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  1. Greg Shchepanek

    Photography High Resolution Snowflake Photography

    For @Greg the highest resolution of snowflake photography has been accomplish please find here examples of the work. I believe Greg will find this interesting and enviable. Check out : Snowflakes
  2. Greg Shchepanek

    Your opinion? Fascinating Carnivorous Plants

    I have always been loving to find these plants in the wild, they eat bugs and things even salamanders. Parrot Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia psittacina) Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, Charlton, Georgia, United States. Ramsar site no. 350. Endemic in United States: native and occurs nowhere...
  3. Greg Shchepanek

    Your opinion? Crimson Beauty of the Wetlands

    From the Archive, Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis) Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge, Minnesota-Wisconsin, United States. Ramsar site no. 1901. Sony DSC-HX90V • Sony 24-720mm F3.5-6.4 • ƒ/3.5 4.1 mm 1/100 80 Flash (auto, did not fire)
  4. Greg Shchepanek

    National French Toast Day

    Each year on November 28th, people across the United States enjoy National French Toast Day. Also known as eggy bread or omelet bread, it makes a great breakfast for guests or part of a brunch. Should be an international celebration.
  5. Jack

    New US president

    A bit of politic thread. Congratulations for Joe Biden, he won and he is the new president of United States. Hope he will do the best for the country.
  6. Greg Shchepanek

    Oldest Trees on Earth

    Beautiful photography of Earth's oldest trees a subject I find most interesting. The oldest I have seen are the Bristlecone Pines of Great Basin National Park in Nevada. Please enjoy these beautiful tree photos : Ancient Trees There are some trees whose existence span hundreds, if not...
  7. Greg Shchepanek

    Happy National Mushroom Day! 🍄

    What did one mushroom say to the other mushroom? “You’re one FUN-gi to be with!” The United States celebrates National Mushroom Day, I think all of North Americans should celebrate the wonder of fungi today.
  8. Greg Shchepanek

    Happy Urban National Wildlife Refuge Day! To my American Friends

    Tuesday, September 29 is Urban National Wildlife Refuge Day, which recognizes urban national wildlife refuges for enriching the lives of Americans and their communities. I am very lucky to have Urban green spaces throughout my city where wildlife thrives...
  9. Greg Shchepanek

    Your opinion? American Half Dollar

    To celebrate July 4th, United States half dollar coin.
  10. Greg Shchepanek

    Woodland Flower: Catesby's Trillium

    Catesby's Trillium (Trillium catesbaei) Russell Cave National Monument, Alabama, United States. Endemic in United States: native and occurs nowhere else.
  11. Greg Shchepanek

    Birds Tree Swallow

    Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) Horicon National Wildlife Refuge, Wisconsin, United States. Ramsar site no. 511. Sony DSC-HX90V • Sony 24-720mm F3.5-6.4 • ƒ/6.4 123.0 mm 1/250 125 Flash (auto, did not fire)
  12. Greg Shchepanek

    Birds Mourning Dove

    Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) Florida, United States. Panasonic DMC-ZS30 • ƒ/6.4 86.0 mm 1/125 320 Flash (off, did not fire)
  13. Greg Shchepanek

    Birds Northern Mockingbird

    Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) Biscayne National Park, Florida United States. Panasonic DMC-ZS30 • ƒ/6.4 86.0 mm 1/125 320 Flash (off, did not fire)
  14. Greg Shchepanek

    Others Freedom and Unity

    A collection of commemorative American 25 cent coins. Canon EOS M100 • EF-M28mm f/3.5 MACRO IS STM • ƒ/4.0 28.0 mm 1/60 500 Flash (off, did not fire) First time experimenting with the lens light ring...should be interesting to use for nature subjects
  15. Greg Shchepanek

    Others Nevada 1864-2006 Quarter

    Today's @Home Photo: Is my favourite the silver State of Nevada formed in 1864 25 cent coin. Canon EOS M100 • EF-M28mm f/3.5 MACRO IS STM • ƒ/4.0 28.0 mm 1/60 400 Flash (off, did not fire)
  16. Greg Shchepanek

    Others California 1850-2005 Quarter

    Featuring the State of California with John Muir and the Yosemite Valley. Canon EOS M100 • EF-M28mm f/3.5 MACRO IS STM • ƒ/4.0 28.0 mm 1/60 320 Flash (off, did not fire)
  17. Greg Shchepanek

    Others Alaska 1959-2008 Quarter

    Celebrating Alaska 1959-2008 25 cent piece American coin. Canon EOS M100 • EF-M28mm f/3.5 MACRO IS STM • ƒ/3.5 28.0 mm 1/40 2000 Flash (off, did not fire) I find it very hard to get a good photo of the American coins...if it's not the lighting it's the focus...Canadian coins are much easier...
  18. Greg Shchepanek

    Birds Say's Phoebe

    One of my all time favourite bird captures is the Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) Salton Sea, California, United States. Nikon Coolpix S9900 • ƒ/6.4 135.0 mm 1/640 125 Flash (off, did not fire)
  19. Greg Shchepanek

    Wildlife World Turtle Day: Southeastern Mud Turtle

    Turtles are the best for macro opportunities: Southeastern Mud Turtle (Kinosternon subrubrum ssp. subrubrum) Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Delaware Bay Estuary, Delaware, United States. Ramsar site no. 559. Panasonic DMC-ZS20 • ƒ/4.0 4.3 mm 1/800 160 Flash (auto, did not fire)
  20. Greg Shchepanek

    Centre of a White Wild Rose

    Wild White Rose blooming along the ocean shoreline at Acadia National Park, Maine, United States. Panasonic DMC-ZS20 • ƒ/3.3 4.3 mm 1/125 100 Flash (off, did not fire)