Archive for the 'Bugs' Category

July 25th, 2010

A Very Long Insect

Today my wife spotted a very long insect on our front porch. She came and told me about it, and I grabbed my camera. I don’t know what it is yet (haven’t tried to figure it out yet), but here are a couple photos. Also, I’m posting with Windows Live Writer for a change. Last […]

August 26th, 2008

Black Bee

Yesterday evening I went on a mini photo excursion in the cul de sac with my two youngest kids. This is the winning photo from the event:

February 7th, 2008

My favorite macro bug photo ever…

A friend shared this amazing macro photo of a bug. I’m not going to embed the image here without permission, so it’s up to you to click the link.

August 11th, 2007


I have a confession to make. A while ago I looked at every single “I CAN HAS CHEEZBURGER?” picture, and I enjoyed it. I drew this in openCanvas.

August 4th, 2007

Green Insect

I’m making friends with my Pentax Optio W30, and finally learning how to get decent macro shots. I think for clarity this one may beat anything I ever got with my Sony DSC-T1 (my previous pocket camera). In my opinion, that’s a major milestone. Here’s a closer crop:

May 28th, 2007

Hogle Zoo

A few weeks ago we took our kids to the Hogle Zoo, where my seven-year-old son learned to wrangle metal rhinos. About the time we got to the hot and stinky reptile exhibit, we decided to split up and I got to explore the zoo one-on-one with my son. In addition to the regular attractions, […]

November 3rd, 2006

Spider Eating a Fly

Today I found a spider eating a fly in my house, and took pictures. Here are a couple of the better ones.

October 29th, 2006

Just Another Photo Post

This is the track at my daughter’s junior high school. This is my son’s Halloween costume this year. A red leaf from the tree in our front yard. This grasshopper is missing a leg. This picture was taken while waiting in an emergency room a couple years ago. My son had accidentally stabbed a shard […]