Category Archives: Animals

Leafhopper with 30-110mm

While at the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory I noticed a few unusual insects on some of the foliage and took some close-up images of them with a Nikon 1 J5, 1 Nikon 30-110 mm and MOVO extension tubes. I followed up with the folks at the conservatory and discovered that the insects were leafhoppers. Continue reading Leafhopper with 30-110mm

Hummingbird Clearwing Moth 60fps

A few days ago I was in my backyard waiting in vain for a hummingbird to visit when I noticed something hovering around one of our butterfly bushes. I grabbed my camera and went to investigate. Rather than photographing a hummingbird at 60 fps as I had planned, Mother Nature sent a Hummingbird Clearwing Moth instead. Continue reading Hummingbird Clearwing Moth 60fps

Listening to my little voice

I’m not sure how many other people have a ‘connection’ to a source of intuition and such. I’ve had a ‘little voice’ that has helped to guide my life for over 4 decades. Sometimes the messages I get are quite serious, like the one that allowed me to avoid what could have been a life-ending car accident some 30 years ago. Others, like the one I got today, lead to far less serious but enjoyable consequences. Continue reading Listening to my little voice