These giant bumblebees are a constant source of fascination for me in my Tassie garden as we didn’t get them in Melbourne.

Taken in my rural garden in Forest, Tasmania.
Nikon D90, 105mm Nikkor macro lens.

Featured in Vibrant Plants group Nov 2011.
Featured in Close-ups in Nature group Nov 2011.
Featured in The World As We See It group Nov 2011.


  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartabout 3 years ago

    Magical Mia!

  • Thanks so much Georgie!!

    – Edge-of-dreams

  • patcheah
    patcheahabout 3 years ago

    Superb capture of this gorgeous big bee in flight! Love the colourful lupin and DOF.

  • Thanks so much Pat, you’d love the giant furry bees.

    – Edge-of-dreams

  • Yool
    Yoolabout 3 years ago

    Awesome schaapie !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Thanks so much bokkie!!

    – Edge-of-dreams

  • Gabrielle  Lees
    Gabrielle Leesabout 3 years ago

    Just gorgeous! ;)

    Gabe :)

  • Thanks so much gabe!!

    – Edge-of-dreams

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 3 years ago

  • Susana Weber
    Susana Weberabout 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture!! Love it!

  • CanyonWind
  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 3 years ago

    Click on the banner to enter the challenge

  • virginian
    virginianabout 3 years ago

    Great capture! Congrats on your features.

  • Thank you so much!

    – Edge-of-dreams

  • Rocksygal52
    Rocksygal52about 3 years ago

    brilliant close up.

    Cheers Jude

desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait

10%off for joining

the Redbubble mailing list

Receive exclusive deals and awesome artist news and content right to your inbox. Free for your convenience.