Ruby-Throated Hummingbird

I’m not sure if this is a female or an immature bird, but either way it will be gone soon. The long flight to Florida or Mexico will start in a couple weeks and we won’t see them again until next spring. This is one … Continue readingRuby-Throated Hummingbird

Red Spotted Purple

Red spotted purple is what this butterfly is listed as in the Audubon book. I see them around quite a bit but they hardly ever stop long enough to get a picture. This one was more considerate than most and posed for me.

Dragonfly

I’ve been having fun photographing dragonflies. They almost seem like they want their picture taken sometimes. They pose for a bit then take off, only to return to the same spot and pose again.

Another Green One

There are lots of these around this year. Green ones and blue ones. They aren’t very big but they are everywhere.

Green dragonfly

Several of these have been flying around in front of the house. They seem to enjoy being photographed. They will make a circle and then stop and pose for a while. As bad as the mosquitoes are this year, I’m glad to have lots of … Continue readingGreen dragonfly

June Sunrise

This is the first really good sunrise I’ve had a chance to shoot in quite a while.

Whitetail fawn

This little one was hanging around near my garden when I got home today. It stayed put while I went back to the house for the camera and let me take half a dozen shots before it walked off. I’m pretty sure its momma is … Continue readingWhitetail fawn

Doe in late afternoon

She was trying to figure out what I was. I was really disappointed that the pictures I took a few moments before this didn’t turn out. She was nursing her fawn. Too many weeds blocked me from a good view. When she realized what I … Continue readingDoe in late afternoon

Bleeding Heart

There is a large bleeding heart growing next to the front steps. It gets large enough I have to trim it so we can use the sidewalk. This is from last week after an early morning shower.

After the Storm

This morning’s moon after the storm moved through last night. The humidity was a little high but I think it still came out decent.