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A bumble bee enjoying the lantana in my garden.

Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:bumble
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:16 Aug 2010 - 6:48 AM
Tags:Bee, Bug, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Insect, Macro, Wildlife / nature
Votes:94
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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samarmishra
16 Aug 2010 - 6:56 AM

Hi Carol, good morning. This is another superb shot the bee seems to be enjoying the sun and the nector from the flower... Excellent shot dear friend...

Samar Mishra..

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Adderwatcher
16 Aug 2010 - 6:57 AM

Fantastic set of captures!
Scott

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gabriel_flr
16 Aug 2010 - 7:04 AM

Good morning Carol! all versions are so beautiful as always, hard to pick the best!
have a nice week,
Gabriel

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 7:11 AM

lovely detail, v1 for me.lesley

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 7:37 AM

excellent macro photography.

Albert

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 7:41 AM

He is like a little fluff ball...
Love all 4

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franken
franken e2 Member 113098 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 7:55 AM

Lovely set.

Ken

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VIKI
VIKI  8 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 8:06 AM

Superb!!!!

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
16 Aug 2010 - 8:06 AM

All 4 so beautyful and so well presented+++++
cor

Last Modified By Cor at 16 Aug 2010 - 8:10 AM

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Curtain
Curtain e2 Member 6Curtain vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 8:16 AM

Superb captures Carol. No1 does it for me.
Nick

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Silverzone
16 Aug 2010 - 8:35 AM

Beautiful set. Sylvia

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Gray_ina
Gray_ina  6
16 Aug 2010 - 8:45 AM

Morning Carol the colours in this are great gray.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 8:46 AM

Thanks for a lovely set of pics Carol which gives the opportunity to really look at these little creatures. Beautiful detail and colour captured.
Joan.

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7404 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom990 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 8:50 AM

The angle and composition in V1 in particular are superb.
Moira

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Stace
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16 Aug 2010 - 9:13 AM

Cracking set set Carol.....super detail

Stace

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RajaSidambaram
16 Aug 2010 - 9:22 AM

Lovely capture of the golden and black woolly Bumble on Lantana, Carol.V1 is on top - Raja.

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 9:29 AM

brilliant set of close up's carol fantastic detail and colours v1 and v2 my favourites today nice ones Wink
andy

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 9:40 AM

Such a lovely set! Great detail, as always. Love the light and texture on your fluffy little bumble bee! V1 is, I think, my favourite.

Ann

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Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 9:42 AM

What lovely Bees Carol . Version 1 & 2 I think I could stroke ha ha . We do need Bees for pollination . xxx

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 9:53 AM

Love all four - excellent macros

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 10:19 AM

A great set of images Carol.

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 10:25 AM

Your work stands out a mile Carol ! Superb image in V1 Smile

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sparrowhawk
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16 Aug 2010 - 10:54 AM

superb

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
16 Aug 2010 - 11:40 AM

Excellent series.
JNC

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 12:09 PM

Marvellous set once again, Carol, the detail being so good you can count the pollen grains on the bee.
Ronnie.

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Joline
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16 Aug 2010 - 12:27 PM

You rock with your close ups. Fantastic images.

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digital_boi
16 Aug 2010 - 12:30 PM

corker of a set again Carol V1 and 2 stand out for me but all excellent

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Nicolasf96
16 Aug 2010 - 12:43 PM

Excellent set of pictures with amazing details!
Nicolas

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halena2
halena2  6 United Kingdom
16 Aug 2010 - 12:44 PM

A very ,very good capture Carol.V1 is the one I like.
Terry.

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6228 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 1:53 PM

Four glorious captures Carol - wonderful vibrant colours and great detail - really cannot choose between them.
Sylvia

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 1:59 PM

Tip top Carol

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cheesey
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16 Aug 2010 - 2:27 PM

Cracking set of shots, nicely captured.
Cheesey.

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RTDS
RTDS  5 Cyprus
16 Aug 2010 - 2:33 PM

Superb set of captures Carol.
Excellent details.
Robert

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tmann
tmann  9 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 2:38 PM

wow, this is fabulous, what a set!
V1 is professional to the bone!
Thomas

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Jekaro
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16 Aug 2010 - 2:48 PM

Four stunning captures, Carol, just superb in every way.
Roy

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raygregson
16 Aug 2010 - 3:02 PM

fantastic work again carol.ray

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8754 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1588 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 4:17 PM

I favour V2 because of the unusual angle, but they're all very nice, I love lantana too.

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DanielD
DanielD  4 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 4:18 PM

Great details in this bee story - I love these hot colours and the genial DOF - Well done, Carol
Congrats Smile

Dan

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jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 5:19 PM

Glorious bee, seems to be a bit ubdecided where to get the nectar from . . .
jon

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 5:49 PM

BEEautifully sharp.

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SlowSong
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16 Aug 2010 - 5:58 PM

Love bees, love these images.
Chris

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16 Aug 2010 - 7:05 PM

Another great set Carol, can't say why but I like V3 best,
Geoff.

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Paul_cats e2 Member 861 forum postsPaul_cats vcard Scotland22 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 7:08 PM

What more can I say. Anothher stunning set of macros.
Paul

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unicorn17
unicorn17  6 Scotland
16 Aug 2010 - 7:13 PM

Fabulous detail and light in these. Great to see. Gill

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 8:45 PM

so sharp and detailed Carol how you do it I do not know

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Dave_Holdham
16 Aug 2010 - 8:49 PM

Superb set, great colour and detail.

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2010 - 9:19 PM

Colorful & lovely set of macro captures of the Honeybee, Carol. Regards...Peter

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16 Aug 2010 - 10:28 PM

Definitely no 1,

dven

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Moj_o
Moj_o  6 United Kingdom
16 Aug 2010 - 10:46 PM

Great set of images, Carol Smile

Betty

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bunbeam
bunbeam  8 United Kingdom
16 Aug 2010 - 11:42 PM

wonderful set of bee shots
bunSmile

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brownsilent
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17 Aug 2010 - 7:27 AM

Oh, looks like hard work!
Great set again,
Johanna

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17 Aug 2010 - 11:23 AM

Excellent set. A

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nickyv32
nickyv32 e2 Member 7135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
17 Aug 2010 - 5:16 PM

Grand Bumble, super set of shots, love the colours and detail

Nicky x

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22 Aug 2010 - 10:39 PM

The detail and colours are brilliant in this set, all this positive feedback must have given you a real buzz!

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