Or, more specifically, the larva of the brown-hooded owlet moth, Cucullia convexipennis, on goldenrod Solidago sp. While the caterpillar is a stunner, the adult moth is rather a wall flower. The shed exoskeleton is immediately behind (above) the caterpillar. The caterpillar’s head is down. Taken on a Nikon D90 with a Micro-Nikkor 60mm AF lens. For a […]
This artesian well is at Jennings Environmental Education Center (a state park). The bold blue where the water is hitting the rocks is actually a bright rusty red in real color. This well has a high iron content. It is probably connected to an abandoned deep coal mine nearby. There is an abandoned-mine-drainage treatment system […]
This photograph is about light more than subject. The sunset on a summer evening lit these logs up in a wonderful warm light. This image is SOOC, straight out of camera, no post-processing, aside from the in-camera settings boosting the saturation.
Old Main on the campus of Geneva College, Pennsylvania. Infrared in a converted Nikon D70; channel-swap post-process color.
Taken with a Rokinon 8.0 mm f/3.5-1.4 Fisheye with a Nikon D90 on a tripod. The color cast is in-camera.
Taken with AF Micro-Nikkor 60mm macro lens.
Something from the archives for you. This was a handheld long exposure. I did not have a tripod that day. I was finding rocks and anything I could to brace on. I had lots of fails, but this one caught my eye as an interesting mistake. It has an impressionist flair, don’t you think? Photo […]
Green frog. No, not just a green frog, a very green Green Frog. Species Rana clamitans. This male is in fine breeding color. Males have a yellow throat as well as a large tympanum, about twice the size of the eye. Females lack the green throat and have a smaller tympanum. The green in this […]
This is a yellow coneflower with red filter applied in Aperture (R.I.P. Aperture, we hardly knew ye), and a few other tweaks. No real lesson here, it just looks cool. Related articles Coneflower with Visitor Black-eyed Daisy Smooth Oxeye, Red Filter Infrared Hawk Watch
A honeybee harvests nectar from common milkweed in the evening sun. Note the small orange object attached to the front foot of the bee. That little packet contains milkweed pollen. Milkweed flowers are designed with a slit to trap the bee’s foot temporarily. If the flower has not been visited yet, the little orange pollen […]