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Quarantine Rabbit

This bunny stopped just short of the minimum focusing distance on my 70-300 lens, but well outside social distancing guideline minimum.

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Japanese Beetle Breakfast

I couldn’t get the light right to show off the shiny greens and reds Japanese beetles are famous for. So I got rid of the color entirely. I took these in the same day as my squirrel story experiment.

These bugs are technically pests, but they’re so cool to look at.

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Eastern Gray Squirrels At Play

I’ve learned a lot about photography since my lucky shot. Technique, lighting, editing. But more importantly, I learned about storytelling!

A still photo can be nice. A still photo can tell a story. But it’s a lot harder. This is an experiment with storytelling using a series of pictures.

It’s a start! They’re very active this time of year, so maybe I’ll get another chance. It seems like the local wildlife gets closer the more it sees me out with my camera.

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Can I offer you a moon in this trying time?

I used to have a cheap telescope that could get close to this level of reach, but the moon being the moon, it would move out of view almost as quick as I could find it. When I could.

That was not a good telescope. It couldn’t do much with stars, and it couldn’t do much with large stuff in the solar system. And it had no camera attached!

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Squirrel Surprise

This squirrel ran out in front of me, quickly realized its mistake, then ran off. But not before I got a few photos. I saw some of its friends playing nearby, but they were too far away and in too much shade.

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Pretty on Pink (photo)

I’m not a nature photographer as a rule, but there isn’t much else to shoot on account of the pandemic. I am exploring macro photography, but it would be easier with an actual macro lens. I set up a subscription page for people who want to support the site. You can also subscribe on Patreon, but I plan to phase it out.