Posts Tagged ‘print’

Photo Friday: Eye Level to a Slug

August 18, 2017

Living in Maine, I’ve seen a lot of leopard slugs, but it’s always from a standing position.  One thing I never knew about them is they have a hole on their side called the pneumostome which is what land slugs and snails use to breath.  In order to see this breathing hole I had to get close to eye level.  That is where today’s picture is from; on my stomach, next to a slug.

Leopard Slug pneumostome

Photo Friday: Seeds of Greatness

August 11, 2017

I am always amazed by something so small, becoming something so large; just like how these small acorns with their potential to become a beautiful tree.

Acorns

Photo Friday: On the Brink

August 4, 2017

Recently, I read a list of animals on the brink of extinction, and on this list was the beautiful monarch butterfly.  The reason they gave was a fake science started by a psychiatrist as a social experiment, and pushed by liberal, tree hugging, nut jobs like Al Gore.  Of course, I’m talking about “global warming”, but this is neither a political blog, nor a “fake news” blog, so let’s move on.

As soon as I saw them on the list, I began looking, and of course I found this female monarch.  She was resting in a tree long enough for me to get a couple of shots in.

Monarch Butterfly

Photo Friday: Nature’s Canvas

July 21, 2017

Every time I go out with my camera, I see the world like a canvas that nature is constantly painting on.  I found this scene the other day after a night of showers.

Drops on leaf

First Look Photo: Unbearable Cuteness

July 19, 2017

We have a few chipmunks living in the rocks in the gazeebo out side our building.  I found this one watching me come home from work.

In the Rocks

Photo Friday: Nature’s Composition

July 14, 2017

There are no paintings, sculptures, or pieces of music that can compare to the beauty nature itself provides.

Maple Seeds

First Look Photo: Hay Fever Nightmare

July 12, 2017

Early in the morning, on my way home from work, I stopped at a bench to take a drink, and noticed what looked like a strange mist coming off some weeds.  Upon closer inspection, I discovered it wasn’t a mist, it was pollen being kicked up by the bumble bees landing on them.  Hay fever sufferers beware!

Gathering Pollen 2

Photo Friday: Night Skyline

July 7, 2017

The good thing about cityscapes is the different angles, and lighting makes each shot unique.

Portland Skyline

Photo Friday: White Breasted Nuthatch

June 30, 2017

These birds are small, and members of the woodpecker family.  usually they don’t let me get so close, but this one was as curious about me, as I was about it.

White Breasted Nuthach

First Look Photo: Lady and the Vine

June 28, 2017

I don’t usually see ladybugs this early in the Summer, but I saw this one on my way home from work.  I just love the red wings, and white head.

Ladybug