One photo, three edits, a problem

Text and photos by LensAfield
9/6/21

I haven’t participated in the Photo-a-Day Challenge, instead submitting sporadically as time permits. Today I thought I would take the challenge literally and submit a post based strictly on a single photo.

Capturing small, fast insects in flight requires a good deal of thought…

The battle: Bald-faced hornet vs Paper wasp

9/5/2021

Text and photos by LensAfield

I have previously written two long pieces about life and death in nature. This quick post shows one example of the billions of life-and-death struggles happening all around us, all the time.

I was shooting various subjects in my little swamp milkweed patch when…

Peonie bud. They had just broken ground the week of the 4th. Now they are about three feet tall, in a supporting cage, and ready to break.

April 25—May 1, 2021

Text and photos by LensAfield

I was outside working one morning, not expecting anything interesting to shoot, so I didn’t bother to bring a camera out with me.

I know better. That’s the classic definition of stupidity. Guilty.

I noticed a few large bees flying around three hollies that just…

Variegated short-stemmed tulips

Apr 4 — Apr 10, 2021: Winter further in the rear-view

Text, videos, and photos by LensAfield

Sun 4/4: The various mated-for-life pairs of native Canadian geese that nest around my place of employment did, as expected, return in mid-March. Nests are usually prepared, with females sitting, like clockwork, right around the 1st of April. …

Varigated short-stemmed tulips

Apr 4— Apr 10, 2021: Winter further in the rear-view

Text, videos, and photos by and LensAfield

Sun 4/4: The various mated-for-life pairs of native Canadian geese that nest around my place of employment did, as expected, return in mid-March. Nests are usually prepared, with females sitting, like clockwork, right around the 1st of April. …

LensAfield

Central NJ lensman specialist in closeup nature: Flowers, small animals, insects, arachnids, bees in-flight a specialty. Intro video https://vimeo.com/541710168

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