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Moments

  • The latest camera modifications

    Now weighing in at 6 pounds 8 ounces! So, this is a Canon 6D with my trusty MP-E 65mm 1x-5x macro zoom lens, and the MT-24EX dual macro flash. The ...
  • Bee macro photography tips

    Long, long ago, I used Fuji Velvia slide film with a Minolta X-700 and standard lens, along with a set of three different add-on magnification filt...
  • A little more about Elise Fog

    I recently wrote a guest post for the Capital Institute, focusing mainly on how my photographic observations have led to my bee advocacy work at sa...
  • EU vote banning neonicotinoids

    It's a step in the right direction, though it's a long path ahead yet (update: see Greenpeace EU Media Briefing). Our poor bee populations (both ma...
  • Where solitary bees sleep at night

    Some bees may sleep in a flower, but other bees simply desire a somewhat sheltered place above the ground, without relying on a flower’s amenities ...
  • Attracting native pollinators

    Recently published (March 2011), the Xerces Society’s new book Attracting Native Pollinators is a beautiful and rich (380 pages!) source of informa...
  • A buggy looking camera

    This isn’t exactly a buzzy moment, but I thought I’d post a photo of my current camera gear (along with my most recent customizations :) What you s...
  • Where bumble bees sleep at night

    A closed flower is the perfect spot... a place to sleep, nectar to drink, pollen to enjoy... what could be better for a bee? On March 1, the end of...
  • Late summer evenings with bumble bees

    This bumble bee was one of at least fifty or so small bumble bees covering a purple aster (a bush about four feet tall all round, one itself of fou...