Perched in the Wildflowers

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Visions of Spring

While editing yesterday’s photo of the Monarch butterfly chrysalis, I also saw these images, which were never featured in a blog post. Also in my sister-in-law’s garden, were these beautiful flowers: The top two are lilies and the bottom two are wildflowers, all contained in a flower garden behind her house. I always enjoy photographing […]

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Monarch Chrysalis

I came across this image while editing my Lightroom catalog last evening … another image I have not previously published: At first, I thought it was a swallowtail chrysalis, but after a closer look, it is a Monarch’s chrysalis. This was hanging from one of my sister-in-law’s flowers in one of her flower gardens, in […]

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Water Lilies

Today’s post is another from my recent Minnesota trip. While photographing on the Sherburne NWR, I came upon a large number of water lilies blooming in the refuge waters. I don’t have any ID on these, but they sure were a wonderful sight! July and August are great months to find water plants in bloom, […]

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Fun Friday: Albino Bigbird?

When we were in Minnesota, a few weeks ago, I think we found an albino Bigbird: Actually this was one of the roosters my sister-in-law has at her home. But you have to admit, he has a canny appearance of being Sesame Street’s Bigbird’s albino sibling! Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 5D Mark 3 body Canon […]

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Sherburne’s Bald Eagles

While photographing on Minnesota’s Sherburne NWR recently, the refuge Bald Eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) were seen all over the refuge. While driving around one of the many water pools, this eagle was sitting in a dead tree above the water: Driving a bit farther, the overhead, fading moon could be seen above the perched eagle: When […]

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