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To Bee or Not to Bee--a Photographer

Backlit honey bee heading toward tower of jewels in the early morning. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

To bee or not to bee--a photographer. Capturing images of honey bees is a delightful leisure activity. You don't have to sign up for a safari on another continent, or invest in thousands of dollars worth of camera gear. You can do it all in your...

Backlit honey bee heading toward tower of jewels in the early morning. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Backlit honey bee heading toward tower of jewels in the early morning. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Backlit honey bee heading toward tower of jewels in the early morning. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The glow of a honey bee in the early morning light. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The glow of a honey bee in the early morning light. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The glow of a honey bee in the early morning light. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pastel colors, almost like a watercolor. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Pastel colors, almost like a watercolor. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pastel colors, almost like a watercolor. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Morning light shining on honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Morning light shining on honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Morning light shining on honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is the end. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is the end. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is the end. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, September 9, 2013 at 10:53 PM

Posing Prettily--and Not So Prettily

Cleaning Her Tongue

Every year the Entomological Society of America (ESA) invites its members and other interested persons to enter the Insect Salon juried photo competition.It's a highly competitive event, drawing photographs from around the world. The non-profit Peoria...

Cleaning Her Tongue
Cleaning Her Tongue

HONEY BEE cleaning her tongue was one of the images accepted in the international juried show, Insect Salon, affiliated with the Entomological Society of America. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, December 22, 2009 at 5:37 PM

Seeing Spots

Ladybug

If you spot a ladybug, don't just start reciting "Ladybug, ladybug, fly away home." Aim, click and shoot. With a camera, that is. Agricultural Research Service scientists and entomologists at Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., and South...

Ladybug
Ladybug

A ladybug crawls along the leaf of a Russian sage. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pupa
Pupa

A ladybug pupa on Russian sage. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at 2:19 PM

Writing with Light

Ten-lined June beetle

I've always loved the wit and wisdom of insect-inspired poets. God in His wisdom made the fly And then forgot to tell us why. - - Ogden Nash "The Fly" We hope that, when the insects take over the world, they will remember with gratitude how...

Ten-lined June beetle
Ten-lined June beetle

"Wanna make something of it?" Ten-lined June beetle. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee
Honey bee

"C'mon in, the nectar's fine." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Blow fly
Blow fly

"Hey, I'm a pollinator, too!" (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Carpenter bee
Carpenter bee

"Okay, I'm a pest, but just think of me as a bee." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee on pomegranate blossom
Bee on pomegranate blossom

"I came for the nectar but I'm staying for the pollen." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Mosquito
Mosquito

"I'm out for blood." Culex quinquefasciatus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Spotted cucumber beetle
Spotted cucumber beetle

"Just think of me as a lady bug." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, August 12, 2008 at 5:55 PM
Tags: bee (8), bugs (12), insects (49), mosquito (5), photography (4), ten-lined June beetle (1), writing with light (1)
 
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