Have you ever seen a Bee Fly?

This little cutie is classified a Lordotus, a genus of bee flies. Have you ever heard of such a thing? Well now you have 😊 I discovered him through my camera lens on my morning exploration. He is so soft and fuzzy looking, I just fell in love with him. 💛🐝💛 Any glimpse into the…

Meet the Queen

Yes, this beautiful caterpillar will blossom into the queen butterfly (Danaus gilippus)! I have many photos of The Queen. How awesome to discover the queen butterfly caterpillar Sunday morning on my walk. I took a few extra minutes to walk through the “butterfly garden” at our nature preserve down the road, and I made this…

My Wild Morning

This morning I realized I need to be more prepared for the unexpected. Learn to know where to focus if I want to take full advantage of surprise photo opportunities. But hey, what a cool experience when I turned the corner to see these little cuties looking right at me! I snapped a few photos…

Lens-Artists Challenge #153: It’s a wonderful world

I contemplate my little world as the words of Louis Armstrong’s “What a Wonderful World” goes through my mind. Amy challenges us on this week’s Lens-Artists Challenge to consider our Wonderful World. What an awesome song! We can travel the world and discover its many wonders, but sometimes we tend to miss the wonderful world…