SPRINGTIME ADVENTURES , episode 8 - A short dive into the deep green

in photography •  2 months ago 

These days I try to spend most of the time outdoors, searching for wild asparagus and photographing with a small compact camera the explosion of colors and life in nature that surrounds me.
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Yesterday I spent some time in the tall grass, crawling like the small creatures that inhabit this green ambient.
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From this perspective, it all looked more like some kind of forest than a meadow.
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Down here, in shadow, green is absolutely prevalent, very different from the rocky terrain with low grass and a great variety of flowers.
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But there is no shortage of interesting creatures. Like this unusually shaped moth.
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Or this lovely little spider
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Hoverflies descend here to rest
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And so do these colorful small butterflies too
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These very small and elegant moths are here in great numbers. Almost every stem of grass has a few of them.
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Inside this, carefully constructed shelter is a moth larva, its inside so it can't be seen, hope one day I'll have the opportunity to photograph her while moving around.
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I saw some beetles...different types ...
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This hairy one is especially ... I don't know...kind of cute...
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This black one is specialized at hunting the snails in their shells
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These one is mimicking the jumping spider, especially with movements, if you don't look really carefully and up close you'll be sure this is some sort of jumping spider
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And that's all for today...hope you'll enjoy this excursion into the green...have a good day...or night...wherever you are

( As always on these posts on Steemit, all the photographs, are my work )

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This is really a great series with fantastic macros you show here. I am thrilled! I especially like the recording of Arctia villica.

Many greetings from @faltermann 🦋

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Thank you :) glad you like this photo stories

Whoa!!!
Some really interesting finds there!

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:) Glad you like it