Conservatory Flowers

Taken on July 7 in Central Park, NYC.

 

Conservatory Insects

Some insects I photographed in Conservatory Garden, Central Park on Saturday, July 7. The sunflower one full of bugs was not in the garden, it was in a patch of flowers near North Meadow. The Emerald Jumping Spider (Paraphidippus aurantius) was identified by bugguide.net within a day. I had trouble identifying it and sent in the pictures. They are the tops and so helpful. I knew it was probably a Jumping Spider, but not which one. I hope I got the others correct. Let me know if I am wrong.

Black & White Birds – CB&W

There are only a few of my bird photographs that translate well into black and white with some work in Photoshop. This group will be included in the Linnaean Society of New York‘s 2018-2019 Program which I am putting together now for September. I create their website and printed program in B&W — layout not content.

Great Egret (Ardea alba), Central Park 3/31/2018
Great Egret (Ardea alba), Central Park 3/31/2018
American Bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus), Central Park 3/31/2018
American Bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus), Central Park 3/31/2018
Red-winged Blackbird, Central Park 4/12/2018
Red-winged Blackbird, Central Park 4/12/2018
Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus), Central Park 4/14/2018
Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus), Central Park 4/14/2018
Blue-headed Vireo (Vireo solitarius), Central Park 5/3/2018
Blue-headed Vireo (Vireo solitarius), Central Park 5/3/2018
Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapilla), Central Park 5/8/2018
Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapilla), Central Park 5/8/2018
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum), Central Park 5/15/2018
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum), Central Park 5/15/2018

Cee's B&W Photo Challenge

Also for Cee’s Black and White Photo Challange