Florida: Bugs and Spiders edition 
(M)(L)Spiny orb weaver These photos are from several days of our Florida trip. Most are hand-held with a Sigma 105mm macro lens on a Rebel XSi. Many are cropped. Update, 2009-02-25: Cropped many more of the photos now that I'm back at a nice fast machine, and revised some descriptions.
Florida: Fruit and Spice Park, and Everglades 
(M)(L)Little blue heron (juvenile plumage) These photos are from the day when went to the Fruit and Spice park and then to the Shark Valley Park , a part of the everglades.