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A visiting bumble to my balcony gave me a few photo opportunities before disappearing into the distance.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:big bumble
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:3 Sep 2013 - 6:15 AM
Tags:Bumble bee, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:78
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HarrietH
HarrietH e2 Member 4261 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
3 Sep 2013 - 6:18 AM

What can I say? WOW!

Brilliant Carol.


Harriet

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
3 Sep 2013 - 6:19 AM

Three absolute beauties Carol !! Superb photography !!

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2013 - 6:19 AM

Three fantastic and wonderful images,carol,very well taken too,
Saeid

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Andysnapper
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3 Sep 2013 - 6:24 AM

Superb shots Carol, you can see every hair.

Andy

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Chinga
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3 Sep 2013 - 6:28 AM

Handsome insect! The eyes show an Alien quality...
Amazing macro work here Carol! Grin
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LynneJoyce
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3 Sep 2013 - 6:39 AM

Lovely bumble portraits.

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ColleenA
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3 Sep 2013 - 6:41 AM


Quote: Three absolute beauties Carol !! Superb photography !!

Amazing macro work, now they come to you, you do not have to even leave homeGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Mollycat
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3 Sep 2013 - 6:49 AM

Superb bumble. Beautiful macroGrinGrinGrin

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ugly
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3 Sep 2013 - 6:56 AM

A great set of images.. You did get on to my short list... Well done..

Dave

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3 Sep 2013 - 7:08 AM

A great set. V3 is brilliant.

Lavina

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Caziwinkles
3 Sep 2013 - 7:11 AM

Superb! Hard to choose a fave. Smile

Carol

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SUE118
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3 Sep 2013 - 7:14 AM

I love Bumbles, they remind me of Mum. If she saw one in the middle of a path or road she would gently pick them up and put them somewhere safe, I now do the same.SmileSmile

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NDODS
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3 Sep 2013 - 7:15 AM

Three magnificent images each crammed with superb pin sharp detail and great colour. Image number one for me pleases Carol.

Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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barbarahirst
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3 Sep 2013 - 7:17 AM

Three great images
V 3 made me smile....

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Badgerfred
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3 Sep 2013 - 7:19 AM

V1 my favourite in this super set of images Carol,
Fred.

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ali63
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3 Sep 2013 - 7:19 AM

V3 is my favourite Carol, a super set ,

Ali

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fentiger
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3 Sep 2013 - 7:26 AM

Amazing detail in every image.

Albert

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michaelo
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3 Sep 2013 - 7:35 AM

wow,three magnificant images,stunning photography!!!

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Lillian
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3 Sep 2013 - 7:36 AM

Quite amazing Carole
the closeness is ...so close!
Lillian

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NaturesHaven
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3 Sep 2013 - 8:17 AM

Great light and lovely detail in the bee................GrinGrinGrinGrin

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EAS
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3 Sep 2013 - 8:39 AM

Superb macros.

Ann

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WhiteRose1
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3 Sep 2013 - 9:07 AM

Glossy close ups, Carol. It does look likes it's overdosed on the old nectar and has slumped onto the flower GrinGrin

Dave

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pollisher
pollisher  1 Scotland
3 Sep 2013 - 9:11 AM

A fantastic set of macros Smile

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DicksPics
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3 Sep 2013 - 9:11 AM

Now these really are up close close ups, Carol!
Excellent.
Richard

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2013 - 9:23 AM

Three fantastic captures Smile

Eileen

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digital_boi
3 Sep 2013 - 10:04 AM

All superb Carole

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SlowSong
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3 Sep 2013 - 10:13 AM

What a lovely big bumbly bee. Smile

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ddolfelin
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3 Sep 2013 - 10:41 AM

Absolutely brilliant, Carol.
I see you've trained the bugs and they are now coming to you!

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prabhusinha
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3 Sep 2013 - 10:44 AM

3 Lovely macro shots

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lonely_oryx
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3 Sep 2013 - 11:10 AM

Brilliant portraits

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TonyDy
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3 Sep 2013 - 11:47 AM

Excellent set, Carol.
Tony

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achieverswales
3 Sep 2013 - 12:01 PM

Three totally awesome macro images Carol.

Regards

Trev.

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djh698
djh698  10550 forum posts Canada4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2013 - 2:16 PM

great detail
David

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tomcat
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3 Sep 2013 - 2:22 PM

Afternoon Carol,
V1 is a cracker of a Bee shotSmile
If I had anything to niggle about, it is that dark yellow inset you have used during the framingSad

Not needed IMHO of courseWink

Adrian

PS the IS continues on

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3 Sep 2013 - 2:41 PM

it's all been said already but ! i wanna add this *OH WOW*

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3 Sep 2013 - 2:50 PM

Excellent as always Carol.......Sandy

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myrab
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3 Sep 2013 - 4:08 PM

Brilliant Carol.

Myra

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danbrann
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3 Sep 2013 - 4:19 PM

Bumble beauties.

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TrevBatWCC
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3 Sep 2013 - 4:26 PM

A brilliant trio, Carol....you even seem to get these to pose nicely for you too!! Wink He's just gotta warrant my UA...Wink
Trev Smile

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3 Sep 2013 - 5:00 PM

three stunning capture
regards
Yung

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3 Sep 2013 - 6:10 PM

Made me go WOW....... so its a GemGrinGrin
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evelen  9 England
3 Sep 2013 - 6:31 PM

wonderful captures Carol.
eve.Smile

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3 Sep 2013 - 7:26 PM

these images made me go WOW too exceptionally good macro work here xx

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3 Sep 2013 - 7:45 PM

3 excellent captures Carol SmileSmile
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3 Sep 2013 - 8:19 PM

Great set of macro shots, very sharp and detailed

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3 Sep 2013 - 8:44 PM

A splendid set of close ups
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3 Sep 2013 - 9:09 PM

Three magnificent shots Carol... on my shortlist!

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3 Sep 2013 - 9:21 PM

You will have them singing and dancing for you next Carol,these really are superb images well done.SmileSmile
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3 Sep 2013 - 9:28 PM

Brilliant shots Carol, you are a macro genius.
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3 Sep 2013 - 10:14 PM

Awesome macro images Carol!!!
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3 Sep 2013 - 10:51 PM

Stupendous Carol!
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3 Sep 2013 - 11:38 PM

Excellent ! looks mean though! gillWink

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4 Sep 2013 - 12:31 PM

Super set

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8 Sep 2013 - 1:13 AM

He certainly is a big buzzer Carol, the detail in these is phenomenal. You will be in for a shock when you see v2 of my latest upload, you'd best have a stiff drink before viewing large! lol Tongue

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