Monthly Archives: October 2014

Previews of Parasitoids

Lately I’ve taken to getting backlit shots of leaf mines by removing one of the Twin Lite¬†flash heads and holding the leaf on top of it, so that when the flash goes off the mine is illuminated from both sides. … Continue reading

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Smooching Salamanders

The other day I was perusing my folders of salamander photos to find some my sister-in-law could use in a slideshow. I came across the ones below, which I took in March 2004. They are maybe the worst photos I … Continue reading

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Monthly Mystery #23: A Frothy Balloon

Although unidentified leaf mines are the main¬†mysteries occupying my mind lately, I don’t want y’all to get burned out on that topic, so I just spent a little time searching through my photo archives for something else to ponder. I … Continue reading

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