reasonable breeze so I still had to use the flash. But hey.
Here’s a close-up. And people think Michelle Bachmann has [...]
I noticed this dragonfly sleeping outside while letting the dogs out for Last Call.
I spent an hour taking pictures of it, all the while forgetting that I set the ISO to A ZILLION to help me focus. So these are all a LOT noisier than they need to be. Oh well. This one’s [...]
I love Pleated Woodpeckers. I want them to come over and let me pat them.
I saw one of these spiders a few years ago – it made a web in my driveway that was several feet across and I almost walked into it.
They’re actually quite skittish and tend to run away from people. This is a feature I appreciate in spiders.
Anyway, I found this one [...]
I had a flock of about a hundred of these marauding around the yard a few weeks back. They came back this weekend and I managed to get a nice shot of one of them.
Guess Who would like to be outside, too.
This is all growing in a maple tree in my yard. Here’s a photo of where this all is on the tree.
I was hoping for a sunny day, but I didn’t think the mushrooms would survive for very long.
And yeah, I used the same location for POTD while I was [...]