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Buff tailed bumble bee diving into a mock orange flower in my garden. Notice the full to bursting pollen baskets! Taken with a canon 450D and a canon 100mm macro lens. Minimal processing in cs4. Only the buff tailed bee has visited this flower so far.


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Almost retired,and a photography addict! I own a canon 7D and 5 canon lenses. I love playing in photoshop! I’m a fan of HDR if it isn’t too overdone.I also dabble in fractal art occasionally.

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  • lorilee
    lorileeover 4 years ago

    That is definitely a bee!!! lol
    A lovely capture!!!

  • Yes, sure is lol!!

    – inkedsandra

  • Steve Hunter
    Steve Hunterover 4 years ago

    Well done.

  • Thanks Steve

    – inkedsandra

  • J.K. York
    J.K. Yorkover 4 years ago

    super sharp capture. look at that detail in the wings, wow. she sure does have quite the load on.

  • Yes, you would wonder how she can fly with that load!! Thanks

    – inkedsandra

  • Richard Murch
    Richard Murchover 4 years ago

    … Very good detailed work …….

  • Thanks Richard

    – inkedsandra

  • Jurmale
    Jurmaleover 4 years ago

    Very well done shot,Sandra!!

  • Thank you Paul

    – inkedsandra

  • maremarie
    maremarieover 4 years ago

    It’s a gorgeous macro with all the detail, but it’s also very beautiful, too, with all the light tones! :-)))

  • Thanks for your lovely comment.

    – inkedsandra

  • sandraharris10
    sandraharris10over 4 years ago

    That is full to bursting Sandra, never seen one so loaded !

  • Neither have I!! Thanks Sandra

    – inkedsandra

  • Sarah Davies
    Sarah Daviesover 4 years ago

    Excellent Macro, really impressed on how well you have managed to get all this focused and sharp.

  • Thanks, more luck than judgement i think!! LOL

    – inkedsandra

    JUSTARTover 4 years ago

    great shot

  • Thank you

    – inkedsandra

  • Karen  Helgesen
    Karen Helgesenover 4 years ago

    Remarkable bee!

  • Thanks Karen.

    – inkedsandra

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