July 28, 2016
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This entry was posted on July 28, 2016 by Linda Grashoff. It was filed under iridescence, Leptothrix discophora and was tagged with Leptothrix discophora, nature, Northern Ohio, photography, Schoepfle Garden, Vermilion River.
Wonderfully iridescent colours, Linda.
July 29, 2016 at 3:42 AM
July 29, 2016 at 10:10 AM
Those little guys look tick-ish, but I doubt ticks hang out on the water surface. And is that the film sort of pulling away from things along the bottom? This one’s nice – the composition is simple, the colors gorgeous, and there are lots of things to find when you look close!
July 30, 2016 at 9:06 PM
I was afraid these insects or beetles or whatever they are might be ticks, too, so I Googled that a while back. They aren’t, thank goodness. But who are they? Dunno. By “pulling away from things” are you referring to the puckering? My mentor, Norrie Robbins, tells me the puckers indicate where the film is losing water molecules (in a chemical-action way, not just drying out). Thanks; happy you like this one.
July 30, 2016 at 9:13 PM
Yes, that’s what I meant – and that makes sense. Mentors come in handy, don’t they?
August 1, 2016 at 11:33 PM
Absolutely! And Norrie is a real gem.
August 2, 2016 at 1:51 PM
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