The fashionable bee, when ready for a night on the nectar or a bumble around town, always makes sure that the outfit matches any potential locale. Even for a slightly seedy and run-down spot such as this.

Bee on echinacea (coneflower)
The Riverdale “Wilds”, Cornwall, Ontario, Canada
July 27, 2010

Sony Alpha 700, Sigma 17 to 70 at 70mm
iso 100, spot metered, aperture priority F4.5, 1/125 second


insects, bees, echinacea, coneflower, flowers, purple, nature, ontario, wildlife, feetyur

In love with Ma Nature! Always have been, always will be. Let’s keep her safe, eh?

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  • Lee-Anne Carver
    Lee-Anne Carveralmost 4 years ago

    Ahhhhhh, a neopolitan delight! xo

  • Thanks so very much, Lee-Anne. An apian gadabout!

    – Mike Oxley

  • Karen  Moore
    Karen Moorealmost 4 years ago

  • Thank you, Karen!

    – Mike Oxley

  • And many thanks for the compliment of adding this to your favourites. Much appreciated!

    – Mike Oxley

  • Fred Mitchell
    Fred Mitchellalmost 4 years ago


  • Much appreciated, Fred. Thanks.

    – Mike Oxley

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 4 years ago

  • Thanks, Ray!

    – Mike Oxley

  • JHRphotoART
    JHRphotoARTalmost 4 years ago

    Great capture Mike….

  • Many thanks, Yani. Appreciate your very kind words!

    – Mike Oxley

  • Nancy Stafford
    Nancy Staffordalmost 4 years ago

  • Thanks so very much, Nancy! What a wonderful surprise and what a great honour!

    – Mike Oxley

  • Jonice
    Jonicealmost 4 years ago

    Mike this is gorgeous my friend!

  • Many thanks, Jonice! And many thanks, too, for the wonderful compliment of the favourite!

    – Mike Oxley

  • nastruck
    nastruckalmost 4 years ago

    Nice capture Mike!!!!

  • Much appreciated! Thanks so very much for your kind words!

    – Mike Oxley

  • RicIanH
    RicIanHalmost 4 years ago

    Wonderful shot. Great colour

  • Many thanks! Much appreciated!

    – Mike Oxley

  • sundawg7
    sundawg7almost 4 years ago

    A superb capture Mike…crisp & clear subjects with a delightfully muted background. Fave worthy friend.

  • Greatly appreciated on all counts, Ron! And my apologies for the late reply!

    – Mike Oxley

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