Mattfedder.com - Gallery Comment Feed Latest comments on my photo galleries, including unapproved comments https://mattfedder.com/blog/rss/galleryComments Fri, 12 Jul 2019 21:48:51 -0700 Fri, 12 Jul 2019 21:48:51 -0700 Comment by Matthew Fedder on Peñasquitos Canyon - March 2019 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18018 18018 Fri, 12 Jul 2019 21:48:51 -0700 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18018 <img src="https://images.mattfedder.com/Photographs/PenasquitosCanyon-March2019/img_4302.index.jpg" /><br /><p>A field of white cryptantha bordered by Deerweed, [<em>Acmispon glaber</em>](<a href="https://calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=11280">https://calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=11280</a>], with a few Wild hyacinth, <a href="https://calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=2719"><em>Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatum</em></a> pipping up here and there and into the distance.</p> Matthew Fedder Comment by Matthew Fedder on Peñasquitos Canyon - March 2019 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18017 18017 Fri, 12 Jul 2019 21:47:28 -0700 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18017 <img src="https://images.mattfedder.com/Photographs/PenasquitosCanyon-March2019/img_4301.index.jpg" /><br /><p>Black sage, <a href="https://calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=7311"><em>Salvia mellifera</em></a></p> Matthew Fedder Comment by Matthew Fedder on Noble Canyon towards Old Sunrise Highway - June 2019 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18850 18850 Thu, 11 Jul 2019 15:56:50 -0700 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18850 <img src="https://images.mattfedder.com/Photographs/NobleCanyontowardsOldSunriseHighway-June2019/img_6964.index.jpg" /><br /><p>I sometimes use this beanie baby as a subject when I'm practicing camera controls or playing with a setting. I have no idea what I was actually testing at this particular time.</p> Matthew Fedder Comment by Matthew Fedder on Borrego Superbloom - March 2019 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18011 18011 Thu, 04 Jul 2019 23:13:01 -0700 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18011 <img src="https://images.mattfedder.com/Photographs/BorregoSuperbloom-March2019/img_4281.index.jpg" /><br /><p>A green blister beetle, <a href="https://bugguide.net/node/view/13997"><em>Lytta stygica</em></a>. Its name comes from its defensive secretion which causes burning, and is actually medically used to remove warts.</p> Matthew Fedder Comment by Matthew Fedder on Borrego Superbloom - March 2019 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18015 18015 Thu, 04 Jul 2019 23:06:33 -0700 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18015 <img src="https://images.mattfedder.com/Photographs/BorregoSuperbloom-March2019/img_4293.index.jpg" /><br /><p>A house finch watches the sunset from a tree in Julian. I saw some other bird that I didn't recognize, but it got away before I could take a picture of it.</p> Matthew Fedder Comment by Matthew Fedder on Borrego Superbloom - March 2019 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18014 18014 Thu, 04 Jul 2019 23:05:31 -0700 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18014 <img src="https://images.mattfedder.com/Photographs/BorregoSuperbloom-March2019/img_4290.index.jpg" /><br /><p>Arizona lupine, <a href="https://calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=5116"><em>Lupinus arizonicus</em></a></p> Matthew Fedder Comment by Matthew Fedder on Borrego Superbloom - March 2019 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18010 18010 Thu, 04 Jul 2019 23:05:06 -0700 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18010 <img src="https://images.mattfedder.com/Photographs/BorregoSuperbloom-March2019/img_4280.index.jpg" /><br /><p>Arizona lupine, <a href="https://calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=5116"><em>Lupinus arizonicus</em></a> flower among Desert agave, <a href="https://calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=10755"><em>Agave deserti var. deserti</em></a></p> Matthew Fedder Comment by Matthew Fedder on Borrego Superbloom - March 2019 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18009 18009 Thu, 04 Jul 2019 23:04:26 -0700 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18009 <img src="https://images.mattfedder.com/Photographs/BorregoSuperbloom-March2019/img_4279.index.jpg" /><br /><p>Painted lady on a Fremont pincushion, <a href="https://calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=1897"><em>Chaenactis fremontii</em></a></p> Matthew Fedder Comment by Matthew Fedder on Borrego Superbloom - March 2019 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18008 18008 Thu, 04 Jul 2019 23:01:53 -0700 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18008 <img src="https://images.mattfedder.com/Photographs/BorregoSuperbloom-March2019/img_4278.index.jpg" /><br /><p>Desert chicory, <a href="https://calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=7014"><em>Rafinesquia neomexicana</em></a> flowers in front of Desert agave, <a href="https://calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=10755"><em>Agave deserti var. deserti</em></a></p> Matthew Fedder