Recommended Viewing: Sankax’s Photostream on Flickr

June 25, 2014 at 9:49 am 2 comments

I may not be blogging about them, but we are continue to accrue Family Hikes (about one a week). This past Sunday, we ran across a lovely insect called the Ebony Jewelwing (Calopteryx maculate). In searching for photos, I stumbled across Sankax’s Photostream on Flickr and I found myself captivated. If you would like to see some stunning insect photos (that are Creative Commons to boot), check it out.

A sampling:

Japanese Beetle (Popillia japonica)
Popillia japonica (Photo by Sankax)

Chinese Mantis (Tenodera sinensis)
Tenodera sinensis (Photo by Sankax)

Grasshopper (Photo by Sankax)

Entry filed under: Creative Commons, insect.

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. narami  |  June 25, 2014 at 11:22 am

    My goodness, how DO they manage that kind of detail on something that moves so fast?
    Great find πŸ™‚

  • 2. kittywilkin  |  July 2, 2014 at 7:46 pm

    Those are some awesome photographs!! Thank you for sharing! I am a huge fan (as you know) of macro insect photography πŸ™‚ The praying mantis shot is great!


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