This jumping spider was on the rear windshield wiper of my car.
You can see the pair of eyes it has on the top of its head.
This grasshopper gave me a rare opportunity for a picture by perching on the post of a rocking chair.
This spider moved into my bathroom recently.
I found this crane fly in a flower bed, about to be disturbed by a smaller fly climbing the stem below it. The smaller fly decided to leave quickly.
Scarlet Lily Beetles are an invasive species in North America, and can devastate lily gardens. They’re easy to spot.
Today I pushed a borrowed macro lens and extender to its limit, to photograph some tiny pests on the pot of my jade plant.
This crab spider was crawling across my jeans, so I took some practice shots with my borrowed 50mm lens.
I found this dragonfly on the wing in Ithaca, NY.
Wooly Aphids (Eriosomatinae) fly slowly and fairly aimlessly, looking like small tufts of cotton or fur. I never bothered to find out what they looked like while standing still until now. (Match head for comparison.)