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Mineral Photography

I’ve been collecting minerals since I was a kid. My dad was a chemist, and he was fascinated by the physical and chemical properties of minerals. I followed him on expeditions to mines, mountains, and rock shops in search of new specimens. He explained their properties, and we used his rock test kits to learn […]



Firefly Photography

If you look beyond the dazzle of their flashing lights, there is much to appreciate about fireflies. Just to get one misconception out of the way, they aren’t actually flies. They are beetles, the most diverse group of insects on the planet. There is a story about a famous biologist, J.B.S. Haldane, who when asked […]