depscribe's photos with the 60mm f2.8 AF Micro-Nikkor

Another unusual Queen Anne's lace

Another unusual Queen Anne's lace
Queen Anne's lace typically has a central flower that is dark, dark, almost eggplant purple. But this one has a much lighter one, which makes it easier to see the structure of that tiny center blossom. (This is not the same specimen as the one whose other…
Added on July 29, 2014

A newer fly

A newer fly
Okay, I'm practicing bug stalking with the 60mm Micro-Nikkor, which goes to 1:1, but you have to be really close to get there. It can be done. But I'm going to have to drink much less coffee.
Added on July 29, 2014

When flies grow old

When flies grow old
This one seems to have some mileage on it. Maybe frequent-fly miles?
Added on July 29, 2014

Another nervous wasp

Another nervous wasp
This is another of those busy, always moving, thread-waisted wasps.
Added on July 29, 2014

All eyes

All eyes
A little crab spider on some Queen Anne's lace.
Added on July 29, 2014

Tiny cowrie beetle

Tiny cowrie beetle
I gave it this common name, because it so resembles the common cowrie shell. It is less than an eighth-inch long, but I thought it very pretty.
Added on July 29, 2014

Egg watch, day 16: that's that!

Egg watch, day 16: that's that!
This morning they were all empty, at least of the bugs that were supposed to hatch from them. But now I'm wondering if the little reddish-brown lumps are perhaps themselves some sort of parasitic things, perhaps mature organisms or possibly the larvae of…
Added on July 29, 2014

Leaf hopper spreads its wings

Leaf hopper spreads its wings
Added on July 29, 2014

Green scarab

Green scarab
Added on July 29, 2014

Green scarab, ventral

Green scarab, ventral
Added on July 29, 2014