Category Archives: Collection

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Nature will have its say

I guess this is a food blog’s equivalent to posting an image of moldy bread…   Instead of discarding this moldy specimen, I decided to give it some recognition. The hyphae of the fungus was […]

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Introducing the Kunstkammer

Earlier this year I was thinking of occasionally adding old entomology prints to Splendour Awaits, but after dwelling on that idea for a while I thought it better not to dilute the photographic focus of this […]

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Macro Photography: what’s it good for?

What is close-up and macro photography really good for? getting closer to nature…real close! Macro photography is a great way to explore insects, fungi, mosses, lichens in their habitat. contributing to science through citizen science projects […]

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Thinking Out Loud: The Year Ahead

1 January, 2014 Formal public New Year’s resolutions are an all too rigid way of committing yourself to change, and very likely to fail. Throughout the year I am constantly planning ahead; remixing, responding and […]

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Moth Night

On the 26 July this year I participated in a National Moth Week event at the Devonian Botanic Garden just a short drive west of Edmonton… It was a magical event, with participants of all […]

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Bugs with Ale

Just a small change of pace…I fancy bugs with a pint tonight. ◊ Awesome parasite! Earlier we saw Pavel Krásenský’s photographs of mating Strepsiptera, now you can see Sean McCann‘s video of a male Strepsiptera emerging from a wasp. […]

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The Week on Sunday #41

Welcome to another Week on Sunday. ♦ Below, one of the best insect photo’s from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards! As you can see, there was no insect, or indeed any other invertebrate […]

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The Alberta Butterfly “Big Year” Contest for 2013

The Alberta Lepidopterists’ Guild and eButterfly are launching a contest for all Alberta butterfly enthusiasts!  

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