Monthly Archives: October 2014

Never enough

No one is going to convince me that I will ever get bored of taking pictures of ladybugs on crocus flowers, I’m sure of it. Some people in my proximity comment on my seemingly endless stream of ladybug pictures (I … Continue reading

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The flowers in the frost

This flower is not a crocus, it just pretends to be. The colour and shape are similar, but that is where the similarities end. This crazy flower blooms in late fall and sometimes throughout the winter. Why it does that, … Continue reading

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Desolation

When I took the picture below I noticed for the first time the amount of damage insects can do. Some species of Chrysomelidae had eaten the entire plant apart from the leaf veins (is that the right term? I don’t … Continue reading

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Complaining

I think I have mentioned somewhere before that I use an older camera (the model is 10 years old I think). Nothing wrong with that in my opinion. If you can’t take nice pictures with a cheap or old camera, … Continue reading

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I will be leaving in the fall

I am truly sure of it now. All the ladybugs have left for the year (despte being sure I won’t mind being proven wrong for once). They have dug themselves in the ground, well hidden under the fallen leaves. It … Continue reading

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Replacement

This beetle seems like the perfect ladybug replacement. They always are findable on the same plant, they are red and they are the right size. Like ladybugs they try to scare me away. Ladybugs do it with poison, this one does it by … Continue reading

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Going your own way

Often when I read an article or a blog about macro photogaphy I find myself wondering whether I am doing something wrong. Whatever is said about how one should take macro pictures, I do the opposite. The ‘common’ manner to take … Continue reading

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