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by Lobo
Sun Jul 09, 2006 3:11 pm
Forum: Photography Forum
Topic: Mountain Monkeyflowers
Replies: 19
Views: 15328

Thanks for looking CJ, I did a bit more looking myself and didn't find much. Did find one site that seems to have a lot of current info. on it though, called: Nature Ali http://www.natureali.org/2006_wildflower_report.htm especially liked their illustrated checklists. Also found some info. on the pr...
by Lobo
Thu Jul 06, 2006 4:16 pm
Forum: Photography Forum
Topic: Mountain Monkeyflowers
Replies: 19
Views: 15328

redshoesgirl wrote: but not so good for getting exact information, coords, for locating a plant. Smile Given all the great blooms last year and the reported large number of researchers/investigators out last year, has anyone come across any of their finding or papers by them? I guess perhaps it may ...
by Lobo
Mon Jun 19, 2006 9:36 am
Forum: Photography Forum
Topic: Desert Spiders and Butterflies
Replies: 38
Views: 37481

Not sure what this fellow (?) is, but as I have dozens that I need to ID. so it seemed like a good time for me to do some looking. Seems that there is not much on the web to ID dragonflies, nothing like I located for butterflies. Perhaps someone will be able to ID it or come up with a good website t...
by Lobo
Sat Jun 10, 2006 8:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Body Encased In Ice Found
Replies: 25
Views: 14860

Don't know if this is different from Dezdan posted a link for [the link didn't lead to a page, just error page], page may of been moved or changed, so here is a Follow up I just came across: http://news.yahoo.com/s/usatoday/20060609/ts_usatoday/sixdecadesafterwwiicrashvetsremainsbeingreturned;_ylt=A...
by Lobo
Thu Jun 08, 2006 7:40 pm
Forum: Photography Forum
Topic: Death Valley digital photo tips (canon a-70)?
Replies: 29
Views: 19718

Nice photograph Morrie !
What you described is very similar to what I was talking about in another thread here. I really like the effect and the control you have over it.
by Lobo
Wed Jun 07, 2006 4:41 pm
Forum: Death Valley Talk
Topic: snake and spider bites??
Replies: 27
Views: 17285

A good source of information on bites and stings can be found in the online <a href= "http://www.merck.com/mmhe/index.html ">MERCK Manual-Home edition</a> Although as has been pointed out, repeatdly, heat is the number one concern, along with proper hydration. Section Accidents and Injuries Subject ...
by Lobo
Wed Jun 07, 2006 10:31 am
Forum: Western Places
Topic: Central Eastern Nevada Wildflower Report - Great Basin Area
Replies: 9
Views: 8971

Speaking of camera techniques, here is one that I have found useful, using layers in a graphics program to blend two different depth of field photos to get one descent photo. It works best when shooting with a tripod but can be done handheld. Just shoot two different f-stops and/or esposures and the...
by Lobo
Wed Jun 07, 2006 10:17 am
Forum: Western Places
Topic: Central Eastern Nevada Wildflower Report - Great Basin Area
Replies: 9
Views: 8971

I understand the daunting task of sorting through 1000's of photos. I found this website that has some interesting aspects to it that I may try to incorporate into my website [when and ever I get around to it], I especially like that were able to use, with permission, the botanical drawings from the...
by Lobo
Wed Jun 07, 2006 5:49 am
Forum: Western Places
Topic: Central Eastern Nevada Wildflower Report - Great Basin Area
Replies: 9
Views: 8971

Some beautiful photographs, do you have a website or photoblog?
by Lobo
Mon Jun 05, 2006 5:58 am
Forum: Ghost Towns & Mining Camps
Topic: thomas flyer at ballarat
Replies: 7
Views: 8708

Here is a source of pictures, you can contact the library about ordering prints from this collection. They can most likely direct you to other collections that may have photographs, also. http://www.library.unlv.edu/speccol/photographs/0240_Doughty.html Univ Nevada Las Vegas, Special Collections 024...
by Lobo
Sun Jun 04, 2006 10:31 pm
Forum: Death Valley Environment
Topic: Death Valley & Exposure to Radiation?
Replies: 13
Views: 15361

deathvalleydan, here is a link [http://www2.nature.nps.gov/air/data/cur ... a_DEVA.cfm] for up to date/hourly temps and solar radiation at DV, though I do not know how accurate it is or where it is located. Perhaps someone can locate it off of the EPA AQS Site Number: 06-027-0101
by Lobo
Sun Jun 04, 2006 8:59 am
Forum: Photography Forum
Topic: Desert Spiders and Butterflies
Replies: 38
Views: 37481

might try searching using: stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)

Your local University Extension Pest Management office, should be able to ID it for you.
by Lobo
Sat Jun 03, 2006 7:09 pm
Forum: Photography Forum
Topic: Desert Spiders and Butterflies
Replies: 38
Views: 37481

Anyone know what the scientific name is of a stinkbug? A black one like ... Google is a great earch engine and they have an excellent image search featrure. http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/r4300311.html The conchuela is a large black stink bug with a reddish marginal border and a reddish spot in the...
by Lobo
Sat Jun 03, 2006 5:42 pm
Forum: Photography Forum
Topic: Desert Spiders and Butterflies
Replies: 38
Views: 37481

Ahamacav, Perhaps your dragonfly is a Shadowdragons (Neocordulia)?

Here is one from my collection:

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by Lobo
Thu Jun 01, 2006 7:49 pm
Forum: Photography Forum
Topic: Desert Spiders and Butterflies
Replies: 38
Views: 37481

deathvalleydan wrote: I stalked out this sucker on Tuesday exclusivly for this forum... enjoy! Appreciate the effort, they are not always easy to get pics of, then I have had them on rare occassions to virtually set there for long peroids of time (like a hundred+ pics worth). Your's might be(?): Lea...