Flowers from the Garden

Yellow Asiatic Lily

As much as I enjoy flowers from the garden, I find it hard to find the time to enjoy the gardening process as much as would like. While time is always a big factor, I have another hurdle to overcome as well. Deer.  The end result is that only hardy and native species survive year after year. (more…)

Colorful Summer Flowers

Hybrid Camelia

It’s that time of year when colorful summer flowers are everywhere. A great time to get out and enjoy mother nature, and a most excellent time to put a macro lens on your camera. (more…)

Exotic Butterflies – About their Lifestyle

Heliconius doris

Today I’m showing some images of exotic butterflies from the Magic Wings Butterfly house in Durham, North Carolina. It’s really a great place to capture images of nature’s jewels, both for yourself and to share with friends. Beyond that, you can also learn something about their lifestyle and habitat.  It’s a great way to further your understanding of nature, always a good thing.

Now on to the images. (more…)

More Butterfly Photos from Magic Wings

A female Cruiser, at the Magic Wings Butterfly House

Seems like a good idea the show a few more “Magic Wings” butterfly photos.  These are from my recent trip to the Magic Wings Butterfly House, part of the Museum of Life & Science, in Durham, North Carolina.  In this post I’m also going to provide a little butterfly education. (more…)