Here is my entry to the latest Photo Friday challenge: Leaves. A few years ago, we visited Papua New Guinea to scuba dive. Between dives, our guides showed us these amazing insects that have evolved to mimic leaves.
Photo Friday: My Obsession – Carpenter Bee
We’re a little late posting for the Photo Friday topic: My Obsession. Just returned from a visit to rural Alabama to check on my parents’ house and found the carpenter bees were everywhere. I have been obsessed with getting the ultimate bee shot but will have to settle for this one for now. It is…
Photo Friday: Activity
Our entry for the challenge, Photo Friday:Activity. Birdwatching and photography are two of our favorite summertime activities. The reward for long hours in the woods: mama or papa Anhinga returns to feed the chicks. By the time they leave the nest, they will be as large as the parents.
Spider with Egg Sac
This week’s Photo Friday challenge is “Structure”. Last week I mentioned small structures on the Bald Cypress trees around the pond at the St Augustine Road Fish Management Area (a.k.a, Earl Johnson Park). They are galls, produced by the Cypress Twig Gall Midge, Taxodiomyia cupressiananassa. One had a tiny spider on it and now that spider has woven…
Photo Friday After Dark
This is our entry for the Photo Friday After Dark challenge. It had rained all afternoon so the frogs were in fine form after dark. They don’t like my lights so I usually have to sneak up on them, hit them with the light quickly and take my shot. Sometimes I find one so determined…
Photo Friday: What I Found
This week’s Photo Friday Challenge, “What I Found” is perfect for this week’s images from our walk around the ponds at the St. Augustine Road Fish Management Area. Quinn found a turtle sunning itself on a log in the South pond and took quite a photo – the turtle (a cooter or a slider – we…
Photo Friday: Season of Sun
This week’s Photo Friday topic is “Season of Sun” – and so it is – in our front yard, anyway.I want to leave them and let them go to seed for the birds, but Ned, the gardener in the family, wants to cut them down as soon as they get droopy. We’ll see.