Grass Spikelet B/W
The beauty of grass going to seed
Ellicott City Ice
Dramatic scene of the south entrance to Ellicott City after an ice storm.
Nandina leaves in the Snow
Snow covering Nandina.
Oakleaf Hydrangea in Late Fall
Oakleaf hydrangea leaves in autumn.
On Bended Knee
Gnarly roots in the grassland.
Red Leaf in Autumn
Sunlight through autumnal leaves.
Splash Cup Fungi
Macrophotograph of the fruiting body of a species of splash-cup fungus
A spicebush swallowtail butterfly sipping nectar from a verbena flower.
A male gray catbird one of my favorite summer residents.
Leaves Under Water
Fall leaves decorating the bottom of a shallow pool
August 2014 "Super" Moon
One of two 'super' moons during 2014.
Wild Aster Seeds
Wild aster seed heads Soldier's Delight.
A Yellow Swallowtail butterfly sipping milkweed nectar.
Higan cherry blossoms
Higan cherry blossoms in Spring.
Field of violets
Wild violets in spring.
Miltonia Orchid Flower
Bark Coils, B/W
Close-up of bark of a birch tree
Bascilica Orb Weaver Spider
An orb spider attending its web.
Rhyncholaeliocattleya Helene Belas
Orchid 'Helene Belas', a Cattleya schilleriana (pollen parent) crossed with Rhyncholaeliocattleya Ruben's Verde.
Discovered near the Gunpowder River
Polkadot Plant Flower Macro
A detailed close-up of a flower of the Polka dot plant (Hypoestes phyllostachya)
Orchid 'Tropical Pointer Spot'
'Tropical Pointer Spot', a Laelia-Cattleya hybrid, produces sprays of several 1 1/2 inch flowers several times a year
Flowers by the Grave
Taken at Ward's Chapel cemetery.
Cedar Waxwing in a Maple Tree
Cedar waxwing roosting in early spring
Brilliant orange mushrooms attached to a red oak in Patapsco State Park
A late autumn leaf caught in the branch of a maple tree
Studio study of the bleached skull of a possum
The Old Farm Wagon
Cobwebs adorn the wheel of an old wagon at rest in a field near Ward's Chapel
Nature - Landscape
Nature and landscape photographs from Bob Belas Photography