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A few hours of sunshine at the end of the year, the heather is in bloom, so a quick trip to the meadow found me photographing the only inhabitant of the heather, a few bees.

Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:busy bee
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:2 Jan 2014 - 6:06 AM
Tags:Bee, Close-up, Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Heather, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:59
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2155 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2014 - 6:52 AM

Great images Carol, at least there were inhabitants...

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
2 Jan 2014 - 7:07 AM

Beautiful images Carol !! I love the Heather

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SUE118
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2 Jan 2014 - 7:17 AM

A well timed capture. Smile

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HarrietH
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2 Jan 2014 - 7:17 AM

More great images. That's heather? I have never seen a macro of it before, when you see flowers up that close it can be very surprising. Nice to see a bee Carol, I have almost forgotten what they look like with the cold we are having.

Maureen

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LynneJoyce
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2 Jan 2014 - 7:30 AM

So nice that the bees are still active there. Nothing much is active here! Lovely, cheering images.

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NDODS
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2 Jan 2014 - 7:48 AM

Incredible detail and colour in all three images Carol. Superb as always...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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kuvailija
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2 Jan 2014 - 7:59 AM

You did it again , Carol ! - Very beautiful! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.Smile

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prabhusinha
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2 Jan 2014 - 8:03 AM

3 cracking shots esp V 1.

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ddolfelin
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2 Jan 2014 - 8:07 AM

Yes - V1 is terrific!
Good to see a Bee about.

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barbarahirst
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2 Jan 2014 - 8:17 AM

gosh!!!
your images just get better and better
pity about your rain today!

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2 Jan 2014 - 8:25 AM

Excellent detail in them all.

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Mollycat
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2 Jan 2014 - 9:14 AM

V1 is magnificent in its clarity and detail. Grin Peter

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Caziwinkles
2 Jan 2014 - 9:17 AM

Good to see you have been 'buzzy' getting these images Carol! Wink
Great shots - amazing macro work.

Carol

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ali63
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2 Jan 2014 - 9:31 AM

Superb detailed images Carol SmileSmile

Ali

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viscostatic
2 Jan 2014 - 9:38 AM

Beautiful images Carol, especially the detail in V1.

Phil.

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Badgerfred
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2 Jan 2014 - 10:13 AM

Excellent Carol,
Fred.

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RonnieAG
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2 Jan 2014 - 10:35 AM

Excellent detail as ever, Carol, and I like how the light is catching esp. in V 1.
R.

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AlexAppleby
2 Jan 2014 - 10:35 AM

Lovely set - V2 for me!

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sweetpea62
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2 Jan 2014 - 10:49 AM

Three superb images Carol.All the best for 2014..Lin

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TonyDy
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2 Jan 2014 - 11:39 AM

Great close-ups, Carol.
Tony

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Irishkate
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2 Jan 2014 - 1:15 PM

I love that lilac heather background for your bee Carol.
Beautiful close up.
Kate GrinGrinGrinGrin

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achieverswales

Awesome Carol.

Regards

Trev.

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danbrann
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2 Jan 2014 - 1:24 PM

A superb Bee and delightful Heather.

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EMJAYCEE
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2 Jan 2014 - 2:14 PM

V1 is terrific Carol.
Joan.

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BarbaraR
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2 Jan 2014 - 2:17 PM

Beautiful, very well done Carol.

~B~

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SimonFletch
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2 Jan 2014 - 2:43 PM

Carol, I am constantly amazed by your work.
I have made a New Year's Resolution not to give my award twice in the same week to the same person.
You do test a chap's resolve!

Simon

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2 Jan 2014 - 3:09 PM

A very beeautiful set Carol! Think V1 has to bee my fave here Wink
A very Happy New Year to you Smile
Trev Smile

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2 Jan 2014 - 3:37 PM

A lovely bright bee. Just what we need.
SmileSmileSmile

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NigelKiteley
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2 Jan 2014 - 4:13 PM

Three beautiful images Carol. V2 for me, cracking detail.

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2 Jan 2014 - 5:25 PM

Brilliant captures Carol ! Great clarity and lighting !
Regards,
George

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2 Jan 2014 - 5:28 PM

A trio of superb macro images, Carol.

Richard

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EileenH
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2 Jan 2014 - 5:34 PM

Great captureSmile

Eileen

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2 Jan 2014 - 5:42 PM

Wow Carol what a set
Perfectly captured
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2 Jan 2014 - 6:27 PM

Evenin' Carol
She looks a busy bee indeedSmile

A reasonable day today, but more crap forecast for the night and tomorrowSad

Adrian

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2 Jan 2014 - 7:23 PM

Nice bit of Winter light here Carol.
Good set.
Mick.

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2 Jan 2014 - 8:58 PM

Superb Carol - a couple of months before we get to see any of these.
Brian.

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3 Jan 2014 - 1:15 AM

Great light , beautiful closeup shots.

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3 Jan 2014 - 4:18 PM

Great set CarolSmile


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5 Jan 2014 - 5:41 PM

Fabulous detail and clarity in these macros Carol

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