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Ice Patterns

The melting and freezing of water can sure create beauty.  During the last week, I’ve spent several days at our prairie cutting trees and playing with my kids.  The wetland on the property is frozen enough for ice skating, but warm days/cold … Continue reading

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A Fuzzy Meal

I took a quick trip over to Lincoln Creek Prairie again this last weekend.  Two weeks ago, I photographed a praying mantis and saw several others.  This trip, I saw a couple more – including one that had captured, and was eating, a large … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – July 11, 2013

Every visit to a prairie is different – partially because the prairie is always changing, and partially because I focus on different aspects or species each time.  This week, I was near Griffith Prairie (owned and managed by my friends … Continue reading

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A Dandy Little Predator

I took my boys to our family’s prairie today.  I was only intending to stay for a little while, but they were having so much fun building forts in the trees and drawing pictures in the mud, we stayed for several … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – February 21, 2013

This photo reminds me of something, but I can’t figure out what it is.  Help? The photo shows melting snow crystals around the edge of some prairie grass.  You can’t see the grass because I focused in very closely on … Continue reading

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HOLD STILL!! Photographing Bees for Fun and Frustration

Photography is easy.  All you have to do is invest in a really good camera and be in the right place at the right time.  Or at least that’s what I’m told by people who aren’t photographers.  I always respond that … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – February 3, 2012

I’ve always admired black and white photographers. (Or at least photographers who take black and white photos…) The photo below, however, is a color photograph.  It just happened that the scene was black and white. This photo was taken along … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – November 23, 2011

A few years ago, I photographed this tiny grasshopper nymph on a black-eyed susan flower.  At the time of this photo, I don’t think the nymph was aware of the crab spider it was sharing the flower with… Just a … Continue reading

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