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Ghastly Mirrors

Ghastly Mirrors

A blog dedicated dedicated to all things photography and art

Bird Watching at My Local Port

24 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Ghostcat

I live almost next to a port, which means plenty of opportunities to go and check the local sea birds. There´s a variety of them, from your average seagull, to sandpipers, egrets, and even cormorants.   I took these during fall, which is the perfec...

Geese at My local Park, Plus a Heron!

26 Dec 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Ghostcat

Going to a park where there is an artificial lake that is always a joy and good practice for nature photography take these guys for example: I´ve had my eye on them for a while, some of them I suspect were even born into the park. They´re always tog...

Macrophotography of a Orbweaver Spider

21 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Ghostcat

It´s been a while since I shared some great photos. This time around without having to leave the house! I saw this little guy on one of my flowers and took my macro lenses out. I suspect this is a cricket-bat orbweaver judging by the pattern (Mangor...

Bug Photography: Beetlemania

29 Mar 2021 4 minute read 0 comments Ghostcat

I´m here to showcase more of my insect photography. The subject this time? Beetles! Also known as the order of Coleoptera, this name comes from the Greek words Koleos and pteron, meaning sheathed wing. Fitting, since they have a pair of wings hidden...

Bug Hunting Photography 2: Electric Beegaloo

24 Feb 2021 4 minute read 4 comments Ghostcat

Here it is as promised, the continuation of my previous article about Bug Photography where I showcase some of my photos and deliver my fellow readers some fun facts about them. Scrolling through my old photos it´s amazing to see how diverse the inse...

Bug Hunting Photography

27 Jan 2021 4 minute read 8 comments Ghostcat

So, it has been a while since I talked about my photography but today I wanted to showcase one of my favorite subjects to capture. One of the most groups of animals I found fascinating are insects and of course arachnids. Not only are they the most d...

Drawtober #6: harvest Festival

2 Nov 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Ghostcat

This is my 6th and final drawtober prompt, and just in time to enjoy Halloween. This time I decided to do fanart instead of original art. This character is the main protagonist of Night in The Woods game, Mae Boroski. I´ve talked about it in previou...

Drawtober #5: Ancient Rituals

26 Oct 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Ghostcat

Here I am again with yet another drawtober art piece. I posted this one a day late, after the deadline. This week has been very chaotic lately, so I barely had the time or the energy to draw much. But I finish it this morning, I decided to draw a dem...

Drawtober #4: Folkore

22 Oct 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Ghostcat

I finished my fourth drawtober prompt. Since the them is folklore ,I decided to base mine on a know cryptic urban legend: the Mothman. The mothman is a legendary monster popular in West Virgina, US. It was supposedly sighted during the 60s. Source:...

Drawtober #3: Midnight Feast

15 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Ghostcat

My third entry for Drawtober. I´m keeping this article short this time. I decided to draw a Halloween crow. I had fun making this, decided to give it a witch hat. This was made using a light pencil, a 0.5 fineliner pen and colored pencils. I wasn´t...