Login or Join Now

Upload your photos, chat, win prizes and much more

Username:
Password:
Remember Me

Can't Access your Account?

New to ePHOTOzine? Join ePHOTOzine for free!

the pollen run is over

Versions (Reportage)Version Help

Join Now

Join ePHOTOzine, the friendliest photography community.

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more for free!

New PortraitPro 12 SALE + 10% OFF code EPZROS814
Add Comment

Unortunately this poor bee came to a sticky end whilst collecting pollen. After I had taken the photos I tried to rescue him, but it was too late Sad

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:the pollen run is over
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:13 Apr 2012 - 6:08 AM
Tags:Bee, Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Spider, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:81
Variant - ReportVariant - Report

Comments

netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2173 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 6:22 AM

WAW!!!!!Wink 3 Amazing shot's.Carol, The detail in the wings make them look Brilliant,I like the colour.
NettaSmile

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom55 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 6:24 AM

A great set of images...
V3 seems to be the best comp in my eye...
I do think all 3 images tell you a great story of life...
Magic work carole

Dave

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

posty57
posty57  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 6:32 AM

Brilliant ! My inspiration is 'luck' most of the time Smile

Barry

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 6:33 AM

I really like them all, but probably my vote would go for v3 with the full flower included SmileSmile
Helen

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

bobsblues
bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 6:35 AM

There's not many spiders would tackle a bee Carol three grate shots of the natural world .
Rob

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 7:00 AM

Three awesome macros Carol, nature red in tooth and claw. The detail, colours and clarity are brilliant in this set and you've caught the action superbly

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 7:15 AM

A brave end .

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84271 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 7:23 AM

Even spiders have to eat! A brilliant capture, the details are amazing - as is the colour of the spider!

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 7:24 AM

At first glance I didn't realise it was a spider, what a capture for you and the spider. Shame about the bee.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 7:25 AM


Quote: Even spiders have to eat! A brilliant capture, the details are amazing - as is the colour of the spider!

Sad but true. Excellent images and great wildlife reportage.

Last Modified By LynneJoyce at 13 Apr 2012 - 7:26 AM

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 7:30 AM

Fantastic detail. In all three. Good job the spider is not a bee eater... That is a real cracker, glad to seethat you are inn your best spirits again

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 7:37 AM

Wonderful and excellent images,Carol,very well done,
saeid

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 7:49 AM

you are featured e2 image at the moment ...Smile

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 8:08 AM

fantastic set carol brilliant detail and colours wonderful light three cracking capture top work Wink
andy

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7417 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1001 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 8:19 AM

Photo journalism in miniature. This is a superb set - V2 particularly strong.
Moira

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 8:19 AM

Wow amazing shot Carol. Sorry you weren't successful with the rescue. Good try. Paul

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 8:23 AM

Nature in the raw, Carol: sad end to the bee but what spectacular images the event has accorded you.
Intimate detail so well captured.
Ronnie.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

User_Removed
13 Apr 2012 - 8:28 AM

Superb set of macro images Carol.
Alf.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33139 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 8:59 AM

A superb array of images which for me tick all the right boxes, superb.

A rather envious Nathan

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

achieverswales
13 Apr 2012 - 9:15 AM

Three jaw dropping images Carol, sad to see the bee in this situation but life goes on.

Regards

Trev.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 9:16 AM

OMG V3 has to be the winner Carol - an exceptional set for detail and storyline

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

User_Removed
13 Apr 2012 - 9:18 AM

Outstanding detailed captures.

Lucien.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

goso
goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 9:25 AM

Great trio Carol - fine detail ...Bill

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
13 Apr 2012 - 10:24 AM

A superb serie about the struglle for life Sad
So well taken 10*****

Cor.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 10:33 AM

It was not until V3 that I saw what had happened, stunning images
brilliant , and that's nature
Lillian

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 10:40 AM

Perfectly captured set.

Ann

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 11:05 AM

absolutely wonderful set nature at its rawist !!

