Tag Archive: nature

Light Painting

A month ago I took two four-four photography classes.  One simple trick I learned was light painting — you put your camera on a tripod, go out in the dark with a good… Continue reading

Sparrow Cheat Sheet

A tiny bird caught my attention the other day.  From one set of weeds it would dive into another, always just a few feet from me but never clearly visible.  Finally it landed… Continue reading

Possibly Chihuly Could Do It Justice

Dale Chihuly is one of my favorite artists.  His glass artworks are often inspired by nature, and they also complement natural settings. When I go to Las Vegas, Nevada, I always go to… Continue reading

An Ordinary, Glorious Day

I spent this morning with another volunteer, walking a private property, helping the landowner by searching for a certain endangered plant.  We didn’t end up finding any, but we did find a close… Continue reading

Warm Colors of July

 

A Whole Day of Photographic Delight

On Saturday I got to spend a whole day at our place in the Texas Hill Country — with nothing to do but take pictures!  What heaven! Now since I don’t get out… Continue reading

Questions and Answers

Biodiversity Walk April 2016

Early in each month, I take a walk and see how many different species I can spy in an hour or two.  Here are some of the ones who held still for the… Continue reading

A Target-Rich Environment

Walking down by the creek today, I hardly knew where to turn my camera. All kinds of creatures were buzzing and fluttering around, and the light was perfect.

Bowl-and-Doily Spider

While I was researching the Nursery Web Spider, I came across information on the Bowl-and-Doily Spider, a name which is sure to catch the attention of a textile aficionado such as myself!  From… Continue reading