One Eye Half-Shut

30 March 2012 27 Comments Home » Insects etc.

An occasional sojourner in the pocket
of a forgotten flower, every nook
& hidden place glowing,
navigating the underworld
with one eye half-shut.

An ant navigates the underworld with one eye half-shut

Pavement ant | Tetramorium caespitum


  • Khalid on 500px said:

    Great photo. I like it, well done.

  • Virginio on 500px said:

    Magnifique .. .

  • Tamara on G+ said:

    Very nice!

  • Christina on G+ said:

    Your words… this photo… Okay… WOW!

  • Margaret on G+ said:

    Gorgeous!!! I love the silhouette and shadow! Absolutely wonderful photograph!!

  • Kim on G+ said:

    Oh my gosh! This is beyond wonderful.

  • Julie on G+ said:

    Wow!!! Beautiful work!!

  • Владимир on 500px said:

    Great work!!!

  • Jeff on 500px said:

    Nice work, vote with pleasure!

  • Robin on G+ said:

    Excellent, Rick!

  • Walter on G+ said:

    Terrific work, Rick!

  • Ray on G+ said:

    Outstanding image in all respects.

  • Diane said:

    Standing on the edge, to imagine the last rays, touches this traveler, sunset splashes its magic. Was there ever a more perfect single silhouette? Hard worker rest, the day is done. Carnivorous epicurean, you are incredible! (and so is this capture RL!!!!!)

  • Rick said:

    Thanks Diane. She’s still waiting.

  • Jefferson on Focusing On Wildlife said:

    Amazing photo!

  • Sherry on G+ said:

    Amazing Silhouette shot! I absolutely love this!

  • Naila on G+ said:

    Superb! thanks a lot for sharing!

  • James on 500px said:

    Very nice shot lovely light and texture.

  • Santi on 500px said:

    — B e a u t i f u l —

  • Moon Lee on G+ said:

    What a beautiful shot! Love it!

  • Riet Lee on G+ said:

    Very special. My compliments!

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  • Carol on Focusing On Wildlife said:

    Stunning and poetic Rick!

  • Gypsy on Flickr said:

    Fantastic macro! Very enchanting!

  • Jo on 500px said:

    Great light

  • Milos on Flickr said:

    Beautiful, so simple but graphically strong!

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