For The Sake Of Color
Graffiti upon a wall and bridge
Pointing To Pink
Yet another Mantis posing for the camera!
Summer Azure butterfly against a background of yellow
Munch A Bunch
Black Swallowtail caterpillar fattening up!
Female Mantis sitting nicely for the camera
Mantids were a little late in coming this year, but I was able to find a few that were willing to pose....=)
Our state insect was a little more plentiful this year....
The Hidden Waterfall
A runoff stream empties into the I&M Canal, creating an unexpected spot of beauty.
The historic canal at Lemont. The bed is filling up with sediments, allowing trees and other plant growth to gain hold.
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!