TOP TEN in Bees and Wasps on Foliage Challenge in the Bees and Wasps Group, 2nd January, 2014
TOP TEN (2nd place) in the Bee Wasp Hornet Swarms Challenge in the Bees and Wasps Group, 3rd June 2014

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Bees and Wasps Group, 26th January 2014
Country Bumpkin! Group, 28th January 2014

I was lucky enough to be in my stepson’s garden when the bees swarmed this spring. Photographed in a private garden in Whangarei, New Zealand in October.

Camera used: Pentax K30


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I live in the UK and in 2011 when I joined Red Bubble,started experimenting with different settings and angles. I enjoy finding suitable pictures of flowers, Scotland, reflections, lamps and seats and have now branched out into different subjects.
In 2013 I finally realised my dream of visiting Australia and New Zealand. Whilst there I purchased a Pentax camera so have been able to expand my portfolio of flower macros among other new and exciting subjects.

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  • lezvee
    lezvee6 months ago

    Please view large

  • lynn carter
    lynn carter6 months ago

    fantastic shot, it would freak me out to take this shot xx

  • Yes, me too but I really wanted to get it!! Thanks for nice comment

    – lezvee

  • Fred Mitchell
    Fred Mitchell6 months ago
    rave girl going near them. As you suggested they are better large.
  • Thanks for looking large Fred. I did feel brave especially after one or two of them moved!!!!

    – lezvee

  • kalaryder
    kalaryder6 months ago

    Well done you and I agree view the shot larger to see more detail – I would not have gone close at all

  • Thank you. It’s one of those situations where you go and snap off a few pictures before thinking about just where you are!

    – lezvee

  • Country  Pursuits
    Country Pursuits6 months ago

    Well captured Lesley, and very brave of you too.

  • Thanks Richard – as I wrote to my sister – one just doesn’t always think when there is a shot to be had.

    – lezvee

  • WildestArt
    WildestArt6 months ago

  • That’s super – thank you so much for this feature

    – lezvee

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheep6 months ago

    Beautiful! Thanks for adding this to IWP!!

  • Thank you Gena and also thanks for your favouriting

    – lezvee

  • Lori Peters
    Lori Peters6 months ago

    Because your work is so good..

  • Thank you so much for this feature – very much appreciated

    – lezvee

  • WildestArt
    WildestArt6 months ago

  • Thank you so much for this – and thanks to all who voted for my picture

    – lezvee

  • WildestArt
    WildestArtabout 1 month ago

  • Super news thank you!

    – lezvee

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