Tag Archives : insect


56. Winged Wonders 2

On a quiet evening – so quiet that I’d almost forgotten the existence of sound at all- I ploughed through an uninspiring darkness. So dark, that even the memory of light was obscured. All I saw was a bunch of colourless, impenetrable prickly bushes…… …until, apparently out of nowhere, the sun abruptly punctured the dark. […]

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Banded Demoiselle calopteryx splendens reflection water

42. River Pleasure (about Banded demoiselles) 1

The longer you’re shooting, the more you’ll discover what’s your cup of tea and what’s not. Just like the real life. At the beginning, you try everything and just can’t get enough. Gradually, you become more discerning, which helps you to avoid things that just don’t suit you. To quote the tidy up guru Marie […]


32. Ducklings All Ditches United 3

On one of my bike rides, I came across one of my favorite topics: baby ducklings! Squeaky brakes and a firm jump immediately brought me at duck level. Moments like these must be taken advantage of as baby ducks have a busy schedule and are gone before you know it. Indeed…not so long after my […]

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pink erythrism grasshopper insect rare

31. Mr. Pink: The Pink Grasshopper 6

Not so long ago, one of my photo-pals found a pink grasshopper. I have to admit: his special find made me a little bit jealous. 😉 After all it is just about the closest thing to a pink elephant! At the same time, I realised how rare such a phenomenon actually is and how pointless […]


23. Don’t Bite The Plant that Eats you… 1

Nature works in mysterious ways. Not so long ago, I assumed there were just two options: 1. Eaten or 2. Being eaten Predator or prey…that’s the question. Recently I found out that it can be mutual as well. You eat, while being eaten: fair cross. All right, I might exaggerate a bit, but this roughly […]