I was aware of the impending partial solar eclipse, and even dug out some materials that might potentially assist in getting images, but failed miserably, on two fronts. The first was, what I had to help cut the glaring light from the sun down a manageable level for photos would only work if the [...]
If you’ve ever wondered what makes the clusters of foam seen on plants sometimes, it’s this spittlebug nymph, shown in the process of hiding itself. This illustrates behavior, but not anatomy too well.
This one was inspired by this recent post, but let’s look a little closer at using photos for illustration.
While all [...]