Tag Archives: animals and nature

crazy morning glories

Just took some moderately boring photographs of some spectacular morning glories, open late in the day in deep overcast. The shape of their white centers made them look like living lens flare.  As subjects they were irresistible, but the light … Continue reading

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sunday threes–cat edition

The internet is all about pictures of cats, and so is the shadowy network of matchbox label designers.  Who are, as always, equally obsessed with the number three. (That middle one is one of the reasons I don’t keep cats. … Continue reading

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butterfly blue

The Phone Camera Butterfly Project continues.  Today’s butterfly is … a blue one.  On concrete pavers, with a half-rotten apple it was really enjoying and the first of late summer’s fallen leaves.

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more phone camera butterflies

Welcome to my new project.  I wasn’t going to take up trying to photograph butterflies on flowers with a phone camera.   Nothing could be more ridiculous: a wide angle prime on a small camera with terrible ergonomics is hardly the … Continue reading

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butterfly and zinnia

The phone camera continues to display strange and wonderful competence at the most unexpected moments. Macro-style shots of butterflies on zinnias?  Really?  Apparently so. It’s one butterfly on two different zinnias, if you want to get technical.  Interesting how one … Continue reading

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a restaurant under the sea.

It’s a Chinese restaurant.  And they have a salt water fish tank, and I have a phone camera.  So, if you will, a rare photograph of the Chinese restaurant under the sea.

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internet sunday: fox club

Imagine there is a school where all the students can shapeshift into a wide variety of animal forms.  There would definitely be student clubs for everyone who can change into the same kind of animal, clubs where you can run … Continue reading

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american squares

Vegetables are very photogenic.  While I was waiting in line at the butcher shop today, I took some photographs at the produce tables. (It’s a great butcher shop: while the focus is on the fresh meat and deli stuff, you … Continue reading

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drawing table still life

Just another day at the drawing table, complete with multiple rolls of blue tape, 83 ¢ worth of crayons,  and the word “Brontosaurus” typeset in 54 point Cooper Black.

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awesome fossa

When you’re in work mode, nothing beats listening to podcasts and streaming radio documentaries and comedy shows to keep the ink flowing.  And I know I’ve missed a lot of Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Mes recently, so I headed over … Continue reading

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