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A bee on the Firebush...

Posted by
Judy aka L@dybug (Brooksville, FL, United States) on 16 December 2013 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

...getting his fill of nectar.

SONY DSLR-A100 1/320 second F/5.6 ISO 200 300 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Moridi from Tehran, Iran

Very beautiful. Great shot.

16 Dec 2013 7:14am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Wonderful macro capture Judy

16 Dec 2013 7:47am

@Doug: Thanks, Doug.

Devi from Chennai, India

Fantastic macro!!Looks like he'll just fly on to my desk!!

16 Dec 2013 8:28am

ttlcafe from Singapore, Singapore

Wonderful macro dear Judy.We went up the mountains today and saw a demonstration of how pollen and honey were produced by bees.This bee is beautiful.Its body looks furry!So interesting!:)

16 Dec 2013 12:06pm

@ttlcafe: Always educating ... how wonderful for the children. Glad I had a bee featured today, just for you & yours!

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautiful detail and colours in this excellent macro Judy! ;-)

16 Dec 2013 2:44pm

Graciel.la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

WOW 5* undoubtedly ! A true great great photo.

16 Dec 2013 3:45pm

@Graciel.la (Vic. Catalonia): Thank you very much, Graciel.la!

Don from Spokane, United States

An excellent super close up of this fellow. Nice work.

16 Dec 2013 4:46pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wow...very beautiful photo !

16 Dec 2013 8:16pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Wow, very cool. Five stars.

16 Dec 2013 9:23pm

@B. Thomas: thank you so much, Barbara!

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Beautiful clarity and colors!

16 Dec 2013 9:40pm

@Ruthiebear: Thank you, Ruthie.

Sharon Pleasants from Monroe, Louisiana, United States

Excellent macro. I'll bet you were excited with how it turned out!

17 Dec 2013 2:36am

franz from Baden, Austria

terrific macro! here, bees disappeared into their hives to hiberbnate long ago ... ;-)

18 Dec 2013 7:23pm

@franz: I have to admit this isn't a recent shot. ;D

SONY DSLR-A100
1/320 second
F/5.6
ISO 200
300 mm (35mm equiv.)

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