Mary Main captured this view from her front yard in Ontario.
We've heard of blue-tail flies, but we're not sure what this fellow is. The bug landed on Estelle Joseph's kayak at Cross Creek Lake.
Jeanie Jarvis of East Finley Township took this photo of a water lily blooming on a pond at the Lone Pine home of Scott and Denise Briggs.
It's about time for hummingbirds to be heading south. Arlene Lantzer spotted this one making a stop at her rose garden.
Allan Jack happened to have his camera handy when this little tree frog jumped onto his thumb.
Allan Jack took this photo of water hibiscus that grow on his fish pond.
Paul Lasko took this photo on a recent day trip to Blackwater Falls in West Virginia's Monongahela National Forest. The falls is named for its tannic acid-darkened water.
While on a helicopter tour over the tiny Caribbean island of Montserrat, former Claysville resident Jeff Filby took this photo of the Soufriere Hills Volcano and the remains of the city of Plymouth, which it destroyed when it erupted in August 1997.
Michele Virgili took this photo of a white rose at the National 9/11 Memorial in New York City.
Tina Rydzak of Houston took this photo of a beautiful sunset on a recent visit to Santorini, Greece.
Joshua Lemon was working on a construction site on Chestnut Street in Washington when this praying mantis caught his eye. He said it was about 4 inches long.
With the Pittsburgh skyline as a backdrop, 2-year-old Landon Angle and his 1-year-old brother, Roman, share an ice cream cone atop Mount Washington. The boys are sons of Mark and Bethany Mucho Angle of Dormont.
On a hot and humid day like Tuesday you can never have too many jugs of water to keep you cool but this man walking on West Chestnut Street in Washington with 7 different plastic bottles and coolers may be over doing it.
Colorful reflection are seen in the fog-covered water as the sun begins to rise over a hillside at Canonsburg Lake one recent morning.
Standing on top of a gravestone, a turkey appears to be the lookout for feathered friends grazing in Washington Cemetery Wednesday, August 28, 2013.
Jeanie Jarvis of East Finley Township captured this close-up of a red-tailed hawk that was enjoying a well-deserved meal after warding off two turkey vultures on Quaker Ridge Road in East Finley.
Former Claysville resident Jeff Filby took this photo of the ruins of Fort James at the entrance to the harbor of St. John's on the Caribbean island of Antigua. The fort was built by the British in 1706 to protect the harbor from French invasion.
Jeanie Jarvis says she's seen a lot of fungi in her 32 years at her East Finley Township home, but never ones like these that showed up this year under the pine trees along her driveway.
Diana Morris was taking her dog for her nightly ride when she spotted this albino deer grazing with its normal-colored compadre.
Brook Ward took this photo of a fishing boat at sunrise in Alpena, Mich., in the Thunder Bay area of Lake Huron.
Cindy Church took this photo from the Canadian side of Niagara Falls.
Brook Ward took this photo of the fog-shrouded Golden Gate Bridge.
Brook Ward took this photo of a puffin in flight in Iceland.
Kerry Pigeon of Scenery Hill took this photo of a fuzzy caterpillar, a true harbinger of changing seasons.
Have giant spiders invaded East Washington? No, it's just the angle of the shot that Linda Boice took of a spider in a web on her front porch that makes it look as if a huge arachnid is crossing East Beau Street.
Getting a head start on Halloween, the family at 155 West Pike Street in Canonsburg has decorated their yard with a variety of skeletons and other colorful characters.
Caught in the act! Beth Hill spotted this buck just as he grabbed a ripe, juicy apple in her parents' backyard in Finleyville.
Susan Jennings took this photo of her dog Onix enjoying the great outdoors with an autumn stroll through Washington Park.
Allan Jack took this photo of Gymnopilus Luteus mushrooms growing in the woods near his home.