Category Archives: Documentary

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Odds and Ends

◊ A Ghost In The Making: Searching for the Rusty-patched Bumble Bee is an excellent short documentary by Day’s Edge Productions on the plight of an endangered bumble bee. It’s nice to see an excellent macro […]

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Odds and Ends

Odds and Ends will be my new format for sharing interesting articles about–or including–macro nature photography. The post will end with updates on the state of the blog and the blogger. Like me, Odds and […]

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Zephyrs in the Park II

At last, the second part of the Zephyrs in the Park series, showing condensed video of the behaviour of the sweat bee, Lasioglossum zephyrum at the nest entrances. Part one can be seen here. I will […]

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Zephyrs in the Park

I spent part of my summer in Goldbar Park in Edmonton, standing at the face of a tall earthen bank, photographing and video recording the life of the many insects that made their appearance there. […]

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Bees and Baptisia

Another reliable plant in our front garden is the perennial Blue False Indigo, Baptisia australis, a member of the family Fabaceae (legumes) that contains other garden plants such as beans, sweet peas, lupines and the shrubby […]

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It began with beetles…

An excellent documentary on Darwin by Tim Cockerill and Sander Loite, “…produced in the summer of 2013 as part of the MSc in Science Media Production at Imperial College, London.” Features views of part of Darwin’s […]

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The Week on Sunday #40

Welcome to another Week on Sunday! With winter fast approaching, my mind begins to turn to how I will continue to explore the macro world from inside the home. While I do have a lot […]

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Milking the Cutworm – Final Video.

No Week on Sunday tomorrow, just this video to end the saga of the poor cutworm that I have been exploiting over several blog posts. If you don’t like the video, you can still dance […]

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