Perspective Of An Arachnid

Something a little creepy for your Friday the 13th. I was with a group in the Philippines helping rebuild part of a school that was damaged by Typhoon Haiyan. I saw this little spider climbing on this leaf while taking our break for lunch. I am fairly arachnophobic, so trying to capture this creepy guy…

Bosnian Dragonfly

I will not take credit for this photo. My wife took this photo and she is indeed awesome, but I like to think I have taught her a thing or two about capturing the moment. We were in Bosnia and Herzegovina and I was helping put up drywall in the local pastor’s home. My wife…

Dune Worm

Those are granules of sand that make up the ground in this photo and thusly give you the scale of this little worm. I found this tiny creature inching its way across the desert sands in Great Sand Dunes National Park. I’m not sure where he was going, but I knew it would be long time before he…

Damselfly

Often mistaken for a dragonfly, this is in fact a damselfly. I found a bush full of these insects while walking along a canal in the rural countryside near Čapljina, Bosnia-Herzegovina. They usually keep their wings along the sides of their body while landed, but in this bush they were slowly pulsing their wings. I think…

Mexican Spider

Anyone who knows me well at all knows that I am a bit arachnophobic. That is why it is very weird that I have a fascination with taking photos of spiders. All I know about this spider is that it’s of the orb variety and that it lived in a very picturesque cactus tree overlooking the Pacific Ocean.