Let’s Get Really Small!

Today’s post features an image I captured over the weekend. With the annual fall Monarch migration in full swing, there have been lots of Monarchs visiting the church butterfly garden, here in the Missouri Ozarks. This featured image shows the sizes of a Monarch egg (upper, lefthand edge of image) and a freshly-hatched Monarch caterpillar, […]

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The End of Summer is Near!

Today’s post features a few images I captured over the weekend while working in the church butterfly garden. Once you see Monarchs arriving in numbers, you know summer is coming to an end! An adult Monarch collecting nectar from a Mexican Sunflower: A Monarch laying an egg on a milkweed leaf: A Monarch laying an […]

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Beauty Times Six

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 […]

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Race Against Time

Today’s post features some images I captured this week from my front patio. Earlier in spring, I purchased a really nice hanging fuschia plant and located it just outside my front door. Within a few days, I noticed a lot of “debris” in the planter. Setting up a ladder, I went to remove the debris. […]

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Ozark Trillium

Today’s post features a focus-stacked, macrophotograph of a Trillium wildflower as it blooms in the woodlands, in the Missouri Ozarks. I captured 25 individual images and then combined them into a single image. As you can see, the detail can be seen in most of the resulting image. But you can see that flower movement […]

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An Oxymoron?

Today’s post features a wildflower I captured recently while hiking around Burnt Mill Cave Conservation Area, located in the Missouri Ozarks: Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 5D Mark 3 camera body Canon 180mm, f/3.5 macro lens Bogen 3021 tripod, with ballhead ISO 400 Aperture f/3.5 Shutter 1/6,000 sec. This image is a focus-stacked image of 7 […]

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