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Insect Wedding Photography in a Rose Garden

Love in the rose garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"I do! I do! I do!" Some of us engage in wedding photography. Not with humans. With insects. All you need is a bride, a groom and a…hmm…bedroom. That could be a leafy green bedroom in the rose garden where the lady beetles, aka ladybugs,...

Love in the rose garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Love in the rose garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Love in the rose garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bridal couple heads for some privacy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bridal couple heads for some privacy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bridal couple heads for some privacy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Don't let a thorn get in your way. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Don't let a thorn get in your way. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Don't let a thorn get in your way. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The view is better over here. I think I see an aphid. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The view is better over here. I think I see an aphid. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The view is better over here. I think I see an aphid. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Just need a pillow of rose petals for the night. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey. All images taken with a Nikon D800 and a macro lens, 105mm)
Just need a pillow of rose petals for the night. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey. All images taken with a Nikon D800 and a macro lens, 105mm)

Just need a pillow of rose petals for the night. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey. All images taken with a Nikon D800 and a macro lens, 105mm)

Posted on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 5:15 PM

Never Promised Her a Rose Garden

Katydid

Up close, the katydid looks as ferocious as a scary Halloween trick-or-treater.Its stance is firm. Its eyes glow menacingly. Its attitude: "Don't mess with me."We spotted this katydid on a rose in a UC Davis rose garden. It towered over the honey bees,...

Katydid
Katydid

KATYDID foraging on a rose in a UC Davis rose garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Menacing Look
Menacing Look

MENACING LOOK of a katydid. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, October 29, 2010 at 12:22 PM
Tags: katydid (6), rose garden (3), Tettigonlidae (1), UC Davis (164)

Stop and Smell the Roses

Hide and Seek

Do bees stop and smell the roses?Maybe. Honey bees gather nectar and pollen from a variety of flowers, including their favorites, the salvias, mints and lavenders. They also forage on wild roses, but usually not on commercially grown roses.Sometimes,...

Hide and Seek
Hide and Seek

A HONEY BEE, resting in the folds of a rose, appears to be playing hide and seek with another insect. Those antennae belong to a spotted cucumber beetle. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Peek-a-Bee
Peek-a-Bee

PEEK-A-BEE--The head of a honey bee pops out from inside a rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up
Close-up

CLOSE-UP of the head of a honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at 7:22 PM
Tags: Eric Mussen (245), honey bee (195), rose garden (3)
 
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