Kenneth Maurer


Spider And Coneflower

A spider hiding between petals on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star'

Bumblebee On Hosta

Bumblebee hanging onto a Hosta bloom

Swallowtail And Ruby Star

A Tiger Swallowtail on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

In The Shadows Of The Creek

Falls in the creek at Kelley's Trail near Holtwood, in Lancaster County, PA

Blue Poppy View

Stigma and anthers of a Blue Poppy

Zebra Swallowtail Feeding

A Zebra Swallowtail on an Echinacea ' Ruby Star'

Bee Looking For Pollen

A Bumblebee visits a Hosta bloom

Stray Cat

I went to the Amusement Park one day and found this stray cat. Oddly enough, it resembled my Grand-Daughter.

Nanho Purple And Swallowtail

A Swallowtail on a Buddleja 'Nanho Purple' bloom

Portrait Of A Mantis

A Praying Mantis among Rubdeckia 'Goldsturm'

Tree In A Cornfield

A tree in a cornfield, on a foggy morning in Lancaster County, PA

Fritillary Feasting

A Great Spangled Fritillary on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

Dandelion Seed

Dandelion Seed on a Coneflower

Below The Falls

Waterfalls on a creek in York County, Pennsylvania

Just Resting

A Monarch butterfly sitting atop an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

Coming Through

Bumblebee on Echinacea 'Ruby Star'

Falls On Rock Run

Waterfalls on Rock Run in Susquahanna State Park, MD

Monarch and Echinacea

A Monarch and an Echinacea 'Ruby Star'

Blue Orchid View

A closeup of a Blue Orchid flower

Zig Zag

Large, flat boulders cause the water to flow and fall in many different directions in Rock Run, a creek in Susquahanna State Park, Maryland.

Zebra Swallowtail and Coneflower

A Zebra Swallowtail on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

Home From The Market

Amish returning home from the market in Lancaster County, PA

Praying Mantis In Rubdeckia

A Praying Mantis in the Rubdeckia 'Goldsturm' garden.

The Great Spangled Fritillary

A Great Spangled Fritillary butterfly on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

Pink Geranium

A pink perennial Geranium

A Young Assassin

A young Assassin Beetle looks for a meal on a Buddleja 'Blue Anho' shrub.

Echinacea and Swallowtail

A Swallowtail enjoying an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

Falls In Tucquan Creek

Tucquan Glen Nature Preserve near Pequea in Lancaster County, PA

My Girl

Two Monarch butterflies meeting at a Buddleja 'Royal Red' bloom

A Yellow Day

A Swallowtail on a Buddleja 'Nanho Blue' bloom

Sunken Stigma

Orange Stigma of this Hibiscus flower ready to spring out. I love the bright colors of the Hibiscus. Other than changing the resolution, no processing.

Workhorse

An Amish workhorse getting some time off on a farm in Lancaster County, PA

In The Coneflowers

A Swallowtail in the Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flowers

Trick Or Treat

Grand-Daughter on Halloween

Bee Relaxing On A Hosta

A Bumblebee on the Petiole of a Hosta

Hang On

Swallowtail On Buddleja 'Nanho Blue'

Orange

Orange flowers

Fence Walker

A Snowy Egret at Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Delaware

Skipper Is Hungry

A Skipper enjoying an Echinacea 'Ruby Star'

Autumn Falls

Waterfalls in the woods in York County, PA

Little Bee, Big Hunger

Little bee on a Rubdeckia 'Goldsturm'

Does He Really Care?

At this point, does he really care that I am close to him?

Three Yellow Daisies

Three yellow perennial daisy flowers

Sea Gull

A Sea Gull landing on a post on the boardwalk in Havre de Grace, Maryland

Zebra Stripe

A Zebra Swallowtail sits upon an Echinacea 'Ruby Star'

Hibiscus View

Looking down at the Stigma of a Hibiscus flower

Bee On A Hosta

Bumblebee feeding on a Hosta flower

Little Skipper

A Skipper on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star'

Blue Poppy

The beautiful colors of a Blue Poppy

Aquilegia 'Selection'

The Aquilegia 'Selection' flower

Bee In The Flowers

A bumblebee on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star.

