Happy Friday! Especially for my friends still working. 🙂
I was trying to keep the new grass plantings moist so headed out the back patio door and saw this guy. Went back got my camera, fitted it with a macro lens and photographed him from the inside and outside.
Two things became apparent to me in post production. One, I need to clean the glass on the door and two, I should have set up the tripod. Too hard to get a tack sharp image with the macro lens without a tripod. Never seem to learn the basics.
Enjoy your day and be careful.
This is something that you do not particularly want to see up close and personal. They are annoying and they chew up the leaves. I remember as a child we used to catch them and they would secrete a brown juice on your hands. We would say they spit tobacco on us. 🙂
I was at the “Duck Pond” a few weeks ago and there was no wildlife around so I thought I would explore the micro world. I was impressed with all that goes on when you start looking at the little creatures’ habitat.
These flowers were growing randomly around the pond. I hadn’t really paid any attention to them until this day. They are very pretty and add to the over all aesthetics of the environment but it is easy to take them for granted.
Another of life’s creature that we see a lot of. Never have given any consideration of photographing one. Any port in a storm I guess. I spent about 30 minutes at the pond just looking and listening and occasionally photographing.
That’s it for today. Enjoy your day. Suppose to be sunny and 80 in our part of the world. Thanks for stopping by and be careful.
Jeanne has been after me for the last few days to shoot some micro shots of the budding trees in our back yard. Not exactly my favorite thing to do but I do like micro photography so I decided to do it for her yesterday afternoon.
Later in the afternoon Ben, Angie, and the grand kids came over and as always we enjoyed their visit. Grandma took the kids over to the playground so I decided to buzz them with my Phantom. 🙂
I never pass up an opportunity to photograph Gabby.
Below I’ve added a 4 minute video of Grandma taking the kids on a walk.
Thanks for stopping by the blog. Enjoy your day and be careful.