Really, I don't.This spectacular spider image, captured by John Brackenbury, is a highly commended entry in the "Hidden Wildlife" category of the British Wildlife Photography Awards.
The Scrivener's Error picks up my post on Creative Commons misuse and describes the problem in code: Alex Wild doesn't quite go far enough in criticizing the (mis)use of the Creative Commons license...
Thrifty Thursdays feature photographs taken with equipment costing less than $500. [Nikon Coolpix 995 - 3 megapixel classic digicam from 2001]One frustrating aspect of point-and-shoot cameras is the sheer ugliness of the on-camera flash...
I hope you'll forgive a post with no point other than to share a few photos.Yesterday I drove to Chicago in search of an ant I'd not yet photographed for an Ants of North America project...
Here's a book cover that reliably sends entomologists into hysterics:What's so funny?Well, that's not a bee. In fact, this insect last shared an ancestor with a bee over 350 million years ago...
Thrifty Thursdays feature photographs taken with equipment costing less than $500. [ Canon Powershot SX10 IS - $210; off-camera Canon 430EX II flash- $200; Raynox DCR 250 macro converter - $60; Cowboy Studio NPT-04 wireless remote strobe trigger - $22; DIY white box - free]If you're wondering why Compound Eye has been quiet this week, the hiatus is because I've been off instructing the BugShot insect photography workshop...
I do not Creative Commons license my images.The reason is simple : I am evil consumers of Creative Commons licenses do not understand them. In particular, they seem to miss one key bit of information: Creative Commons licences are contracts...
Over the next few days Hurricane Irene will unleash a watery fury on the U.S. east coast. In turn, the media will unleash a torrent of images depicting Irene's impact.
Thrifty Thursdays feature photographs taken with equipment costing less than $500. [HP deskjet F4280 printer/scanner - $150]A few weeks ago I took wings off a dead periodical cicada and stuck them in my basic desktop scanner/printer/copier just to see what the machine could do...
I love this simple shot, submitted by herpetological photographer Stephen Zozaya.In fact, I like the photo so much I'll use it to illustrate a general point about photographic composition...
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