Category Archives: Spiders and Insects

Hawai’i – Saddle Road Part I

Occasionally, when I have photos posing a processing challenge, I resort to using DxO OpticsPro 11. The program is excellent at post-processing photos, but I seldom use it because it is more time consuming than other software I have. In … Continue reading

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Back at home base

I’m back home. First off, I apologize to all the people whose blogs I follow. I don’t know if I’ll get to everything I missed while I was gone. I’ll get to some, but probably not all.  You see, November is … Continue reading

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August Bugs . . .

. . . also from 2014. In fact, from the same day as the previous gallery of flowers. Following up on the previous post, here’s the rest of the photos shot on August 15, 2014. These are all macros of … Continue reading

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Flowers and Bugs and observations

Taking a break from the fabric shop, I return to my summer staple post; flowers and bugs. OK, I’m adding other stuff that intrudes on my otherwise blissful life and despite myself has me think about said stuff.  As usual, … Continue reading

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The Yard – Part Four

We left off in the last post with an ant on a yellow flower . . . and so we pick up in this post. But, with a different ant. This looks like a regular ant while the previous one … Continue reading

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The Yard – Part Three

So, I switched my attention from the potted to the planted plants. The planted plant have a higher probability of housing insects.  Sure enough, the very first Stella D’Oro lily I see has a fly in its flower.  I was … Continue reading

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Looking back at what was lost

Nearly three years ago I wrote of a walk I took in an area that was a planned development hurt by the housing slump of 2009. These were some of the photos from that shoot . . . The SmugMug Gallery … Continue reading

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