Bee On A Scape

A Bumblebee is relaxing on a bud of a Hosta flower scape.

The Garden King

A Swallowtail butterfly on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

Hosta Bud

Hosta flower bud with water drip

Could Bee Trouble

A little bee in danger of a strike from an assassin beetle

Swallowtail On An Echinacea

A Swallowtail butterfly on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

Bee A Couple

A pair of Bumblebees on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

Downed Tree And Falls

Falls in the creek in the woods in York County, Pennsylvania

Swallowtail Among The Cones

A Swallowtail enjoys some Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flowers

Open Waterlily

A newly opened waterlily in full color

Two Bee A Crowded Bloom

Two bumblebees on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star'

Atop the Coneflower

A Swallowtail enjoys an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

The Overlook

Overlook at Susquahannock State Park. Overlooks the Susquahanna River in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

A Beetle For Martin

Japanese Beetle holding onto and eating parts of the coneflower with front legs and back leg up.

Are You Talking To Me

Two Silver Spotted Skippers On An Echinacea 'Ruby Star'

Nectarine Blossom

A view of a single Nectarine blossom.

Little Attitude

I think my grand-daughter was tired of my camera in her face

Satisfied Fritillary

A Great Spangled Fritillary on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star'

Wetlands

The wetlands of Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge near Leipsic, Delaware

Big World, Little Bee

A tiny bee in the Rubdeckia 'Goldsturm' flowers

A Close Encounter

Two Monarch butterflies on a Buddleja 'Royal Red' flower bud

Blue Orchid View

A Blue Colored Orchid from a different perspective

A Day In Lancaster County

Amish Horse and Buggy in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

A Quick Sip

A Zebra Swallowtail posing for me on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower. In my experience, they are usually very nervous when people are around.

Assassin Bug Nymph

An Assassin Bug Nymph on a Rubdeckia 'Goldsturm' petal

Breakfast Of Champions

A squirrel eating a peanut.

Fritillary

A Great Spangled Fritillary butterfly sits upon an Echinacea 'Ruby Star'

Bluest Blue

Title borrowed from Alvin Lee lyrics from band 'Ten Years After'

Daredevils

Two Assassin Beetles traveling upside down on a Buddleja bush

Monarch

A Monarch butterfly on an Echiancea 'Ruby Star' with Rubdeckia 'Goldsturm' in the background

Bee Loving This Stuff

A Bumblebee on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

I Love A Parade

Enjoying the parade a a town festival in Maryland

Yellow King

A Swallowtail On An Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

Daisy

Purple Daisy view

Spider On Zinnia

A Jumping Spider on a Zinnia Leaf.

Sulphur

A Little Sulphur butterfly on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star'

Give Me A Smile

Praying Mantis among the Rubdeckia 'Goldsturm'

Bee A Colorful Day

Bumblebee on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

Garden King

Tiger Swallowtail atop of an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' bloom

An Orchid View

The beauty of an Orchid

Below The Falls

Waterfalls on Rock Run at Susquahanna State Park, MD

Little Skipper

A Skipper butterfly on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

Look What I Found

Grand-Daughter finds a friend

My Hiding Place

A tiny Jumping Spider tries to stay hidden between petals of an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

Swallowtail and Nanho Blue

A Swallowtail butterfly on a Buddleja 'Nanho Blue' flower

Blue Lily

Blue Waterlily

Little Bee On Rubdeckia

A little bee is in the Rubdeckia 'Goldsturm' garden

Fritillary Snackin'

A Great Spangled Fritillary butterfly on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star'

If You Don't Like My Pictures

Grand-Daughter clowning around at her pool.

