Monthly Archives: August 2017

the butterfly effect


is what we call the uncontrollable instinct any photographer gets when a butterfly passes by, to grab a camera and with bent back run after the ever moving colorful little creature. this one at least had the curtesy to be still for a second! now i need a rest and some water…

i believe this a swallowtail of some sort, potentially a pipevine swallowtail, if anyone knows and can enlighten me – please do!


a new species found!


this is sensational, i have discovered an until now unknown species, a relative to the praying mantis (mantis religiosa) which i have named conducting mantis (mantis conductae). call national geographic…

solar eclipse

sequence shot in natahala national park, north carolina, on august 21 this year. awesome to experience!