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

digital_boi
13 Apr 2012 - 11:32 AM

3 excellent captures her Carol these are most certainly some of your very best seems the flue has gone excellent work

Graham GrinGrinGrin

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 12:15 PM

EEEuw, just realised too late what I was looking atWink Three superb macros Carol, with excellent clarity and what colour! Carole

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 12:27 PM

Superb Carol!!

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom28 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 12:38 PM

Awww so sadSad I sympathise here CarolWink Three absoloute belters.............. Well doneGrin
Diane

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

cantona43
cantona43 e2 Member 9884 forum postscantona43 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 12:40 PM

sad tale but 3 excellent captures pin sharp detail Carol, macro work of the highest quality
Neil

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 12:50 PM

Drama in miniature.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 12:53 PM

#3 for me. Superb shot with good detail and environment

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114508 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 12:55 PM

Well spotted Carol......I've a spider shot myself to post once I've processed it, hopefully soon......Shows all the eyes and fangs....Wink

Ade

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
13 Apr 2012 - 1:08 PM

OUTSTANDING your sequence of events captured. Amazing image quality and subjects. Bravo! IB

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64380 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 1:28 PM

Fantastic set Carol. But how sad. Poor bee. Sad
Chris

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

jgmford
jgmford  7 England
13 Apr 2012 - 2:00 PM

Stunning series of close up detail captures Carol, another amazing set of photos from you. deserve all awards given. JeffSmile

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
13 Apr 2012 - 2:13 PM

Brilliant close-ups, Carol - some of your best!!!
Tony

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
13 Apr 2012 - 3:45 PM

Excellent wildlife

Peter

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Growmore
Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 3:45 PM

Just stunning Carol colours and detail are spot on. Gary

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 4:03 PM

As good as I have seen Carol.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4563 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom61 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 4:27 PM

Glad I'm not an insect !!!!!......cracking shot though !!!

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 4:46 PM

Oh dear, the poor little thing! Sad But what a super trio of images, Carol, the detail's amazing Smile Think these deserve my UA.... Wink
Trev Smile

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 4:54 PM

Oh dear Carol - life in the raw, but all three are great captures of that moment in time.
Ann

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
13 Apr 2012 - 5:04 PM

Three WOWS!! again Carol, spot onSmileSmileSmileSmile
Brian

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

evelen
evelen  9 England
13 Apr 2012 - 6:37 PM

three stunning shots carol.
eve.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

exposure
exposure e2 Member 101311 forum postsexposure vcard England
13 Apr 2012 - 7:02 PM

A lovely set of images Carol telling the story of the end of poor bee...
The bee's here seem so docile...
Sun here today but still a bit chilly...supposed to reach 30C very soon..Smile
Pauline.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6606 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 7:44 PM

Those crab spiders are vicious! Poor bee, but a wonderful tribute to it here Carol Smile

Anne

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 7:50 PM

Poor bee but provided you with some superb images Carol.
Joan.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2012 - 8:35 PM

V3 for me Carol - good clear view of the situation. That's nature.
Brian.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 11:35 AM

"ChiliMan says WOW"...that's what my User Award says but I don't have it to give to you right now, so this'll have to do.

In my opinion, this is worthy of an HC or an EC. Both Vs 1 and 3, actually.

Bravo, Carol.

Andrew

PS Congrats on the 3 UAs Wink

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8763 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1591 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 4:41 PM

These are amazing captures, Carol, telling a little sad story, so well done, and V3 is my favourite.
Great title, too.

Last Modified By pamelajean at 14 Apr 2012 - 4:41 PM

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 4accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2012 - 6:35 AM

An outstanding set of captures. A

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Snapitt
Snapitt e2 Member 5Snapitt vcard
15 Apr 2012 - 2:47 PM

Three great shots Carol. You have captured nature beautifully.

Jane

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

SandraKay
SandraKay e2 Member 7233 forum postsSandraKay vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2012 - 9:35 AM

V3 stands out here but all 3 are excellent shots.
Sandra

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Ridgeway
Ridgeway  7222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2012 - 1:10 AM

I see the bee brought the desert,,a very cool set Carol.

Aidan,,

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

- Original Poster Comments
- Your Posts

Add a Comment

You must be a member to leave a comment

Username:
Password:
Remember me:
Un-tick this box if you want to login each time you visit.