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Masonry bee on a large poppy from The botanical gardens, taken with the macro lens.
These hard working bees are usually found in urban areas and love fruit trees .

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K-5 Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:smc Pentax-D FA 100mm F2.8 Macro
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:1 Jun 2014 - 10:41 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/2.8
Shutter Speed:1/800sec
Exposure Comp:+0.3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Daylight
Title:Another bee on a poppy
Username:pentaxpatty pentaxpatty
Uploaded:3 Jun 2014 - 4:03 PM
Tags:Bees, Botanical gardens. Macro lens. Pentax k5, Close-up / macro, Flowers, Masonry bee, Poppies
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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
3 Jun 2014 - 4:06 PM

Excellent capture and pof, well spotted

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pentaxpatty
pentaxpatty e2 Member 1pentaxpatty vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2014 - 4:08 PM


Quote: Excellent capture and pof, well spotted

One of the 100 or so shots that got binned. Thank you so much Christine GrinGrin

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graceland
graceland  92378 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2014 - 4:09 PM

very nice

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2201 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2014 - 4:19 PM

An amazing capture Patty. Just love that he is covered in pollen. Good macro work

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pentaxpatty
pentaxpatty e2 Member 1pentaxpatty vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2014 - 4:22 PM


Quote: An amazing capture Patty. Just love that he is covered in pollen. Good macro work

Oh Colleen how kind of you to give me one of your special awards, in spite of your stressful day this means so much Thank you Patty xGrinGrinGrin

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2014 - 5:17 PM

We've got a few bees buzzing around, but everytime I point the camera at them they buzz off. So its lovely to see yours. Hope your OK.
Peter GrinGrinGrinGrin

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2014 - 5:25 PM

Excellent capture Patty, it's busy doing it work, like the bits of pollen on it's bodySmile

Cliff

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pentaxpatty
pentaxpatty e2 Member 1pentaxpatty vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2014 - 6:04 PM


Quote: Excellent capture Patty, it's busy doing it work, like the bits of pollen on it's bodySmile

Cliff


Quote: We've got a few bees buzzing around, but everytime I point the camera at them they buzz off. So its lovely to see yours. Hope your OK.
Peter GrinGrinGrinGrin

Thank you both so much, I was lucky to get this one. they do buzz off !

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marshfam19
marshfam19 e2 Member 5marshfam19 vcard United Kingdom
3 Jun 2014 - 6:19 PM

Wow, a great image Patty, never managed to get such a clear macro myself, so very well done to you.

Mary Grin

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2014 - 6:21 PM

busy little critter thats for sure.....
great image

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mistere
mistere e2 Member 1mistere vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2014 - 6:30 PM

Great capture Patty, excellent dof, super colours. Very nice work.

Dave.

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CarolAnnLauderdale
CarolAnnLauderdale e2 Member CarolAnnLauderdale vcard United Kingdom
3 Jun 2014 - 6:52 PM

Lovely Bee photo Patty, stunning detail and excellent DOF. SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Carol

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2481 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2014 - 6:59 PM

Great work Patty, you've captured the pollen beautifully,

Ali GrinGrin

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 234 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2014 - 9:52 PM

You have that just right, Patty.

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2014 - 11:27 PM

Looks a busy bee indeed Patty,
stuffing its face here !!
A colourful shot.
Mick.

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SimonFletch
SimonFletch e2 Member SimonFletch vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jun 2014 - 7:06 AM

Gosh, that is a narrow dof, Patty...!
Good shot of Mr Bee, "making hay, while the sun shines"
Wonderful colours, too.

Simon

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pentaxpatty
pentaxpatty e2 Member 1pentaxpatty vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jun 2014 - 7:36 AM

Thank you to everyone. Wont be seeing that today its pouring down!

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