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One photo a day challenge: Day 286. In photography things don’t always go to plan. Especially in photographing any type of wildlife. There is the simple fact that sometimes despite any planning your planned subject just doesn’t show up. But sometimes things work out. Today while outside mowing the lawn I saw a praying mantis. I stopped and photographed it with my Samsung S21 Ultra. The mantis did not seem to be… Read More

One photo a day challenge: Day 259. Today I set out with my macro lens. I walked along the edge of a field with bushes. I was looking at the leaves and flowers. Finding subjects to photograph. I began to notice all the pollinators moving amongst the flowers. There were bees, hornets, wasps, and a cool looking beetle. The bees were moving too fast. It was challenging to compose and image and… Read More

One photo a day: Day 210. I love photographing flowers. It is a joy because the flowers are so beautiful. There is also joy in photographing flowers because of the little surprises you can find. There are so many opportunities to find other small parts of the natural world. Today as I strolled through the Cornell Botanic Gardens I saw a variety of the tiny wonders we share this planet with. There… Read More

One photo a day challenge: Day 209. I went outside today planning to photograph some of the flowers in our garden. After I did that for a minute I decided to check out our milkweed plants. I started photographing the seed pods that are developing. Then I noticed out first Monarch Butterfly Caterpillar of the year. As I kept looking for more Monarch caterpillars I noticed a beetle. Then I noticed a… Read More

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