Monthly Archives: August 2015

Portrait of a Crab as a Young Man

After a few weeks of insect-centric posts, I decided to return to the place of my ancient ancestors, the ocean, for some cool marine (well, more like brackish) arthropods. I found myself in south Louisiana’s Rockefeller wildlife refuge. This refuge … Continue reading

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Orange is the New Black

One of my favorite things about going to spend a day outside looking through the undergrowth and foliage is that it’s an immensely unpredictable process. Yesterday morning, I would have never guessed that my two coolest finds were going to … Continue reading

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A Photography Time Capsule

Recently I started to make good on a promise that I made to myself years ago: to design and maintain a database of all the arthropods that I have photographed and all those that I want to photograph someday. The … Continue reading

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Just Hanging Out

On a recent walk in the park, I came across a rather relaxed robber fly. This little fellow (Diogmites platypterus), also rightfully known as a “hanging thief,” was just chilling and munching on a small moth while dangling on some … Continue reading

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Unusual Houseguests

Biology and wildlife photography blogs are usually filled with tons of juicy details about exotic travels to remote locations, sometimes including great amounts of trouble searching for their desired subject. Today I would like to talk a bit about the … Continue reading

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