Summertime…Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly

Trying to capture an image of a butterfly as it makes its way is a bit tricky.  They are very camera shy and spend very little time in one place…or on one flower. 

The photos in the slideshow are my best efforts to date.  Now if I can only figure out how to get some good shots of the humminigbirds…

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Summertime…Macros in the Garden

No, Macros are not a specialized or exotic plant or some strange plant killing varmit–just close-ups of scenes in our garden, or, if you will…Habitat. There is one photo I want to highlight…

© Frank Simpson
To the “naked eye” the tiny blue bud appears as a speck on the stem of the verbena. Frankly I thought it was a piece of dirt or some tiny mite.  Instead of brushing it off, I got the camera. Click on the photo to enlarge.
 
The rest of the photos in the slideshow should not require further explanation.  However, if you have questions post them.
 
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