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Nature Walk

You know, I swore, swore, swore that I would stick to still photography and not venture into videography. My reasons were many: too time consuming, can't use popular music due to licensing issues, don't want a second camera, editing software is too expensive and you need a master's degree in knob-twiddling to use it, files are too big, the process is slow and grueling, etc., etc., etc... Then along comes a $20 app for the iPad (and iPhone) that squashes every reason I had to stay away from videography except for the availability of popular music. Well, it turns out that nature videos don't really need popular music so, now I've gone and done it.. Dipped my toe in video.

Still very amateurish, but kinda has a Cinéma Vérité feel to it. I also have much to learn about the iPad app but, wow! talk about bang for the buck. LumaFusion, check it out on the iOS app store.

If you are not fortunate to live close to an area with forest creatures, I made this video for you...


Unusual Butterfly

One I have not run into before. A Gulf Fritillary with the sun shining through its wings. This is about as far north as they go.

Butterfly

Classic butterfly at Bernheim Forest.

Lemon Wedge

A resident of the "Edible Garden" at Bernheim Forest. Word has it that these taste like lemon.. :-)

Buggy Whip

That's quite a buggy whip you have there little skipper!

Spot

My pet butterfly, Spot.

Red Spotted Purple

Common in my area, this particular Red Spotted Purple butterfly has different coloring than most. Could it be because everything has been so dry? Normally these guys look more blue-iridescent and less black.