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This bee like buzzing bug seemed interested in this flower but flew away without landing on it.[ V2 ] Not the sharpest photos Smile
A huge thank you to Zoe and Netta for gracing my Poppy Pods with their treasured UA's and to all who took the time to vote and comment too Smile
Have a super Sunday Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Lens:4.3 - 215.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24.0 - 1200.8 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:1 Oct 2013 - 11:25 AM
Focal Length:116.2mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.6
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:160
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Quick Visit
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:6 Oct 2013 - 4:05 AM
Tags:Buzzing Bug, Flower, Wildlife / nature
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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 4:45 AM

Beautiful action shots both images are equally fine.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 4:50 AM

I think I even like V2 better.

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 234 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 5:36 AM

Not easy to get any picture of insects in flight, Herman.
These are fine.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 6:18 AM

Two excellent captures, Herman, what a shame I've used my UA for today, otherwise these would have earned it Smile Carol

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 6:24 AM

Two supberb images Herman, particularly like V2 after he dined.Grin Peter.

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi e2 Member 2ukgubbi vcard India
6 Oct 2013 - 6:49 AM

very well observed. I like the tag which goes with the action shown.

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Diggeo
Diggeo e2 Member 1Diggeo vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 7:04 AM

Beautiful images Herman!!

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 7:22 AM

Wonderful captures, beautiful work!
George

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2188 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 7:37 AM

You have done well Herman...great dof...love them both

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 7:49 AM

Two superb images, of equal merit. Spot-on timing. You did SO well, Herman. SmileSmile

Lavina

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marshfam19
marshfam19 e2 Member 5marshfam19 vcard United Kingdom
6 Oct 2013 - 7:57 AM

I think this is a lovely pair of images with great DoF.

Mary

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2183 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 8:24 AM

A Verry quick U turn,maybee he did not fancy that flower.Smile
A lovely setSmile
NettaSmile

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 8:31 AM

A well timed capture Herman.

Albert

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mistere
mistere e2 Member 1mistere vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 8:31 AM

Super shot H, one to be proud of. Nice work.
Dave.

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termite53
termite53 e2 Member 1termite53 vcard United Kingdom
6 Oct 2013 - 8:37 AM

V2 for me too, great captures Herman....

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Caziwinkles
6 Oct 2013 - 9:08 AM

Both great images Herman. Love the light on his wings. Very well timed. Smile

Carol

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RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 9:19 AM

well done you capturing the bee in flight, both arriving and departing: never the easiest of shots, but you have pulled it off here, Herman.
Ronnie.

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1733 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom84 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 9:27 AM

Difficult images to capture, impressive stuff.
Nigel

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chrissie3
chrissie3  6 England
6 Oct 2013 - 9:29 AM

Coming & going - great pair of pictures.

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Jenny-D
Jenny-D e2 Member 4Jenny-D vcard United Kingdom
6 Oct 2013 - 9:32 AM

Lovely detailed captures Herman.

Jenny Smile

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jovanovic
jovanovic e2 Member 3jovanovic vcard France
6 Oct 2013 - 9:48 AM

Thanks for the Quick Visit SmileSmileSmile and UA Herman!
Z

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achieverswales
6 Oct 2013 - 10:07 AM

This is an excellent capture Herman! Not once but twice, amazing.

Regards

Trev.

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 12:25 PM

Two wonderful captures Herman. Love them both GrinGrin

Kathryn

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WeeGeordieLass
WeeGeordieLass e2 Member 2339 forum postsWeeGeordieLass vcard England
6 Oct 2013 - 12:38 PM

Fantastic...I've tried capturing bees - it's so very difficult. Great pair of shots Grin

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 12:59 PM

oh not one but 2 inflight shot my friend wonderful workfully deserves my UA

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mashwood10
mashwood10 e2 Member 2mashwood10 vcard United Kingdom
6 Oct 2013 - 1:00 PM

WOW !! !!!GrinGrinGrin I agree with Ronnie Herman.

Pam

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6 Oct 2013 - 1:01 PM

nice one herman, perfect timing
chris

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
6 Oct 2013 - 1:41 PM

Bravo Maestro! Wonderful photography! Grin
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briantjjones
6 Oct 2013 - 1:53 PM

Herman, A couple of stunning images I especially like v2 Smile

Brian J.

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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 3:35 PM

Brilliant timing and focused to perfection. You have made my UA choice a very easy one today!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 3:36 PM

Brilliant Herman, what great timing..Lin

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Mototaur
Mototaur  126 forum posts England
6 Oct 2013 - 4:06 PM

Wonderful motion capture Herman Smile

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Mike_Smith e2 Member 7122 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 4:58 PM

Cracking close up shots Herman

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 5:27 PM

A great work, Herman. A lovely little story as well. I also like V2 a little more.

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
6 Oct 2013 - 5:51 PM

Two great capturesSmile

Eileen

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 5:53 PM

that is perfect timing and super sharp. amazing how you get this with a bridge.

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 6:28 PM

2 great in flight images Herman,

Ali GrinGrinGrin

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
6 Oct 2013 - 7:21 PM

Two excellent captures

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 7:38 PM

2 great captures Herman, looks like another bee had cleared out the nectarSmile

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Myathebirdwatcher999
Myathebirdwatcher999 Junior Member 1 United Kingdom
6 Oct 2013 - 7:44 PM

2 excellent shots!

MyaGrinGrin

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marktc e2 Member 347 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 8:36 PM

Two amazing shots Herman well captured indeed

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LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 9:22 PM

Two cracking captures.

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thedon1941
6 Oct 2013 - 9:28 PM

Brilliant timing Herman. Great images. Don

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ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
7 Oct 2013 - 8:22 AM

Two super shots, in flight! Good timing, Herman!Smile
Regards Valery

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
7 Oct 2013 - 1:34 PM

I've seen this here!! NO idea what it is but it hovers in front of a flower then flies off around the plant to come back to the same spot to hover again. It does this circuit repeatedly.

Well done on capturing it! I've never managed.

Andrew Smile

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tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Oct 2013 - 6:54 PM

Well chosen title to well taken shots. Smile

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AlexAppleby
7 Oct 2013 - 9:37 PM

Wow - this is exceptional - very well done indeed!

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7 Oct 2013 - 10:22 PM

Brilliant timing!
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Potra e2 Member 1Potra vcard Venezuela
13 Oct 2013 - 3:26 AM

Fantastic shots, I do love V2.
M

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Two brilliant inflight shots, you've timed these to perfection

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