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for One Word Sunday: inversion/invert

…if you’re this little and inside a cactus flower.

On the same walk where we saw last week’s entry, the big stone rabbit/hare, we also found these much larger than life bugs on the side of a house now being used by the park.  They’re fun to see, but they would be something out of a sci-fi movie if they were live and flying around.  I’ve always wondered at the plethora of sci-fi movies that involve insects come to earth and attempting to subdue us.  At any rate, I thought these two shots qualified as oddballs, besides being rather cute.

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This photo is an example of the part luck plays in taking pictures. We were walking around the lake one evening, a photography walk, meaning Bill does martial arts exercises while I lallygag around, taking shot after shot before walking another few feet and stopping again. I was busily taking photos of milkweed plants and didn’t realize until I looked through them later that I’d caught a visitor in this one. Fortuitous, since this week’s theme is macro.  🙂

The photo was taken with my iPad 3 and then cropped.

Small bug traverses
Milkweed’s alien landscape
Camera spies him

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