Kelly's Run Trail

Kelly's Run Trail at Holtwood, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Busy Swallowtail

A Swallowtail butterfly is busy with an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

Pink Waterlily

A single pink Waterlily in full bloom.

Assassin Beetle Nymph

An Assassin Beetle Nymph on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower.

Swallowtail And Coneflower

A Swallowtail butterfly and an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

Bee Hungry At Sundown

A Bumblebee on an Echinacea 'Sundown' flower

Bee Content

A Bumblebee enjoying an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

A Fritillary And Coneflower

A Great Spangled Fritillary butterfly on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

Perennial Geranium

A single pink perennial Geranium flower.

View From Behind

Front view or back view, the Zebra Swallowtail is a beautiful butterfly.

Little Green Beetle

A tiny green beetle on a Zinnia flower

Bee A Miracle

A Bumblebee feeding on a Heuchera 'Miracle' flower

Tiger Swallowtail

A Swallowtail butterfly stands tall upon an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

Red Hibiscus

A Red Hibiscusu view at @ f/2.8

Bee Taking It Easy

A Bumblebee sitting on a flower bud of a Hosta scape.

Swallowtail

A Swallowtail butterfly and a Buddleja 'Nanho Blue' bloom

Hitch-Hikers

Two Amish kids hitch their wagon to a Pennsylvania Dutch Horse and Buggy and are unhitched and dropped off at a country store in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Little Hopper

A tiny grasshopper in the shadows of the Rubdeckia 'Goldsturm' flowers

In The Yellow

A Swallowtail on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' backed by a patch of Rubdeckia 'Goldsturm'

Water Lily

A bright water lily in the pond

Cabbage White

A Cabbage White butterfly on a wildflower.

Race Horse

Horses on a Thoroughbred horse breeding farm in Lancaster County, PA

Swingset Fun

Grand-Daughter takes a break from the pool to play on the swings

Cones And Susans

A Tiger Swallowtail among the Coneflowers and Black-Eyed Susans. Crop and resolution only processing.

Blue Columbine

An Aquilegia 'Selection' flower

Mom thinks I'm Special

A simple Sea Gull poses

In The Pink

A Skipper on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

The Monster

An Assassin bug ready to pounce on an unsuspecting little bee.

Single Bumblebee

A bumblebee on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star'

Little Sulphur On Buddleja

A Little Sulphur butterfly on a Buddleja 'Nanho Blue' flower

Orchid View

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Cold Winter Day

My Grand-Daughter on a cold February day in the woods

Silver Spotted Skipper

A Silver Spotted Skipper butterfly on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

Who Took My Leaf?

A Caterpillar walking down a twig.

Bee In His World

A Bumblebee seems to not even notice me, although I am actually very close

Monarch World

A Monarch butterfly on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star'

Blue Poppy View

Inside view of a blue poppy

White Hibiscus

A White Hisbiscus View

A Fritillary Pair

Two Great Spangled Fritillay butterflies on Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flowers

Another Day.....Another Bucket Of Oats

Amish workhorses ready for their early morning chores, on a foggy morning in Lancaster County, PA.

Early Morning By The River

Walking along the railroad tracks by the Susquahanna River on a late fall morning.

Twins

Two Swallowtails on a Buddleja 'Nanho Blue' flower

Pink Zinnia

A Pink Zinnia View

Dainty White Flowers

Tiny White flowers backed by red Poinsettia

Swallowtail and Blue Buddleja

A Tiger Swallowtail and a Buddleja 'Nanho Blue' bloom

Ain't He Cute

An Assassin Bug Nymph on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

Water Lily In White

A white waterlily on the water

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Swallowtail on Echinacea 'Ruby Star'

Bee Above The Cone

A Bumblebee on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

Zebra Swallowtail On Echinacea

A Zebra Swallowtail on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star'

