Western Sulphur Butterfly Nature Photos

Previous Next When I seen all the activity going on on a thistle flower, well I had to get the action with my camera! Thistle is a great attraction to all sorts of nectar eating bugs, butterflies are no different. Some of these photographs are very busy, it was a active place! This species of […]

Green Eyed Bee and The Honey bees Nature Photo

Previous Next There was so many honeybees at the community garden I went to yesterday! I was doing all I could to keep up with the honeybees and take other photographs.This is on a squash flower and I gently pulled back on of the peddles to see what was inside. Many bees were inside doing […]

Hike Into Lake Billy Chinook , Nature Photography

Previous Next Our life’s here consists of several things, hiking is a huge part of our life’s. Guy calls these “walks”, long walks! I admit I am not the fastest walker. To busy looking around I guess? We started out where Guy is looking over there. We have a spot we park the truck, head […]

Sahalie Falls Nature Photography Pacific Northwest Oregon

Previous Next One thing you can be sure of, the Cascade Mountains are named Cascades for a reason – Plenty of waterfalls!!  This is Sahalie Falls on the McKenzie River. These were taken last year when we crossed over the Cascade Mountains. Usually a lot of people are at this spot, and this visit was […]

Pine Sawyer Beetle

Previous Next This is the Pine Sawyer Beetle . It is said to be the biggest beetle in North America and if you seen the size of this beetle you may just believe it! Checking out a wildfire burn area brought me to another log where I seen something move. Upon further investigation , this […]

Conflict Within A Wildflower Insect Floral Photography

Previous Next This conflict is between a metallic green insect, and a yellow insect that happened pretty quickly. all started when we came upon these cool looking purple wildflowers on the high desert floor.  Seams to me like some kind of thistle weed (Sagebrush Mariposa Lily , I seam to want to call these Tulips […]

The Tiny World Of The Hoverfly Insect

Previous Next The Hoverfly some may know it as the Flower Fly or the Syrphid Fly. No matter what you know this flies name as, it is a unique species.of the insect kingdom! Resembling the bee species only help this fly in my opinion. The Hoverfly is harmless and no doubt a benefit to our […]

Fenders Blue Butterfly

Previous Next This Boisduval’s Blue Butterfly is yet another one of our endangered species here in Oregon. These butterflies rely on the wild Lupine flower to survive. Wild Lupine which is disappearing. The two butterflies featured here were shot in two different parts of Central Oregon. One spot was the Ochoco Mountains, the other spot […]

Lunar Eclipse on Saturday, Dec. 10

Previous Next Nature is a wondrous thing. At times doing things that frankly, amazes us! The selenelion effect made these photographs come out rather neat looking, only with some cropping done. This selenelion effect is when both the eclipsed moon and the sun can be seen at the same time. Of course I get what […]

Gray Jay Bicolored Ochoco Mountains Oregon

Previous Next While deep in the Ochoco Mountains we ran across a nice flowing creek. I love running water and just had to stop!! Upon inspection of where we were it was obvious this spot had been used as a hunting camp. The legs of the elk and the “meat hangers” (we laughed for I […]


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