2000 views as of 2 December 2014

Bee collecting pollen on a Brown-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

Camera: Panasonic DMC-FZ30 with Olympus MCON-35 macro extension lens attached; f/5.6 @ 1/400 sec; ISO: 80; Focal length: 275mm (35mm equivalent)

Previous milestones:

  • 1000 views as of 17 October 2013


TOP TEN Challenge Placements:

  • Placed 8th in the Top 10 of the Bees challenge in the A BUGS KINGDOM group on 12 June 2011
  • Placed 10th in the Top 10 of the Macro Photographers challenge in the New Creations of Beautiful Color group on 31 July 2011
  • Placed 10th in the Top 10 of the BEE….UTIFUL BEE challenge in the The Wonder of Wings group on 3 August 2011
  • Placed 8th in the Top 10 of the Bees, bumble bees and wasps challenge in the group Absolute Clarity on 20 March 2013
  • Placed 7th in the Top Ten of the Bzzzzzzz….. challenge in the group Absolute Clarity on 21 February 2014
  • Placed 7th in the Top Ten of the Bugs/Animals on a Spring Flower/Foliage challenge in the group Bugs & Animals on Flowers/Foliage in Macro on 4 May 2014

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  • To-Mu
    To-Mualmost 4 years ago

    Nice shot!! Well done!

  • Thanks for looking and commenting. It is appreciated.

    – PhotosByHealy

  • Jay Gross
    Jay Grossalmost 4 years ago

    Innnnnnnnnnnncredible shot. Absolutely amazing. Great work. -J:

  • Again, thank you for your kind comment. I appreciate it.


    – PhotosByHealy

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 3 years ago

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  • Thank you so much Ray for this honour and the Fave. I greatly appreciate them both.


    – PhotosByHealy

  • Cynthia Broomfield
    Cynthia Broomf...over 3 years ago

    Awesome, congratulations!!!!

  • Thank you so much Cynthia for looking in and commenting. I appreciate it.


    – PhotosByHealy

  • Buckwhite
    Buckwhiteover 3 years ago

    Beautiful shot, great macro.

  • Thank you for both the comments and the fave. I I appreciate them both.


    – PhotosByHealy

  • Sarah Couzens
    Sarah Couzensover 3 years ago

    Wonderful detail, gorgeous photo.

  • Thanks, Sarah. I appreciate you looking commenting on and favouring this image.


    – PhotosByHealy

  • Sylvain Dumas
    Sylvain Dumasover 3 years ago

    bzzz bzzzz – cool closeup – extremely clear – I can almost feel the sting to come… lol!

  • Merçi, Sylvain. Really appreciate you looking in and commenting.


    – PhotosByHealy

  • Sherri     Nicholas
    Sherri Nic...over 3 years ago


  • Thank you for that news, Sheri.


    – PhotosByHealy

  • And thank you so much for the Fave as well. I really appreciate the support.


    – PhotosByHealy

  • midnightduchess
    midnightduchessover 3 years ago


    Well done!

  • Thanks, Duchess


    – PhotosByHealy

  • Christian  Bennion
    Christian Ben...over 3 years ago

    This shot is incredible.

  • Again thank you for the wonderful comment. Also for favouring this and two other images of mine. I greatly appreciate the support given. – Gene

    – PhotosByHealy

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