Dragonfly Eyes

I snapped these photos this morning at our wetlands. Dragonflies everywhere! I know I post quite a few dragonflies, but these are quite clear of his face and eyes. According to GrrlScientist: All dragonfly species have excellent vision. Each compound eye is comprised of several thousand elements known as facets or ommatidia. These ommatidia contain light sensitive opsin…

Things you’ll find at a marina…

On my recent visit to Ketchikan, Alaska, I stayed right above the marina at Knudson Cove. On a couple of morning walks, I wandered around the marina looking through my camera lens, snapping photos. What do you think I saw? When you’re curious, you find lots of interesting things to do. ~Walt Disney To me,…

Nature’s Artwork

The DragonflyThe finishing touch on a canvas of colors and shapesThe shimmering wings God’s signature on His created masterpieceNature, His gallery

Alaska Harbor Seal

I saw quite a few harbor seals on my recent trip to Alaska. Sadly, I didn’t see much more than cute noses and whiskers! They were far away and hard to photograph. However, I thought this one was cute in black and white. Did you know? According to Alaska Department of Fish and Game, harbor…

Big Bertha Torch Cactus

Hope is not a resting place but a starting point – a cactus, not a cushion. ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr. The photo below is from a different plant (same species), back in the shadows. I like how it came out. And just for fun, I found this quote. Just proving, if you want to…