Tag Archives: biodiversity


Waiting for Cupid

Waiting for cupid, she releases old photons into the night, commanding lovers to change direction. _____________________________________ Firefly | Lampyridae | Photinus pyralis

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So Much Music

A beacon lights the way to a future summer, so much music, so much silence. _____________________________________ Firefly | Lampyridae | Photinus pyralis

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Slumber Party

She blew her tiny mind at a slumber party in my sleepy garden, each leg lost in a different fantasy. _____________________________________ Ladybug | Coccinellidae

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Fire Dance

Holiday lights jump from lawn to lawn, lonely fires dancing the year away under moonlit trees. _____________________________________ Firefly | Lampyridae | Photinus pyralis

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Chaotic Grace

Waiting for the blade to bend, stranded on a windblown space tower, a beetle on the lam moves with chaotic grace.

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One Eye Half-Shut

An occasional sojourner in the pocket of a forgotten flower, every nook & hidden place glowing, navigating the underworld with one eye half-shut. _____________________________________ Pavement ant | Tetramorium caespitum

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A Living Landscape

The smallest spider wakes before dawn, a living landscape points to a history that might have been.

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Eight-legged vaudeville

A spider does a little soft shoe, an old-time arachnid vaudeville act on a grass blade stage. Whenever I post a spider image, I get no comments. I just returned from a dust-up on Facebook, […]

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Summer’s End

Dusk comes earlier, everyone around me seems more hurried, the end of summer is closer.  The firefly below is gone now, but it sparks memories of later sunsets, louder crickets and longer evenings.  Firefly | […]

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The Still Point

I don’t try to anthropomorphize the animals I photograph, but many viewer’s do with this ant. It’s my most popular insect image, and many people feel an emotional connection. A print is in a dozen […]

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