Spring’s colorful blooms may be long gone, but there are still plenty of flowers and other plants full of tempting nectar for bees and other pollinators. This field of common madia on the south shore of the American River was buzzing with activity yesterday morning — a perfect chance to me to work on my bee-photographing skills.
A collection of birds seen in and around the ponds on Mississippi Bar on my hike this morning.
This week I’ve picked out a few images from late 2015 and early 2016 (and one from 2017), most of them shot within my neighborhood.
You may have noticed that I haven’t been doing much with Macro Monday lately; well, that’s because I’ve been playing around with super close-up photography and trying to decide precisely what sort of subjects I want to shoot — and I haven’t been all that impressed with my results thus far. So rather than trying to make my cameras do […]
Last night from 8 to 8:30 I was standing in my driveway taking in a pretty cool light show; it was accompanied by a few distant rumbles of thunder but no rain, at least in my area.
Today felt a bit dull, grey, and misty, so I went for a walk along Mississippi Bar and tried to pay attention to some of the small details that make life more interesting.