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I saw this sleepy bee relaxing in the sunshine on the wild scabious in the meadow.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:bee on scabious
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:27 Apr 2012 - 6:21 AM
Tags:Bee, Close-up, Close-up / macro, Flower, Flowers & plants, General, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:78
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reflectionsinlight

spot on nice comp and detail

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debu
debu  4 India
27 Apr 2012 - 6:24 AM

Beautiful set of images.
debu

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reflectionsinlight

V1 more DOF less texture to the backdrop

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ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2012 - 6:27 AM

V3 for me today...
A great set of images...

Dave

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Leilani
Leilani  1029 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2012 - 6:40 AM

Great images, lovely colours and detail. Smile

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Alvar
Alvar  7 France2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2012 - 6:42 AM

Co;or and detail perfect Carol SmileSmile
Alvar

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2212 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2012 - 6:51 AM

A beautiful set V1 for me
Netta

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samarmishra
27 Apr 2012 - 6:52 AM

Hi Carol, an excellent set of images, this is really a difficult set to choose the best out of it. I am amazed that how this little beautiful creatures pose for you... Excellent set of images..

Samar..

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Glyn1
Glyn1  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2012 - 7:04 AM

4 belters Carol, excellent work.

Glyn

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ramshots
ramshots  7 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2012 - 7:08 AM

V4 for me as well, though backdrop is a slight distraction.

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2012 - 7:17 AM

The detail is amazing.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2012 - 7:36 AM

A favourite model on a favourite flower, what more could I ask? Lovely shots.

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2012 - 7:49 AM

looks so big in v4, beautiful set carol.
regards
yung

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2012 - 7:53 AM

Up to your usual excellent standards! Gorgeous set.

Ann

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2012 - 8:04 AM

Another fantastic and great set of images,well done,
saeid

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JenniCh
JenniCh  932 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2012 - 8:04 AM

Gorgeous set of images, and so beautifully sharp and detailed; V1 would be my favourite
Jenni

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
27 Apr 2012 - 8:08 AM

Beautyful set 10*****
Cor.

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2012 - 8:10 AM

A Superb set.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2012 - 8:13 AM

4 beauties
just love that bloom

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 437 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2012 - 8:16 AM

Another well captured set with some amazing detail Carol. (My flower was Clematis 'Pixie', thanks for your help)Smile Carole

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England211 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2012 - 8:58 AM

Good set of captures Carol, good details and colours too
Regards Richard

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srikanta
srikanta  6 India
27 Apr 2012 - 9:05 AM

Fine shot.

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User_Removed
27 Apr 2012 - 9:07 AM

Excellent, I like V4 best.

Lucien.

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JohnChambersPhotography

Amazing detail with crisp focus and colour, super shots like them all.

John

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Lillian
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27 Apr 2012 - 9:32 AM

All beautifully captured and presented carol
Lillian

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posty57
posty57  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2012 - 10:16 AM

You certainly haven't lost your touch...superb Wink

Barry

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digital_boi
27 Apr 2012 - 10:22 AM

Cracking good set Carol some of your very best all worthy of idividual upload going for V1 today as it just has the edge for me

Happy weekend

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64838 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2012 - 10:49 AM

So pretty.
Chris

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TonyDy
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27 Apr 2012 - 11:12 AM

All great shots, Carol.
Tony

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2012 - 11:20 AM

Great set Carol V1 especially so.....

Ade

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danbrann
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27 Apr 2012 - 11:43 AM

So well detailed Carol.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2012 - 11:56 AM

Your eadow is a wonderful place Carol.Smile
Joan.

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27 Apr 2012 - 12:10 PM

Outstanding close ups Carol, amazing V1 shot.
Gary

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
27 Apr 2012 - 12:26 PM

4 superb captures.
JNC

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gingerdelight
27 Apr 2012 - 12:32 PM

Just superb!
Carol

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
27 Apr 2012 - 1:19 PM

Amazing set with V1 absolutely outstanding.

Len

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jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2012 - 2:22 PM

All of these are great, V1 looks a bit like clinging on tightly . . .
jon

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27 Apr 2012 - 2:46 PM

All are fantastic shots Carol.
Brian

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achieverswales
27 Apr 2012 - 2:48 PM

Awesome macro set Carol, top marks.

Regards

Trev.

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Daisymaye
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27 Apr 2012 - 2:51 PM

A superb set Carol, awesome detail............Sandy

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2012 - 3:34 PM

I've forgotten what it's like to relax in the sunshine...in fact, I've almost forgotten what sunshine's like! Wink
Your close-ups seem to be getting better and better, Carol, and this set is amongst your best Wink Each one is delightful, with V1 just winning it for me Smile
Trev Smile

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bagman
bagman  365 forum posts United States
27 Apr 2012 - 4:08 PM

Just drop dead gorgeous colors with such a superb detail .
excellent work.
Frank.

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27 Apr 2012 - 4:35 PM

Stunning images everyone a great one
mike

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27 Apr 2012 - 4:56 PM

Great set but V1 is special Carol,
Geoff.

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evelen
evelen  10 England
27 Apr 2012 - 6:42 PM

wonderful set of images carol.
eve.Smile

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lil48  4
27 Apr 2012 - 7:21 PM

Stunning set of images Carol. Lil

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Fefe
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27 Apr 2012 - 7:39 PM

My my word these are soooooooooooooo lovely!! What a pretty BeeGrinGrinGrinGrin
Diane

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27 Apr 2012 - 8:30 PM

Got to be V1 Carol - saw quite a few today - sunnySmile
Brian.

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moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
27 Apr 2012 - 9:28 PM

Sorry Carol, my computer taking so long to open shots tonight, I am only viewing V1. But what a view - absolutely superb. Moira

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28 Apr 2012 - 5:56 AM

Lovely set Carol ...Bill

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annettep38
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28 Apr 2012 - 7:47 AM

No 4 looks so pretty with all the detailed fur, it is my favourite.

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29 Apr 2012 - 7:28 PM

The clarity and detail you've captured in v1 is outstanding. Who needs an expensive macro lens like the Big O when you can produce results like these

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LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2012 - 5:10 PM

'Superb & beautiful Bee & Floral macro Quartet!' ~ Peter Smile

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