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...or something like that. Steve and I went out lookin' for moose again this morning. No moose, but couldn't hit the SNF trails without clickin' the shutter a bit.

Swung by Steve's stash of dragon's mouth:

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Crab spider with his dinner on a wild rose petal:

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First pitcher plant flowers I've seen this year:

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A clump of spotted coral root:

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Some "puddling" swallowtails:

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Twinflowers:

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And one "bonus bunny" when I got home:

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I am so impressed with your knowledge of flora. I got excited about photographing a bright lime prairie plant with a back drop of reddish prairie grasses. Looked it up on the Wiscon. HSOforum, and it had a stop sign indicating the plant was invasive and needed to be eradicated immediately. Talk about deflating. So much for sojourning into the world of botany. I'll just absorb as much as I can from you guys a while longer. These are absolutely beautiful. Your rose and pitcher plants are wonderful, Ken. And that last dragon's mouth is out of this world, Steve. Now I think I understand why you would get down on your belly for the shot.

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Great shots ol' buddy! I particularly like the first butterfly shot. Your emerald came out very nice. I had a couple that were okay, but not good enough to post.

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I kinda looked past this when I first started working on these photos. These are two arethusa that are backlit from about a 1:00 position. All I've done with this is some cropping and a little shadows/highlights work and it came out looking almost like an abstract. I usually don't intend to do this kind of work, but it grew on me.

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I kinda looked past this when I first started working on these photos. These are two arethusa that are backlit from about a 1:00 position. All I've done with this is some cropping and a little shadows/highlights work and it came out looking almost like an abstract. I usually don't intend to do this kind of work, but it grew on me.

Stunning!!!!!

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Steve and Ken - you both have a wonderful series of shots. Hope to see some of this floral and fauna next week in Zippel and Garden Island.

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Great work guys! I especially enjoyed the pitcher plants against that blue sky!

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Very impressive gents! They're all wonderful, however Ken's butterflies in flight really works for me! Thank you both for sharing this fine display!

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Very nice Boys! I am also very impressed with your degree of knowledge of all the subjects you shoot.

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