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Owl Butterfly

An owl butterfly is a butterfly, in the genus Caligo, known for their huge eyespots, which resemble owls’ eyes. They are found in the rainforests and secondary forests of Mexico, Central, and South America. Owl butterflies are very large, 65–200 mm … Continue reading

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The Blue Morpho

(Because it’s cold and wintery outside I have declared this butterfly week to lift spirits!  Each day a different butterfly from the Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory will be featured.  I hope I have their names correct but if … Continue reading

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Brunch at The Butterfly Branch

Nine butterflies are having brunch.  Can you find them all?  Seven are Owl’s, one is a Blue Morpho, and two are I don’t know.  Bonus points for the person who can name the two unidentified butterflies. (Photo taken at the … Continue reading

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So…what kind of photographer are you?

Have you ever been asked that? I have.  Professionally I answer portrait, event and fine art photography.  Now that can and does cover a wide(ish) berth but it’s what I do; it’s what I enjoy.  But even within those three … Continue reading

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A B C

Which in this case means A Bee City.  I have no idea what these were but they had more bees around them than any of the other flowers in the entire garden.  I am posting some more of these images … Continue reading

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Nose to the stamen…

Couldn’t very well say nose to the grindstone in this case now could I? Do bees even have noses? Oh well, you get the point here.  This little busy bee had its head deep down into this flower getting the … Continue reading

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The cute, The weird, and The Eeeeeekkkk!!

Yesterday the weather was just about ideal for going for a walk in the woods (read: local big park); not too hot, not too windy, and the bugs weren’t out in full force yet – but the gnats were a … Continue reading

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Macro Bugging

It’s early in the morning and I’m still bumbling about trying to prioritize what it is I have to do today and if there is any coffee in the house when I look out the back door and notice something … Continue reading

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