Comment by Matthew Fedder on Borrego Superbloom - March 2019 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18007 18007 Thu, 04 Jul 2019 22:58:09 -0700 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18007 <img src="https://images.mattfedder.com/Photographs/BorregoSuperbloom-March2019/img_4277.index.jpg" /><br /><p>Flowers on a A California barrel cactus, <a href="https://calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=3572"><em>Ferocactus cylindraceus</em></a> surrounded by Parish poppy, <a href="https://calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=3523"><em>Eschscholzia parishii</em></a></p> Matthew Fedder Comment by Matthew Fedder on Borrego Superbloom - March 2019 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18006 18006 Thu, 04 Jul 2019 22:57:54 -0700 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18006 <img src="https://images.mattfedder.com/Photographs/BorregoSuperbloom-March2019/img_4276.index.jpg" /><br /><p>We had seen this aircraft on a landing strip along the S2 earlier as we drove south, with two people picnicking under its wing. It wasn't until I reviewed the photos later that I noticed the unusual push-pull design of the plane, in which engines are mounted on both the front and rear of the aircraft, possibly a Cessna Skymaster 337.</p> Matthew Fedder Comment by Matthew Fedder on Borrego Superbloom - March 2019 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18005 18005 Thu, 04 Jul 2019 22:51:16 -0700 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18005 <img src="https://images.mattfedder.com/Photographs/BorregoSuperbloom-March2019/img_4275.index.jpg" /><br /><p>Arizona lupine, <a href="https://calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=5116"><em>Lupinus arizonicus</em></a></p> Matthew Fedder Comment by Matthew Fedder on Borrego Superbloom - March 2019 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18003 18003 Thu, 04 Jul 2019 22:49:48 -0700 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18003 <img src="https://images.mattfedder.com/Photographs/BorregoSuperbloom-March2019/img_4271.index.jpg" /><br /><p>A painted lady nectars on flowers of a Common phacelia, <a href="https://calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=6318"><em>Phacelia distans</em></a></p> Matthew Fedder Comment by Matthew Fedder on Borrego Superbloom - March 2019 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18001 18001 Thu, 04 Jul 2019 22:49:25 -0700 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/18001 <img src="https://images.mattfedder.com/Photographs/BorregoSuperbloom-March2019/img_4269.index.jpg" /><br /><p>A painted lady nectars on flowers of a Common phacelia, <a href="https://calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=6318"><em>Phacelia distans</em></a></p> Matthew Fedder Comment by Matthew Fedder on Borrego Superbloom - March 2019 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/17997 17997 Thu, 04 Jul 2019 22:48:43 -0700 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/17997 <img src="https://images.mattfedder.com/Photographs/BorregoSuperbloom-March2019/img_4264.index.jpg" /><br /><p>Dad looks at phacelias nestled among Desert agave, <a href="https://calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=10755"><em>Agave deserti var. deserti</em></a></p> Matthew Fedder Comment by Matthew Fedder on Borrego Superbloom - March 2019 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/17996 17996 Thu, 04 Jul 2019 22:47:26 -0700 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/17996 <img src="https://images.mattfedder.com/Photographs/BorregoSuperbloom-March2019/img_4263.index.jpg" /><br /><p>It even opened up its wings to show off its colors</p> Matthew Fedder Comment by Matthew Fedder on Borrego Superbloom - March 2019 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/17995 17995 Thu, 04 Jul 2019 22:47:07 -0700 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/17995 <img src="https://images.mattfedder.com/Photographs/BorregoSuperbloom-March2019/img_4262.index.jpg" /><br /><p>The pained lady very considerately hangs around while I take more pictures.</p> Matthew Fedder Comment by Matthew Fedder on Borrego Superbloom - March 2019 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/17994 17994 Thu, 04 Jul 2019 22:46:44 -0700 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/17994 <img src="https://images.mattfedder.com/Photographs/BorregoSuperbloom-March2019/img_4260.index.jpg" /><br /><p>A Painted Lady nectars on a cryptantha</p> Matthew Fedder Comment by Matthew Fedder on Borrego Superbloom - March 2019 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/17993 17993 Thu, 04 Jul 2019 22:46:26 -0700 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/17993 <img src="https://images.mattfedder.com/Photographs/BorregoSuperbloom-March2019/img_4258.index.jpg" /><br /><p>The moon rises behind a flowering ocotillo.</p> Matthew Fedder Comment by Matthew Fedder on Borrego Superbloom - March 2019 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/17992 17992 Thu, 04 Jul 2019 22:45:47 -0700 http://mattfedder.com/blog/photos/photo/17992 <img src="https://images.mattfedder.com/Photographs/BorregoSuperbloom-March2019/img_4252.index.jpg" /><br /><p>Dad walks off towards a geocache near milepost 35 on the S2</p> Matthew Fedder