Taking refuge underneath a leaf...=)
Common Pondhawk On Dogbane
Pleased To Meet You
Grasshopper nymph checking me out
Female Calico Pennant
Purple and Blue
Male Widow Skimmer....a perching dragonfly,he would fly off about every 30 seconds and return with a small morsel..I just waited...=)
Orange and Gold
Male Halloween Pennant....I carefully aligned him with a few Brown-Eyed Susan flowers which were roughly 20 feet away, creating the golden glow as well as a natural vignette
Pretty As A Flower
Female Widow Skimmer
Nice that this one sat for a short time...=)
Male Blue Dasher
For some reason,they have been really skittish this year.....
Nice To See You!
Mantis sitting upon my hand for a portrait
I love nature, as you can tell from my images! I believe when the light is right,all things have an inherent beauty to them,and that is what I try to capture. By no means am I a professional, and I limit my editing to slight adjustments in color and contrast....no HDR for me!