Unexpected Portrait

Unexpected Portrait


When you live in a house over a century old, in a moderate Maritime climate, sharing the house with other creatures becomes second nature. Spiders and other insects are common, even in winter. This winter it’s been Ladybugs. We’ve had them crawling around throughout the season. This little fellow started creeping across my desk this morning, becoming an unsuspecting portrait subject. He didn’t seem to object to being under a warm photo light for a while.

Sony A-900 – Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro – ISO 200 – f3.5 – 1/6.


About gerrycurry

Gerry Curry was educated at Toronto’s Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology, where he received a diploma in Fine Arts - Photography. Gerry is a certified Apple Computer Systems Engineer by profession and as an independent consultant has worked with the graphic arts and pre-press industry, both in south-western Ontario and Nova Scotia, Canada, for over 26 years. He has been at the forefront of digital imaging from its inception. Gerry teaches primary computer systems maintenance, advanced colour calibration and colour management courses for graphic design, digital fine art and photography students as well as professionals. For several years, in the 80's he was an annual guest lecturer on user-based computer maintenance at the Rochester Institute of Technology - College of Imaging Arts and Sciences. Gerry now lives on the southwestern tip of Nova Scotia, close to Yarmouth, where he shares 30 acres close to the sea with his wife Nancy and their English and Welsh Springer Spaniels. Gerry enjoys tinkering with computers, working his dogs, flyfishing, writing and of course, photography.
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3 Responses to Unexpected Portrait

  1. Martha Cassidy says:

    I love Ladybugs! In my family they always heralded ‘good luck’. Martha

  2. Susan Hoover says:

    And they eat aphids. susan

  3. Greg Jamieson says:

    I got to get me a Macro Lense! Don’t forget I need some help here in Golden Forest

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