Much closer to home – in fact just meters from my front door, a few interesting finds after some more … Continue reading Finding fungi in my paddock
Unfortunately I didn’t spot this colourful 5mm mushroom until it was too late. After cutting down a Silver Wattle that … Continue reading Rainbow ‘shroom
Don’t sweat the small stuff! I found this cricket in my wheelbarrow after carting a load of firewood . Taken … Continue reading Jiminy Crickets!
The third deadliest snake on the planet, this Tasmanian Tiger Snake slid down a bank beside the road, into a neighbours woodpile, so I jumped the fence and carefully went in pursuit! Continue reading Laying low and legless
Too much to do in too little time has kept me away from photography lately. I took some shots of … Continue reading Busy as a bee …
Make your own camera support – Ideal for macro and a holster! Continue reading Macro-pod idea!
I’m not sure what this tiny critter is, I can’t find it on Google. I thought it may have been … Continue reading I'm a leaf
This is a female White Tail which are about 20mm long. the males are about 12mm and quite common in … Continue reading White Tail Spider
The Wood or Forest Scorpion – Cercophonius squama, is the only scorpion found in Tasmania. It is typically around 25–40 mm (0.98–1.57 in) … Continue reading Sting in the tail
Had a little holiday up the East Coast of Tasmania, we spotted plenty of these beautiful green beetles on a … Continue reading Bright beetle on berry …
The Bluebottle or Pacific Man-of-War is not a single animal but a colony of four kinds of highly modified individuals … Continue reading Pretty … painful!
Whoops, sorry! While updating all posts on tasview.com last night to make images scale-able and add to categories, about 8 … Continue reading Flowers … apologies …
Frogs are a sign of a healthy environment. I found these two by accident sitting among some ferns in the … Continue reading Frogs among the ferns …
I bought a pre-loved Olympus 60mm F2.8 Macro yesterday, thought I’d revisit the Alien tree to learn and compare to … Continue reading Where's your head at?
Close-Up Shoot-out! Three Olympus lenses put to the test … Continue reading Close-up shoot-out!
And come for a trip down a spider hole! I normally only post one image, but here’s four from this … Continue reading "Drink me" …
Experiments with close-up photography on EM1 II. Blown away by the versatility and quality of this budget lightweight, almost all-rounder … Continue reading Macro with 14-150mm II