The bee was enjoying this red helenium, which is a member of the aster family.
Nikon D200, Lensbaby Composer Pro, 4mm macro adapter, creative aperture disc. Manual focus. Hand held. Captured in RAW, converted to jpg in ViewNX2.
In-camera work: the DOF is enhanced by the effect of the swirl creative aperture disk. No post-pro.
Location: Friend's garden, Bad Kohlgrub, Bavaria, Germany