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Discussion of 2018 gathering

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington

Phil Huntley-Franck, Contributor
City, state, country:
Elkton, Oregon, United States
Biography:

Retired project leader / lead computer analyst (banking and insurance - mainframes, not PCs) who loves taking pictures of bugs. A novice at both photography and entomology, for the past few years, I've been compiling an image catalog of every bug I find in my yard. My wife, Vi, is an artist (acrylics) and a published author.

You're a great group of folks here. Feel free to frass any images you can't use.

Disclaimer:   I'm afraid the seeds within me to ID all my little subjects have been attacked by seed-head weevils.

Equipment:
2007 and 2008: point-and-shoot Fuji Finepix S5200, occasionally adding diopters.
2009: Nikon D90, Nikkor 105mm f2.8 G ED AF-S VR Micro, 35-70mm and 70-210mm Nikkor telephotos.

All photos taken freehand.
Signature:
:-P)

Which equates to: eyes, nose, lopsided grin (also my initial), beard