My daughter brought this bumble bee to me on a flower from my friend’s yard today; his leg was wonky and he just sat there, allowing me to get some nice close ups!

Canon Powershot A480 point and shoot, hand-held. Proudly New Zealand-made. :)

Featured in The Patchwork Sept 05, 2009.
Featured in Extreme Closeups Sept 05, 2009.
Featured in That One Great Shot Sept 6, 2009.
Top Ten Placement in Wasps, Bees And Hovers challenge for the Extreme Closeups group, Sept 2009.
Featured in Caption Fun Dec 19, 2009.

Tara is a New Zealand artist and musician. Her primary visual medium is photography, sometimes combined with other media into mixed media works or digital works. Her portfolio is extensive and varied, including macro photography, digital fantasy works, paintings, portraiture and nature photography. Tara is available for commissioned artworks as well as client portraiture sessions, please contact her on tara_lemana@xtra.co.nz for more information or visit her website at www.taralemana.com.

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Comments

  • BGlatzeder
    BGlatzederabout 5 years ago

    LOL! whooO! look at those colours :-)))

  • Thanks love, glad you like him!!! Thanks for the fave!!! :)

    – Tara Lemana

  • Pamela Jayne Smith
    Pamela Jayne S...about 5 years ago

    fabulous macro such wonderful features :)) I love your title – made me smile :))

  • Thanks Pamela, glad you like it! :) Took me a while to come up with the title, lol…. xxx

    – Tara Lemana

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsabout 5 years ago

    fantastic image and detail love the title. : )

  • Thanks so much Karen!!! :)

    – Tara Lemana

  • emele
    emeleabout 5 years ago

    Wow!

  • Thanks Emele!! xx

    – Tara Lemana

  • Themis
    Themisabout 5 years ago

    Great macro, ugly creature :-) but very useful. Good picture!

  • They’re kind of scary up this close huh?! Thanks Themis!! :)

    – Tara Lemana

  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartabout 5 years ago

    Wow, way to go – incredible detail and composition – love the title too!

  • Thanks so much Georgie, glad you like it!!

    – Tara Lemana

  • naturelover
    natureloverabout 5 years ago

    WOW!! very close up- excellent work!!

  • Thanks so much!!

    – Tara Lemana

  • naturelover
    natureloverabout 5 years ago
  • Yay, thanks so much!!!! :)))

    – Tara Lemana

  • Karen Checca
    Karen Checcaabout 5 years ago

    LOL!!!! Too funny…..congrats on your feature! :)Karen

  • Thanks Karen!!! :))

    – Tara Lemana

  • MarianBendeth
    MarianBendethabout 5 years ago

    Incredible colours!! Congrats!

  • Thanks so much Marian!! :)

    – Tara Lemana

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