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Still plenty of bees to be found at present, this one was enjoying taking nectar from the wild heather in the meadow.
Have a great weekend, everyoneSmile

Brand:Olympus
Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:bee on wild heather
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:5 Nov 2011 - 5:46 AM
Tags:Bee, Close-up, Close-up / macro, Flower, General, Heather, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:85
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 4accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 6:08 AM

All good but v1 is stunning. A

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Mike_Young
5 Nov 2011 - 6:46 AM

Three excellent images, V1 gets the vote though

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samarmishra
5 Nov 2011 - 6:50 AM

Hi Carol, this is really a stunning set of images, it is really difficult to decide which one is the best. fantastic set ...

Samar

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dven
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5 Nov 2011 - 7:02 AM

Three more of your fantastic macro shots i wish i could do as well

dven

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User_Removed
5 Nov 2011 - 7:04 AM

Wow, stunning colours & detail, a beauty.

Lucien.

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 7:07 AM

wonderful set carol fantastic detail got to be v1 for me today it's a STUNNER! very very nice one Wink
andy

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 7:24 AM

Three corkers here Carol. Your little camera does a wonderful job with macro shots.

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 7:24 AM

Excellent macro work

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Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 7:26 AM

Fine work.

Rock

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posty57
posty57  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 7:26 AM

You have surpassed yourself this time ! Absolute stunners, but V1 goes beyond the call of duty Tongue Brilliant.

Barry

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84271 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 8:11 AM

I really like the orange of the bee against the pink of the flowers! Smile

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jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 8:24 AM

All three are excellent, the composition in V2 appeals more to me.
jon

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7407 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom998 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 8:31 AM

Neat set, V3 for me (3/4 face is always so flattering... Wink )
Moira

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unicorn17
unicorn17  6 Scotland
5 Nov 2011 - 8:58 AM

Another great set Carol! V2 my fav today ! Gill

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41035 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 8:58 AM

Wonderful set, so much detail and the pollen is superb.

Dave

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 9:09 AM

Three crackers what lovely detail in your images
mike

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64365 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 9:50 AM

What a pretty bee, carrying lots of lovely pollen. Smile
Chris

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 10:01 AM

Amazing to see all that pollen on him
3 really great shots

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 10:05 AM

Just love V1. What wonderful details and colours.

Ann

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 10:23 AM

#2 for me today. Great BG colours and exceptional well composed

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bagman
bagman  365 forum posts United States
5 Nov 2011 - 10:44 AM

Top of the line images ,all three .Terrific captures that i admire carol .exceptional attention to detail , lighting, with beautiful color.
inspiring work.
frank.

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digital_boi
5 Nov 2011 - 10:51 AM

All excellent Carol he has collected a lot of pollen its all over excellent detail in all

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 11:39 AM

V3 is a delight with the pollen all over him. Think how great that honey will taste. Do they sell heather honey?

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 1:02 PM

Great detail of the pollen on that busy bee Carol. Three excellent images. Carole

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Daisymaye
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5 Nov 2011 - 1:18 PM

three beauties Carol............Sandy

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Gray_ina
Gray_ina  6
5 Nov 2011 - 1:49 PM

Hi Carol love all of them superb gray.

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 2:02 PM

I have a 105mm macro, yet I dare not record pics of this quality esp V1.

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achieverswales

Three words! Awesome Stunning Winner, sums up this set Carol.

Regards

Trev.

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SJAlfano
SJAlfano  5 United States3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 3:04 PM

Perfectly detailed honey-hued hairs. Love color and composition!

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 3:19 PM

Looks like it's been having a real good romp in the pollen! Grin Absolutely super close-ups, Carol - if I can achieve such stunning shots as these with my new macro lens I'll be dead chuffed Wink
Trev Smile

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phil87
phil87  6 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2011 - 3:34 PM

Great detail, excellent close up, like it

Phil

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 3:35 PM

Supurb as usual Carol, like them all.Well done..Lin

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
5 Nov 2011 - 3:41 PM

All superb, Carol, number 1 for me, though.
Tony

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
5 Nov 2011 - 4:11 PM

A beautiful trio, v3 for me.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 4:33 PM

A lovely trio of this busy little bee.
Joan.

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4559 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom61 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 4:43 PM

What a cracking set !.....love V2 for it's front view of the bee....but what exquisite quality in the detail & colours !!!!!!!

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ccb
ccb  626 forum posts United States2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 4:48 PM

Great detail!
Christina

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 625 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 5:10 PM

Hi Carol, this has to be your very best set yet, V1 and V2 are excellent. V3 looks a little milky in comparison and just needs a little more contrast to match the quality of the first two, really well done you have excelled here.............shortlisted!
Geoff.

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85912 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 5:16 PM

Good evening Carol - I'm to sessions adrift todayWink

Love all three, though if I was put on the spot, then V2 would be the ultimate.
Loads of detail in all of them

Adrian

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zanzibarwinds
5 Nov 2011 - 6:13 PM

Wow nice one Carol, good detail in the hair and pollen

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8755 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1589 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 6:19 PM

I have to agree with several of the comments above, these are exceptional captures, Carol.

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Samuel_Aron
5 Nov 2011 - 7:28 PM

Fantastic macro! V1 for me.
Sam.

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norton
norton  10 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 7:34 PM

Superb set of images Carol the detail and clarity are excellent, well captured................

Tony.

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WindowonWildlife
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5 Nov 2011 - 7:43 PM

3 of the very best Carol,these are wonderful macro's.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2011 - 8:19 PM

excellent bee shot accompanied by two others equally as good

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gingerdelight

Superb captures Carol!
Carol

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viscostatic
5 Nov 2011 - 8:36 PM

Brilliant Carol, just brilliant.

Phil.

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moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
5 Nov 2011 - 9:21 PM

Absolutely superb set of macros Carol. Can't choose a favourite from this set. Moira

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JustDucky
JustDucky  3 Canada
5 Nov 2011 - 10:06 PM

very detailed, all 3 images are winners Carol
Tammy

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2011 - 10:42 AM

A great set - v1 is special - and love all the pollen.
Ann

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raygregson
6 Nov 2011 - 11:56 AM

fantastic images carol,love them all.ray

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Delbon
Delbon  6 England
6 Nov 2011 - 12:21 PM

Superb photography excellent detail - looks like he/she has been very busy

Del

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2011 - 8:22 PM

You're UnBEElievable, the detail and clarity is astounding and I like the beautiful bright colours

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Gezina
Gezina  7 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2011 - 8:45 PM

That is one fancy set of a buzy polinator - is that a word?- Wink Ina

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2011 - 8:45 PM

'Super Macro Set,...with v3, 'being my Top Pick~'

Ciao~ Peter

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2011 - 11:15 AM

Super detail and lovely colour.
Very well done.

~B~

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SandraKay
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12 Nov 2011 - 2:01 PM

Absolutely marvellous!
Sandra

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