Tag Archives: Macro

Fleeting Beauty: Going to Seed

Many folks keep a watchful and appreciative eye on the wonderful flowers that appear each spring here in the northern hemisphere, but one of my perpetual favorites is one that often seems overlooked and neglected—the little dandelion. One of my … Continue reading

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Busyness and Beauty

Too much going on around here. Getting ready for a major move, taxes, and more. I made some daff shots a while back but haven’t had  time to process them. But when our daphne started to bloom, I just had … Continue reading

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Webnesday (43)

It’s been just over a month since my last spidery post, and I’m very happy to be able to report that my wish to have another chance at a photo session with a new black-headed jumping spider, Trite planiceps, has … Continue reading

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Menagerie Monday (6): Friendly Photophile

It is my general policy, when I encounter outdoor critters in the house, to help them back to the natural environment in which they should be more comfortable. Just the day before yesterday I met a tiny mantis in Batty’s … Continue reading

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Menagerie Monday (5): Cicadian Rhythms

No, that’s not a typo in my title. I’m enjoying having stepped into summer again, here in New Zealand, and one of the essential songs of summer for me is that of the cicada. It has been warm enough that … Continue reading

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Webnesday (42)

My photo angel, Frances, has been very good to me.  As I indicated in my last Webnesday post a week ago, I have been hoping for another close encounter with one of my favorite arachnids, Trite (rhymes with “mighty”) planiceps, … Continue reading

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A Trio of Travelers

Being a traveler here myself, I can well appreciate the attraction that this magical land holds for many others, and I’m planning to spend much more time in New Zealand in the future. But it has attracted many other foreign … Continue reading

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