Nova Scotia Photographer of Wildlife, Nature, Macro and more

Posts Tagged ‘close up photography’

Bath Time!

Rose-Crowned Conure Bath Time

Just a fun shot of my Parrot,  bathing..  :)


Bald Blue Jay – Molting Blue Jay – close up head shot

molting blue jay closeup


Molting Blue Jay head shot

Molting Blue Jay head shot

Molting Blue Jay close up head shot


Sharp-shinned Hawk with prey

Juvenile - Sharp-shinned Hawk with prey - Nova Scotia

Juvenile - Sharp-shinned Hawk with prey - Dartmouth, Nova Scotia I shot this close-up of a Juvenile(or Young) Sharp-shinned Hawk with prey through my downstairs window.


Giant Ichneumon Wasp – macro – Antigonigh N.S.

Giant Ichneumon wasp - macro

Giant (yellow headed) Ichneumon wasp - Megarhyssa atrata  -  Female. This huge wasp, 6inch+ body, is drilling to deposit her eggs in a live grub or larva in the tree. The eggs hatch and their wasp larva eat the host insect in the tree for the nutrients before they chew their way out of the tree.  The female's Ovipositor or tail →


Pileated Woodpecker – Nova Scotia

Pileated Woodpecker - Nova Scotia, Canada

I was walking in Shubie Park, when I stumbled onto this Pileated Woodpecker.


Ants Gathering, – Macro

Small red ants gathering food macro photography

Ant Macro photo,  Shot 3:1 Life sized.


October Blue Jay

October Blue jay


Red Squirrel

red squirrel


Blue Jay close up

Blue Jay Face close up


Jumping Spider Macro

Jumping Spider Macro, Nova Scotia, Canada

A shot of a jumping spider just as its about to jump and attack my lens!  Shot 3:1 life sized.


Nova Scotia Cougar

Nova Scotia Cougar

Shubenacadie wildlife park, Nova Scotia.


Nova Scotia Killdeer

Killdeer

The killdeer, (Charadrius vociferus) is a medium-sized plover, this one was in Antigonish Nova Scotia.


Red vs Blue.. Zebra Cichlids in a lip lock

Red and blue tiger cichlid


Solitary Bee Face

solitary bee macro

  Very small solitary bee, length around 3mm. Shot 3:1 life sized, cropped.


Downy Woodpecker – Nova Scotia

Downy Woodpecker

Shot in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada


1mm Crab spider

1mm crab spider macro

This is about as close up as I can go with my gear.  Shot 3:1 life sized with heavy crop.


Another Jumping Spider

Jumping Spider Marco

2.5-3 mm leg span jumper. Shot 3:1 life sized


Nectar Collector

Bee Feeding Macro


Death Becomes Her… Brown-eyed Susan Macro

Brown-eyed Susan Macro


Crab Spider Macro

A very small crab

A very small crab spider around 3mm leg span. Shot 3:1 life size with crop.


Jumping Spider Macro

Jumping Spider

First jumper of the season for me.. found this tiny jumper today on my house. About 2mm width,  shot around 2.5:1 life size with a heavy crop.