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Featured in Bees and Wasps May 31, 2012.
Featured in Tuesday Afternoon September 3, 2011.

Image taken in my garden on July 15, 2008 with the Nikon D40x, using the Nikon 60mm Macro lens. Shutter speed 1/800, aperture f/3.8, exposure 0.00 and iso 200.

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  • Lyn Evans
    Lyn Evansover 5 years ago

    What a super macro image hon. Gorgeous rich colour on the flower centre. Smashing shot

  • Thanks, sweetie!!!!! Bless his little heart … they’re really such wonderfully docile creatures!!! i was quite close to this guy!!!! Thanks again for your visit and lovely comment!!! Hugzz!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Eva & Klaus WW
    Eva & Klaus WWover 5 years ago

    Beautiful macro, Lois!!!

  • Hi Eva and Klaus!!! Thank you so much!!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • cougarfan
    cougarfanover 5 years ago

    Excellent Macro Sweetie:)))))))))xoxox

  • Trena, you are soooooooo adorable!!! Thank you, sweetie!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökover 5 years ago

    Fabulous macro capture, dear Lois!

  • Thanks, Bela!!!! I can’t wait to sit in my garden and commune with my little friends again!!!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • robpixaday
    robpixadayover 5 years ago

    That’s fabulous bee!
    And a gorgeous flower!
    Breathtaking shot!

  • … laughing … thank you, darling!!!!!! I actually was on the hunt for this particular shot for a challenge last week … never found it until too late … so, decided to u/l it anyhow!!! Sooo glad you got a kick out of it!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • tigerlady96
    tigerlady96over 5 years ago

    Lois this a very colorful beautiful capture. Hugs, Linda

  • thank you, Linda!!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Digitalbcon
    Digitalbconover 5 years ago

    Spectacular shot Lois!! So beautifully composed and the DOF just perfect!!

  • Thanks so much, Blair … this was hand held .. so hard to get and keep these guys in focus in macro!!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • George Swann
    George Swannover 5 years ago

    Lois this is a marvellous Image, Composition, DoF and Bokeh are perfect!!!

  • Oh, George, thank you!!! I love taking these!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Jeff Palm Photography
    Jeff Palm Phot...over 5 years ago


  • Hi Jeffrey!!! Thank you!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Scott Bricker
    Scott Brickerover 5 years ago

    whoa Lois! another nice one…got that macro lens kickin’

  • thanks so much, Scott!! Macro is HARD, lol!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

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