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Another one from yesterday afternoon.
It's the first time I've managed to get an half decent shot of an insect in flight.

Many Thanks to Patti for her UA on the upload yesterday. Much appreciated

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K-30 Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:TAMRON SP AF 90mm F2.8 Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:27 Feb 2013 - 1:43 PM
Focal Length:90mm
Aperture:f/10.0
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:TAv Mode
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Take-off
Username:Alan_Baseley Alan_Baseley
Uploaded:28 Feb 2013 - 5:02 PM
Tags:Bee, Close-up / macro, Crocus, Flower, Insect, Pollen, Wildlife / nature
Votes:54

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 5:11 PM

A brilliant macro image, Alan - he's hard at work there!!

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NDODS
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28 Feb 2013 - 5:18 PM

Stunning quality imagery Alan.

Regards Nathan

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CarolG
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28 Feb 2013 - 5:18 PM

Perfect timing, Alan, one to be very proud of. Carol

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jasonrwl
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28 Feb 2013 - 5:33 PM

Great capture Alan
Jason

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richmowil
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28 Feb 2013 - 5:49 PM

Super detail in this fine image!! - I like it a lot!!

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barbarahirst
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28 Feb 2013 - 6:34 PM

all that pollen ...... wow!!

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digital_boi
28 Feb 2013 - 7:15 PM

i have never managed this Alan and you have not only managed it but its damn good as well the bee is taken off fully laden by the looks of it fine capture

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Mrsbass
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28 Feb 2013 - 7:59 PM

Great image - I have never seen a bee so loaded up with pollen!

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fificat100
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28 Feb 2013 - 8:34 PM

Excellent timing and capture, Alan. The detail is superb - just look at that heavy load! Smile

Lavina

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nonur
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28 Feb 2013 - 9:03 PM

Another super macro shot, Alan.

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ali63
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28 Feb 2013 - 9:28 PM

Great shot,

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susanbarton
28 Feb 2013 - 9:54 PM

Well caught such wonderful detail

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taggart
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28 Feb 2013 - 10:09 PM

That bee has been busy!

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Maiwand
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1 Mar 2013 - 3:09 PM

Timed to perfection Alan. Wonderful shot of the Bee.
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pamelajean
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1 Mar 2013 - 8:11 PM

More than "half decent", Alan, love the crocus too.

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Glostopcat
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23 Mar 2013 - 2:05 PM

A stunning close up Alan, you've timed this one to perfection. All of your crocus images have been a real pleasure to view

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