Author Archives: James Braswell
Today’s post features a beautiful Tiger Swallowtail butterfly that was busy collecting nectar from some of the zinnia flowers in the church butterfly garden recently: Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 5D Mark 3 camera body Canon 100-400mm f/4.5-f/5.6 IS lens Handheld, with IS “On” ISO 800 Aperture f/8 Shutter 1/1500 sec. and 1/2000 sec.
Today’s post features some images I captured over the weekend of a White-lined Sphinx Moth, in the church butterfly garden. While weeding and deadheading the flowers, this rather large guy flew in and worked on the cascading butterfly bush for some time, allowing me to grab the camera out of the car and catch a […]
Today’s post features three images I captured a few days ago in the church butterfly garden. Clearwing Hummingbird moths have been busy collecting nectar in the butterfly garden, and often there are several moths in the garden at the same time. Here are three images I collected recently: For those of you who read the […]
Today’s post features a focus-stacked photograph (using 6 images stacked together) of a clump of Spring Beauty wildflowers that I captured late this spring in some Missouri Ozark woodlands. For those who read this blog on a regular basis, please note that I will be absent from posting next week. I will be at church […]
Today’s post features some images I captured over the weekend in the church butterfly garden, here at the Lake of the Ozarks (Missouri). The Fritillary butterflies are literally covering the flowers in the church butterfly garden right now! While watering some of the church gardens the other morning, I grabbed my camera and captured a […]
Today’s post feature some images I captured while enjoying coffee on my front patio last week. It was a cool, quiet, early morning on the front patio … that is, until something came falling through the leaves and the limbs of the big oak tree. Then a “thud”, followed by a baby Blue Jay shaking […]