Category Archives: Focus Stacking

Stacking the Leaves

Today’s post features a couple of focus-stacked images I captured last week during peak fall colors around the Lake of the Ozarks, in south-central Missouri. Focus-stacking is a technique I really like to employ when capturing close-up images, or macro images. Using a shallow depth of field, I capture multiple images, varying the focusing point […]

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

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Fun Friday: With a Luna …

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2018 Highlights – March & April

Continuing with my favorite experiences and images of 2018, this post features images captured in March and April. March was pretty slow with regards to photography … I was busy with business income taxes, primarily. But by the end of March, and continuing into April, bulb plants, and then woodland wildflowers really started showing up! […]

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Fun Friday: Changes in My Nursery

As I mentioned in a post last week, I have collected several Black Swallowtail butterfly eggs and caterpillars. They are housed in a mesh, indoors “nursery” in my rural Missouri home. I had been waiting for the caterpillar to begin making it’s chrysalis. Well, I went to bed on Tuesday night and the caterpillar was […]

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Fun Friday: No Longer an “Empty Nester”

About a week ago, as I was walking past my rural Missouri butterfly garden, I noticed a Black Swallowtail that was busy laying eggs on a parsley plant (host plant for these beautiful butterflies). Yesterday, I closely inspected the plant to see if I could find the eggs … voila, I found about a dozen […]

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