Category Archives: Macro Photography

Images made by macro photography.

Newbie on the Hill

Today’s post features a new wildflower find for me … the Pale Corydalis. During my last trip to Ha Ha Tonka State Park (in the Missouri Ozarks), I found this one clump of nice, yellow wildflowers that were growing along a woodland trail, just below some rock bluffs. I wasn’t sure what I had found […]

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Fun Friday: The Itch!

Today’s post features an image I captured on Wednesday. I had an appointment in Camdenton, Missouri, for my annual physical exam. Being so close, I decided to check out nearby Ha Ha Tonka State Park. This decision was made despite the intermittent rain showers and the cool, early spring temperature (41F). Well, I must have […]

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Web of Intrigue

Today’s post comes from a trip a few years ago to Orgeon’s Columbia River Gorge area. While hiking around the Rowena Plateau area, this interesting wildflower was observed. When setting up for a close, macro image, the natural beauty was quite eloquent to me:   Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 5D Mark 3 body Tamron 17-35mm, […]

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Colorado Sings the Blues

I’m glad to be back at the computer … been busy with lots of things and have not had internet for a few days. So it’s nice to be able to get back online! Today’s post features a lovely blue wildflower, the Blue Columbine that can be found growing about the wonderful San Juan Mountains […]

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Birth of Royalty – Video

  Today’s post features a project I’ve been working on for a while. In late August, I found a Monarch butterfly egg on a milkweed leaf, in my butterfly garden. I removed the leaf and placed it inside a mesh butterfly cage in the garage. When the caterpillar was close to hatching (as evidenced by […]

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Rocky Mtn Senior Citizen

Today’s post features an interesting wildflower I found growing all along the road to the top of Mount Evans (Colorado). Commonly called “The Old Man on the Mountain”, it seems to certainly live up to it’s name! Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 1D Mark 3 body Canon 28-135mm f/4.5-f/5.6 IS lens, and Canon 180mm f/3.5 macro […]

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In Love With a Bluebell

Today’s post features a Bumblebee that is “head over heels” in love with a Virginia Bluebell … busy collecting nectar from a spring bell:   Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 7D body Canon 180mm f/3.5 macro lens Bogen 3221 tripod, with ballhead ISO 400 Aperture f/8 Shutter Speed 1/200 sec.    

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Fun Friday: Been Drinking Again?

Even if you haven’t, today’s image may have you thinking you have endulged! While hiking Mount Evans (Colorado), I came upon this very interesting and unusual wildflower. Called Little Pink Elephants, aka Elephant Heads, I found several of these plants (called “herds”) growing along the lower elevation trails. This wildflower grows as a dense, vertical […]

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Glistening in the Early Morning

Today’s post features a previously unpublished image I captured in 2013, while hiking the prairie at Amarugia CA (Missouri). Early in the morning is great for finding and photographing beautiful, dew-covered dragonflies. Here is one I came across on that morning: Finding dew-covered insects is always a great thing to discover … being covered with […]

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Birth of a King/Queen

Today’s post features a single frame of a project I have been working on … capturing and preparing a time-lapse video of a Monarch butterfly caterpillar, hatching from it’s egg on a milkweed leaf. I hope you enjoy this royal birth: I’m hoping to have the time-lapse video ready soon, but editing a couple of […]

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