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Jumping Spider - Macro Photography

23 Apr 2020 1 minute read 6 comments Solominer

While I was looking for Mason Bees to take photos of, I came across a couple Jumping Spiders trying to prey on the Bees. I would see the Bees fly by the spiders, and it would get their attention. It looks like the spiders would get close to catching...

Pink Evening Primrose with Grasshopper

7 Apr 2020 1 minute read 1 comment CryptozNewb

  A rainy March has led to a proliferation of flowers on the trails near my house. This particular one was being visited by a grasshopper when I stopped by.   Photo taken with an Olympus TG-5 camera. =================================================...

Red and Black Mason Wasp

20 Sep 2019 1 minute read 0 comments CryptozNewb

  This wasp was scurrying about quite quickly on top of a fence post. It was difficult to get an in-focus shot. I had never seen a wasp like this. I had to look up what kind it was. The wings had some amazing color in them!     Photo taken in Kemah,...

Green Bug in Yellow Flower Macro

30 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments CryptozNewb

Another flower macro. Caught some sort of green insect hanging out. Not sure what it is (grasshopper?), and though I suspect it's not a major pollinator, you can still see numerous bits of pollen stuck to its legs. The flower isn't going to waste an...

Praying Mantis Closeup

17 Sep 2019 1 minute read 0 comments CryptozNewb

This little one was sitting on a stick that my son brought inside to show me. We returned it to the wild after taking a few photos that it was kind enough to sit still for.   Photo was taken on September 14th, 2019 in Austin, Texas, USA with an Olym...

YEALOW and BLACK colour insects on the "Apon Pata" Flowers.

5 Jun 2020 2 minute read 0 comments nevlu123

YEALOW and BLACK colour insects on the "Apon Pata" Flowers. https://i.imgur.com/ShclwId.jpg# ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHY OF MY SELF .Part-1https://i.imgur.com/GlgZ1Us.jpgHey photographer it was night mood photography,when i going to walking at 5.30pm then i...

Gnat sized Wasp found in Bee homes

16 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Solominer

While opening the Bamboo Bee homes I came across a tiny predator. Well it cannot hurt me as far as I know, but they are destructive to Mason Bee cocoons. These tiny Wasps climb into the homes and take over cocoons which then kill the Mason Bee inside...

Found A European Hornet (Vespa crabro L.) On A Hike

23 Mar 2019 3 minute read 3 comments AF3LMike

Through my lifetime of hiking, I have seen many hornets, yellowjackets, wasps etc... Oneday, I was hiking around Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area in Stevens, Pennsylvania which is a 6,000-acre Wildlife Management Area located in Lancaster and Le...

Peacock Eye (Inachis io)

25 Sep 2019 1 minute read 0 comments yetaras

I have written before, however, that I probably was able to take a picture of the last butterfly in this year, as I became less likely to meet them. However, I was wrong! During last Sunday's walk, I was able to photograph four butterflies sitting on...

Dragonfly Macro #1

12 Sep 2019 1 minute read 3 comments CryptozNewb

The dragonflies often flit around the backyard during the afternoons and they like to perch on the stakes in our garden. They usually fly away when approached, but this one was especially bold and held still long enough for me to capture a few photo...