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Another Asparagus Beetle & Tortoise Beetles

A new portfolio item has been added; The Common Asparagus Beetle. I was very pleased to find these as I had been looking for them in Europe without success. Gardeners do not like to see them as they can damage the asparagus crop, but still I think they are beautiful shiny creatures…. Take a closer […]

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New Portfolio Items

I added two insects to this website I discovered in my new home Canada last year; The Locust Borer and the Spotted Asparagus Beetle. Images of these beautiful insects can be found here and here. In the meantime macro season is in full bloom and I already photographed some interesting insects such as the Bald-faced hornet […]

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Hello Again!

2014 has been a very busy year. I moved from The Netherlands to Canada after waiting four years for my visa to arrive. It was worth the wait! Although there was a lot of work involved, everything went relatively smoothly and I really enjoy living in Canada. I find the Canadian people very friendly and helpful […]

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Anthropomorphism

During my search for springtails I see a lot happening. I see them eating, mating, trying to hide for the camera and unfortunately I sometimes see one dying. Because springtails are such cute and therefore likable creatures I can not help but to anthropomorphize. I know I should not…. But looking at this couple, I […]

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Lots of Springtails

Now that it is getting colder here in The Netherlands, it becomes more and more difficult to find insects to take pictures of. Though that can never be a reason to stop looking for those magnificent macro photography models. There are so many amazing little creatures worth shooting or studying and admiring through a magnifying […]

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