See you 🐝 See me

I have missed my macro lens, it’s been some time since I used it on my photo walk. So this morning I left my zoom lens behind. This little guy grabbed my attention with his florescent green body. He was fast and he was tiny. But when he landed on this flower I took my…

Love Locks: the story

While visiting Sedona earlier this year we visited Tlaquepaque Arts & Shopping Village (see post here). Many of the shops were closed or just getting reopened after COVID lockdown. However, one of the shops had an artsy exhibit outside where people were able to show their love by hanging their padlock message on the iron…

Lens-Artists Challenge #115 – Inspiration

Inspiration…the action or power of moving the intellect or emotions (Merriam-Webster) In response to Tina’s Lens-Artists Challenge (found here) I have reflected on the meaning of the word “inspiration” and what I would like to communicate in this post. About two years ago I was motivated to buy a nicer camera and start learning more…

Beetle Buddies

My husband noticed this cozy group of beetles this morning on our walk. Upon further investigation they appear to be a species of metallic wood-boring beetle. They are rather beautiful. “Every blade of grass, every insect, ant, and golden bee, all so amazingly know their path, though they have not intelligence, they bear witness to…

Bobcat has my heart 🤎

“The life of the wood, meadow, and lake go on without us. Flowers bloom, set seed and die back; squirrels hide nuts in the fall and scold all year long; bobcats track the snowy lake in winter; deer browse the willow shoots in spring. Humans are but intruders who have presumed the right to be…