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Category Archives: Prairie Photography
This has been a week of big black spiders. …In a good way. First, my wife brought home a huge black wolf spider one of her biology students caught. It stayed the weekend, and my stepson helped me photograph it … Continue reading
A week ago, I posted two similar photos of a windmill and hay bales in the Nebraska Sandhills. I asked for help deciding which was a better shot. In case you’re curious as to results and don’t want to sort … Continue reading
I showed up a little early for a meeting at our Platte River Prairies field headquarters this week. While waiting for the others to arrive, I took advantage of morning sunlight filtering through the fog to photograph a few insects … Continue reading
There are reasons I am primarily a bug and flower photographer. One of the biggest of those reasons is that bug and flower shot compositions are pretty simple. Look – a flower! Or Look – a bug! Or sometimes Look … Continue reading
A few weeks ago, I took my camera across town for a walk in a small local prairie. There were numerous flowers blooming, but the stiff sunflowers (Helianthus pauciflorus) were stealing the show. I shot quite a few photos of … Continue reading
Recently, we’ve been seeing some very pretty sunrises and sunsets (and moon rises, for that matter) because of a thin veil of smoke in the sky from the western U.S. wildfires. That diffused light makes pretty good opportunities for photos, … Continue reading
Three years ago, I wrote a blog post on antlions, fantastic little creatures that live along the base of my house (and elsewhere in the world, I’m sure). I moved to a new house last year, and was happy to … Continue reading
My wife, whom I love deeply.
Pollinator populations are in trouble for a lot of reasons. Loss and degradation of habitat, pesticides, and diseases are all major contributors. However, at least in the Central United States, much of the pollinator decline can be tied to spiny … Continue reading