From Below The Falls

Looking upstream from below the falls in Susquahanna State Park in Harford County Maryland

Bee Meeting At The Cone

A pair of Bumblebees on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star'

Zebra Swallowtail

A Zebra Swallowtail on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

Just Clowning Around

Yellow Orchid is laughing at me

Morning Fog

Amish Horse and Buggy coming through the fog in Lancaster County, PA

Monarch And Pink Wildflowers

A Monarch enjoys wildflowers on a hot summer day

Late Fall At Fishing Creek

Photo taken in late November of Fishing Creek (actual name) in Lancaster County, PA

Follow Me

A Snowy Egret walking on a chain link fence

Swallowtail In The Coneflowers

A Swallowtail butterfly enjoying an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

Hibiscus View 2

A red Hibiscus and Stigma with yellow pollen sacks

Bumblebee In The Pink

A bumblebee on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' bloom

Swallowtail In The Garden

A Tiger Swallowtail enjoying an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

The swimmer

Grand-Daughter enjoying the pool

Hibiscus View

Closeup of a Hibiscus

Monarch On Milkweed

A Monarch butterfly on a Milkweed wildflower bloom.

Purple Orchid

A Purple Orchid view

I'm Going Home...See My Babe

An Amish Horse and Buggy heads home, up his lane on an Amish farm in Lancaster County, PA. Title "I'm Going Home", borrowed from song by old rock band "Ten Year's After".

Hungry Fritillary

A Great Spangled Fritillary on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

Bee Feeding At Sundown

A Bumblebee on an Echinacea 'Sundown' flower

Orchid View

A closeup view of a magenta colored Orchid

A Zebra In The Garden

A Zebra Swallowtail nervously takes a taste of an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

Yellow Stigma

Hibiscus view

Little Sulphur On Coneflower

A Little Sulphur butterfly on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

A Cool Sip

A family getting cool sip of water at a creek in Lancaster County, PA, on a late fall day

What's On This Side

A Bumblebee on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower

Hanger

A Tiger Swallowtail enjoying a Buddleja 'Butterfly Heaven' flower

Flowering Peach

This tree is loaded with tiny white blooms.

Lancaster Roads

An Amish horse and buggy on a road in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Tiger Swallowtail

A Tiger Swallowtail on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star'

Little Green Bee

A tiny Green Bee on an Echinacea 'Sundown' flower

White Waterlily

white waterlily being bugged

My World

a swallowtail enjoys a coneflower

Poppy Blue

A Blue Poppy showing its colorful petals

Bee At Dinner

A Bumblebee on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star' flower with Rubdeckia, Black-Eyed Susans in the background

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Territorial Dispute

Two Sea Gulls want the same perch

Blue-Green

A tiny bug on a petal of a Rubdeckia 'Goldsturm', black-eyed susan

Painted Lady

Painted Lady butterfly on a Buddleja 'Nanho Purple' flower

Wild Daylily View

a wild daylily common to my area in the spring

Saturday Morning

An Amish family taking a ride on a foggy Saturday morning in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

A Lovely Couple

Two Swallowtails on a Buddleja 'Royal Red' Bloom

Turtle Pile

Turtles sunning themselves at Finis Pond in Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware

Bee On The Hosta

A Bumblebee on a petiole of a Hosta Plant

Little Sulphur On Buddleja

A Little Sulphur butterfly on a Buddleja 'Butterfly Heaven' bloom

Little Purple Bloom

A tiny purple flower

To The Market

Amish family going to the Market in Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Swallowtails On Royal Red

A pair of Zebra Swallowtail butterflies on a Buddleja 'Royal Red' bloom

Orchid View

A cream colored orchid view.

I'm Blue 2

blue flower

Yellow And Red Orchid

View of red and yellow Orchid flowers

Swallowtail In The Cones

Swallowtail Butterfly on an Echinacea 'Ruby Star', with Echinacea 'White Swan' in the background