Thursday

Education of the Senses


We cannot create observers by saying "observe," but by giving them the power and the means for this observation and these means are procured through education of the senses. 
Maria Montessori

Milkweed Beetle - Izaak Walton Park - Christiansburg, VA

22 comments:

Country Girl said...

I have never seen a milkweed beetle. Wonderful capture.

Tammy said...

Wow, very cool shot!

Della said...

The antennae and face on that critter is awesome!

texwisgirl said...

beautiful shot!

Julie G. said...

Awesome macro image! Our milkweeds are covered with these busy little red creatures. Love the angle.

PoetessWug said...

I don't know what I'm looking at here...but it's a nice shot of it! LOL Is the weed carrying a beetle, or is the beetle carrying a weed?! O_0

Snappy Di said...

WOW, that's one bad ass looking bug! Looks like he means business.

grammie g said...

Hi Kerri..The first thing I Noticed was that the pods look like there on the end if it's antennae!! lol
Nice ...Grace

Hilary said...

Wow.. that's some fine macro work.

missing moments said...

How you capture these shots is beyond me! Beautiful and I've never seen one of these guys!

Rohrerbot said...

Observation also requires patience...which is what this shot demonstrates....beautiful work.

Pescalune said...

Great great macro !! Love it :)

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

You get the most amazing insect shots.

LENA said...

This photo is amazing! :)

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the wild magnolia said...

Head on, sensing the senses.

Great quote and photo.

Thank you, for shearing.

joco deane said...

That is what I call 'head on'.
Scarily so :-)
Well done you.

Stacey Dawn said...

Stunned... and stunning.
I've never seen a bug like that - what a great perspective!

Mimi said...

Fabulous! I thought it was a ladybird at first.
I'm all in favour of educating the senses.

Debbie said...

wow....just wow!!!

Catherine said...

Wow ~ terrific shot ~ love it!
xo Catherine

amatterofhowyouseeit.com said...

Awesome details and clarity.

Gail Dixon (Louisiana Belle) said...

Kerri, you outdid yourself on this one. Amazing shot. Wow.

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