I’ve always loved Edward Weston’s photographs of Point Lobos, both the seascapes and the closeups. My hope for this recent visit to Point Lobos was to do rock and Monterey cypress closeups, but the cypress area was crowded, so I went to other areas further down the Point. Here are a few samples of what I saw, mostly abstracts, with one seascape – all in black and white, since I’m thinking of Weston.
It’s time for dogbane beetles again. A cloudy, rainy morning recently was perfect for photographing these beautiful, iridescent insects:
Time for me to revise my notes on finding dogbane beetles. I wrote a few years back that towards the end of the summer is the best time to look. I’m now finding them reliably when the dogbane starts blooming, towards the end of June to the beginning of July. Last year, my first sighting June 26th, this year it was July 3rd.