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Finding the humor in everyday life.

Ants In My Plants

Out of extreme boredom, I took my new Canon T6 out into the backyard to try and find something interesting to photograph.  Unfortunately, I have the most boring back yard in the entire western hemisphere.   Here is all I found.  I found a branch that had been broken off of a tree and when I peered into it I saw half a dozen carpenter ants busily and diligently doing …. something.  Whatever it was, they were giving it their all.  Good job, little troopers!  Keep on doing … whatever … it is …that you’re doing.

This first photo is just for perspective.   The lens was about 1.5 to 2 feet away from the end of the branch.  You can barely make out the ants.

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This next photo is the exact same photo as above, but I cropped it and zoomed way in using some freeware photo editing tool.  Now you can see the ants doing their thing.

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Sorry my back yard is so boring.  I’ll go further afield next time.

 

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2 thoughts on “Ants In My Plants

  1. Great photos, and I bet that branch breaking wasn’t boring for the ants. Thanks for posting this! I love the tag of Boring Backyard Photography, too

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  2. Thanks, Nick! And you’re right … I’m sure the breaking of the branch was the equivalent of the Hindenburg for the ants. And , so far at least, boring backyard photography is the only kind I’ve done up to now. 🙂

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