Friday, April 30, 2010

April 30, 2010

I couldn't tell what this gator was going after but it was fun to watch. Usually all the gators do is lay very still, occasionally submersing under the water.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

April 29, 2010

I saw lots of gators this past Saturday while I was at Lake Woodruff Wildlife Refuge.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

April 28, 2010

I've said it many times: I love evening light! It just make everything look so beautiful. This heron was very content acting as my model for the evening.

April 27, 2010

Beautiful Blue Heron!

I love these birds. I think their neck is so cool. They can completely hide it, turn it into a "C" or a "S" shape and even stretch it out. Plus I think their eye makes them look very intense, especially when they are looking in the water for something to eat.

Monday, April 26, 2010

April 26, 2010

This is my entry for i heart faces, category: "Smiles"

He is all smiles after hitting a home run!

Go check out the other entries at i heart faces.

Sunday, April 25, 2010

April 25, 2010

I love how the tendrils of the cucumber plants wind and grown themselves around anything they can find. I found one of them slowly wrapping itself around a pepper plant. Sorry Mr. Cucumber, but you can't support yourself on a pepper plant!

Lots of plant and insect pics lately. I spent the weekend taking picture of gators and herons and will post some of those shots soon.

Saturday, April 24, 2010

April 24, 2010

Continuing on with the theme of bugs and a shallow depth of field ...

Friday, April 23, 2010

April 23, 2010

Examples of very shallow depth of field.

Not the most flattering subject, I know. These guys are tiny, but in a few months they will be huge (6 inches long).

Thursday, April 22, 2010

April 22, 2010

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

April 21, 2010 (again)

The same weed, now in evening light. The heat of the day dried out the dew and it's hair got all fluffy!

April 21, 2010

Early morning light shining on a weed. Can you see the little bug up in the corner? I will get a bit closer for you. Now do you see it?

Saturday, April 17, 2010

April 17, 2010

This was his Saturday. Are his eyes closed, again??

Friday, April 16, 2010

April 16, 2010

Such concentration for a little one. She has steady hands.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

April 15, 2010

I'm hoping for lots of peppers this year!

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

April 14, 2010

Many a caterpillar has made the ultimate sacrifice in being my child's "pet" for the afternoon. This one made a clean get away after our dinner. He sure provided quite a bit of entertainment while he was here.

I was using my macro lens, and boy oh boy was it hard to get anything in focus. The little guy sensed his freedom and was crawling away as quick as he could manage.