Uprooted Magnolia

After the Rain

Posted in Nature, Photography by leahyetter on June 28, 2012

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A creepy crawly insect was enjoying the flavor of this coneflower/black-eyed susan. (the internet has confused me as to what kind of wildflower this is)

©Leah Yetter Photographer

Ladybug glistening on turkey foot grass out back.

©Leah Yetter Photographer

When I looked up from my spot in the tall grass, I saw the elusive jackrabbit.  These little guys are so hard to photograph because they move so fast. I mean as soon as I spot one, poof, he’s gone. But this guy stuck around long enough for one click.


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  1. Kirsten Dinesen said, on June 28, 2012 at 10:20 am

    Awesome shots…..you are making the ‘creepy crawly’ insects look ADORABLE….life is good!!.

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  2. Karen Chandler said, on June 28, 2012 at 10:40 am

    Love these, Leah! Fun to see the little summer creatures!

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  3. Sunnyace said, on June 28, 2012 at 10:52 am

    Reblogged this on Sunnyace Collections.

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  4. Lynne Otter photographer said, on June 28, 2012 at 11:00 am

    Ciao leah, so lucky with the jackrabbit, we call them march hares, l was lucky to see 3 playing one early morning but they run around so fast,l couldn’t get a shot. well done!

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    • leahyetter said, on June 28, 2012 at 10:06 pm

      They do frolic don’t they! I usually get a shot of their butts when they are hopping away from me so I’m pleased with this shot. 🙂

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  5. Rachael said, on June 28, 2012 at 11:12 am

    That ladybird shot is so well captured – they always make me happy seeing them fluttering around!

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    • leahyetter said, on June 28, 2012 at 10:05 pm

      They make me happy too Rachael. I always stop to photograph them when I spot one.

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  6. Lenore Diane said, on June 28, 2012 at 2:00 pm

    A jackelope! Oh no – it’s just a jack rabbit. Great, great capture, Leah! The ladybug is gorgeous. I can’t wait to show my boys that picture.

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    • leahyetter said, on June 28, 2012 at 10:04 pm

      Folks around here have tried to fool me with the jackelope. We were at a friends house and he had a couple mounted on the wall. I knew better though! Glad you like the ladybug. I thought you would! 😉

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  7. scrapydo said, on June 28, 2012 at 3:04 pm

    Wonderful. Glad the rabbit waited one minute! We can all see it now. Thanks for sharing

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  8. Janet Mackey said, on June 28, 2012 at 7:17 pm

    Your photos made me smile in the midst of a very sad week for our family – two good friends passed away, one quite unexpectedly. Looking at these pictures helps to remind me that there’s design, and sweetness, and joy in even the little things. Thanks. Leah.

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    • leahyetter said, on June 28, 2012 at 10:02 pm

      Oh Janet, I’m so sorry for your loss. I’m glad that the pictures help you find a little joy. Stay tuned for tomorrow’s. They may bring a tear or two. Happy tears that it. Take care Janet!

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  9. Tiberius said, on June 28, 2012 at 8:36 pm

    I had a good time in Wheatland. Kind of hot for the season. Glad the fire was out.
    Tiberius

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    • leahyetter said, on June 28, 2012 at 10:00 pm

      Oh that’s great Tiberious! Yeah, it’s been really hot and hazy. So glad you didn’t have to deal with fire.

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  10. cravesadventure said, on June 28, 2012 at 9:35 pm

    Great Photos! I saw a jackrabbit recently – swear their ears are just about the same length as their front paws.

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  11. mrsmcclain2 said, on July 2, 2012 at 10:27 am

    Love your photographs. Makes me want to dust off the camera and start snapping photos again. Love the Jack Rabbit. I use to watch them in our back yard, loved their BIG ears !!!

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