Sometimes bees look precariously positioned, as this one does trying to hold onto very slender parts of an orange flame vine (native to South America, botanical name in the tags). This is an immature flower that will soon turn bright orange. (Olympus E-510 & Zuiko 50mm macro, f/6.3, 1/50 sec, ISO 400, bright overcast, handheld)
Featured in RedBubble Explore, 7 Day Popular Art, Design & Photography (September 2013)
Top 10 (3rd Place) in “Bee on Bloom” challenge in Everyday Life group (May 2014)
Top 10 (3rd Place) in “Bee on a bloom” challenge in Gorgeous Flower Cards group (February 2014)
Top 10 in “Bees Side Views” challenge in Bees & Wasps group (December 2013)
Featured in Bees & Wasps (29 September 2013)
Featured in Love These Creatures (26 September 2013)
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