25 Jun 2014 | One Comment | Birds »

I talked with Tamron about their excellent new telephoto zoom,
and how I use it for photographing birds.


Tamron June eNewsletter - Rick Lieder Bird Photo Tips

17 Jun 2014 | 3 Comments | Birds »

Late for a forgotten appointment with the sun,
mallards transform into golden bullets.


Mallards transform into golden bullets

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Mallard Duck | Anas platyrhynchos

10 Jun 2014 | 6 Comments | Insects etc. »

A katydid begins a stream of misadventures,
still a slave to the spell of circles, more dangerous
than other suspects.


A katydid begins a stream of misadventures

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Greater Angle-wing Katydid | Microcentrum rhombifolium

2 Jun 2014 | 6 Comments | Birds »

A grackle makes one last attempt to tame the wind.

A grackle makes one last attempt to tame the wind.

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Grackle | Quiscalus quiscula

27 May 2014 | 9 Comments | Insects etc. »

A firefly glows just beyond the threshold
of the invisible, a leftover sun
trailing sparks.


A firefly glows just beyond the threshold<br />
 of the invisible

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Firefly | Lampyridae | Photinus pyralis