Pipevine swallowtail

I’ve never had a whole lot of success trying to capture butterflies with my camera; it can be especially frustrating in the springtime, when they seem to be everywhere around Lake Natoma, even fluttering straight into my face at times. The California pipevine swallowtails were certainly out in force last Tuesday. And just when I had given up all hope […]

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Another loner

Last week I posted images of a red tulip standing boldly in the middle of a lot filled with weeds. Today as I passed the same spot, I could see no evidence the red one ever existed — but a fresh new yellow tulip had sprung up nearby. Unfortunately, this was as close as I managed to get today (thanks […]

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WPC: Smile

The Daily Press Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of April 4, 2018. For this week’s challenge, point your camera at something or someone that puts a smile on our face (or just show a smiling face). I wasn’t completely surprised to see a male turkey strolling down a neighborhood street — but this one had an unexpected escort. Was she acting […]

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