Nature Snapshots

It’s been raining a lot lately and the snails have been out. I’m not sure why, but I have always loved snails. Did you know that garden snails have both male and female reproductive organs? This is not true for all types of snails (I think only garden). I am not sure what type this is, but either way I have always been fascinated by that fact. Here are some pictures of snails and other forms of nature that I captured over the weekend.

And of course I had to throw in my baby, Ted! He likes to observe the nature with me. He especially likes lizards and squirrels.

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About instillari

I look at life with a positive attitude and try to learn something new each day. I love so many things in life including but not limited to: -Spending quality time with family and friends -Animals (especially my poodle Teddy) -Swimming and relaxing outside -Watching my favorite shows and movies -Reading a good book or magazine -Writing and sharing my thoughts for discussion -Baking and trying new recipes -Inspiring and helping others. Plus so much more!

Posted on May 22, 2012, in Random Thoughts and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 10 Comments.

  1. You probably know that we eat snails in France. It’s disgusting when you think about it but it’s really good! πŸ™‚

  2. I especially love image #6 of the yellow flowers against that striking blue background.

    • Thank you! Yes, that was one of my favorites as well. Those are actually my neighbors flowers that grow over our fence lol, they have such pretty plants!

  3. I really like your photos – especially the snails! What kind of camera do you use?

    • Thanks so much! I have a Panasonic Lumix TZ5. It is not professional, but it takes great pictures for a point and shoot camera. They have had a few newer models since this one, and I hope to upgrade soon when I have the money.

      • I’m really impressed with your photos – they’re great. I don’t think a really fancy camera is necessary, although I did recently upgrade to a Sony NEX (c3) and am happy I did.

  4. Nice work Ashley! I had a Panasonic TZ6 before I upgraded to my DSLR. They are super little cameras and you put it to great use!

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