Bees are mysteriously disappearing all over the U.S. This worries me. What will we eat? http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2007/02... ~~ Photograph taken by reversing the lens and holding it up to the camera body. Focusing is achieved by moving closer or further away from the subject. Tricky business when the subject’s a bee!

Comments

  • Antoine Dagobert
    Antoine Dagobertabout 7 years ago

    Brilliant capture…the soft focus works Nicely to add appeal..Love the colors too

  • Jared Poole
    Jared Pooleabout 7 years ago

    Beautiful shot- also sounds like a difficult and interesting technique you used there.

  • Tanya B. Schroeder
    Tanya B. Schro...about 7 years ago

    Thanks Jared and Antoine! I forgot to mention, I didn’t alter the image at all – this is straight from the camera.

  • Lance Leopold
    Lance Leopoldabout 7 years ago

    I like it a lot,but i thought you needed two lenses,with the one on the front reversed,must give it a try!

  • Jeff  Burns
    Jeff Burnsabout 7 years ago

    Brilliant shot. Wow you have an amazing portfolio

  • Tanya B. Schroeder
    Tanya B. Schro...about 7 years ago

    Thanks, Jeff! Very kind.

  • Naomi Frost
    Naomi Frostabout 7 years ago

    WOW what an amazing capture. Colours are so vivid.
    Congratulations on such an awesome portfolio, RedLotus.

  • Cathleen Tarawhiti
    Cathleen Taraw...about 7 years ago

    Very cool shot; love the colours and textures.

  • Tanya B. Schroeder
    Tanya B. Schro...about 7 years ago

    I’m glad you enjoy it – some people I’ve shown this shot to seemed a little freaked by the, well, insect-ness of it. :-)

  • Simon Mears
    Simon Mearsabout 7 years ago

    it’s great.. the colours are the first thing, for me, and then the detail is awesome. Well done!

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