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Here’s a creeptacular setting for your latest comic or other story– an abandoned amusement park full of fiberglass dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures, somewhere along the twisting two lanes of some past its prime tourist region in the Great Lakes … Continue reading
Had the Polaroid Cube in my pocket when I dropped in at the vet’s this morning for a fresh supply of minty fishballs*, and was moved to try to photograph Sebastian, one of the the resident cats. This Sebastian is … Continue reading
I’m obsessed with hydrangeas, photographically, at least. Luckily I live in an established neighborhood with lots of old gardens full of an amazing variety of hydrangeas, and since I am on good terms with most of my neighbors I can … Continue reading
What is this “dog” you speak of? I’m an otter! Aren’t I? (Totally amazing image via tumblr. Photoshopped? Probably. But who cares?)
The goldenrod endpapers of Wild Animals at Home by Ernest Thompson Seton. 1913. Via tumblr Seton was an extremely popular and successful wildlife artist and woodcraft writer in his day, and one of the founders of the Boy Scout movement. … Continue reading
Most people who like dogs also like seals and sea lions, the fish eating dogs of the sea. (Corgis: We like fish!) I took this portrait of a harbor seal at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago, during a demonstration … Continue reading
While I was carrying my camera through the Lincoln Park Zoo last week, I found this scene in the Conservatory.I don’t know what delicate controls are behind that once-green- painted wheel, but the palm tree seems pretty determined to get … Continue reading
Sorry, but it’s a riotous world of intense color out there and you just can’t keep me inside. The way dogwood leaves and the buds of next year’s flowers arrange themselves is endlessly fascinating. There are way too many images … Continue reading
Red, green, and bronze: Virginia creeper in the rain. I was exercising the weather resistance of the K-30 and the DA* 55mm f/1.4 lens we call the Mouse (Or maybe “Maus”. I’m not sure yet.) in the backyard this morning, … Continue reading