Monthly Archives: September 2023

A Zabulon skipper

A Zabulon skipper (Lon zabulon) is a smallish butterfly but average as far as skippers go. I consider it to be thumbnail size. I come across one in central Pennsylvania about every other year, but this season was different since … Continue reading

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Monarch color

By “monarch color” I don’t mean “typical” monarch photos (which, incidentally, I love to take) but a different category altogether. The following photos make use of different angles and lighting conditions to present artful monarchs.

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More hummingbird photos

One day last week when I was outside photographing butterflies in my backyard, a ruby-throated hummingbird came along. Given that my 200mm macro lens depends on manual focus, image clarity depends on a fair bit of luck. And I was … Continue reading

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