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spring fling 2 by VickiOBrien

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Photo taken in my garden at home in the first reaches of spring.This bee was still very slow moving, so early in the year. I managed a nice trio of close-ups as it inspected the blooms of the early spring bulbs.
Camera Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50
Macro mode
Hoya +4 and +1 diopters
f/4, 1/125s, ISO 100

featured in Plight of the Bumble Bee April 3 2009

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blue_flower, bumblebee, insect, macro, quadra_island, spring, vickiobrien

Comments

  • wandalechene
    wandalecheneover 5 years ago

    brillant capture

  • Thanks wanda for the compliment!

    – VickiOBrien

  • julieS
    julieSover 5 years ago

    I love this ….you see a lot of ‘bee photos’ but this one is special!

  • Thanks Julie….

    – VickiOBrien

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeover 5 years ago

    Beautiful… right down to the fuzzy body. Excellent capture.

  • thanks for the compliment Bunny!

    – VickiOBrien

  • duncandragon
    duncandragonover 5 years ago

    Wonderful macro!!

  • Macky
    Mackyover 5 years ago

    Superb!!

  • Thanks Macky for looking and complimenting a few of my images.

    – VickiOBrien

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