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Fun Friday: Table For 2 Please!

Today’s post features a couple of Silver-spotted Skipper butterflies as they share a “table”, using a zinnia flower as their dinner table:   Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 5D Mark3 body Canon 100-400mm, f/4.5-f/5.6 IS lens Handheld, with IS “On” ISO 400 Aperture f/5.6 Shutter Speed 1/6000 sec.    

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Fun Friday: Fly Me to the Moon!

Today’s “Fun Friday” post was shot a few years ago while I was photographing the night sky at Snowball Hill Prairie, in Missouri. This image was captured around dusk, while there was still a lot of ambient light: Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 5DMark3 body Canon 500mm, f/4 IS lens Bogen 3221 Tripod, with Wemberly gimbal […]

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Fun Friday: Water Jockeys

Today’s post features a couple of images I captured yesterday at our lake home at the Lake of the Ozarks (Missouri). As fish have been very actively lately, the gulls are also active as they seek out the small morsels awaiting them. As one gull sat on our buoy (watching for fish, without expending the […]

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Fun Friday: It’s a Pool Party!

Today’s “Fun Friday” post features a group of Canada Geese captured at the Lake of the Ozarks (Missouri), near our lake home recently. The dock owners had left their swim mat tied to the dock and the geese decided it was time for a Pool Party!  Enjoy! Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 5D Mark 3 body […]

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Fun Friday: Can We Bee Friends?

Today’s “Fun Friday” post features an image I captured yesterday in our lake home (Lake of the Ozarks, MO) butterfly garden. As I entered the garden to water the plants, there were butterflies and pollinators everywhere! In today’s post, both a Painted Lady butterfly (not the most photogenic specimen, with it’s tattered wings) and a […]

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Fun Friday: With a Luna …

Today’s post features an interesting critter that I don’t see very often, but always a joy to see one … the Luna Moth. Earlier this week, we saw this little guy as it was perched on a barberry bush next to our garage. This was spotted around noon time, with very harsh light. So, I […]

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Fun Friday: A Wise Little Bird

Today’s “Fun Friday” post comes from Cape Coral, Florida, during my February trip around multiple sites in Florida. The Burrowing Owl is an endangered and protected species in the community of Cape Coral. This little owl was spotted in a residential area, just down the road from one of my good Florida friends: Note the […]

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Fun Fri: Build It – They Will Come

Today’s “Fun Friday” post comes from my recent Florida trip. More specifically, while visiting Myakka River State Park (one of my favorite places to photograph in Florida) I came upon an amusing sight … wild turkey and raccoons, both busy foraging at a couple of the park’s feral hog traps: Feral hogs have been a […]

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Fun Friday: “Another Bad Hair Day!”

Today’s “Fun Friday” post features a migrating American White Pelican with his head feathers standing up, as if having a bad hair day. I spent a little over a week recently, at the Lake of the Ozarks. One day, as I worked outdoors, I looked up to see a handful of American White Pelicans flying […]

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Fun Friday: Downhill Slalom

Today’s “Fun Friday” post features a Bighorn Sheep ram that was climbing around the slopes of the Badlands, while the rest of the group was grazing on the tall prairie grasses at the bottom. Although “sure footed”, this ram had quite a ride to the bottom of the rock formation, when he was ready to […]

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