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Hi all, a little Bee doing what comes naturally, little devils, they just don't stay still for a second and that's the challenge I suppose Wink
Many thanks for taking time out to view and comment on my Small Tortoiseshell and a special thank you to Helen (helenlinda), Mike (hasslebladuk), Ade (Ade_Osman), Ann (pluckyfilly), Ann (EAS) and Bill (goso) for the UA's, really appreciated as always.
Regards,
Geoff.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikon 105mm, f/2.8,Micro, VR
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Focal Length:105mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Buff Tailed Bumblebee
Username:FeatherFriend FeatherFriend
Uploaded:23 Sep 2012 - 12:50 PM
Tags:Buff Tailed Bumblebee, Close up, Insects, Wildlife / nature
Votes:55

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 12:56 PM

Stunning detail and clarity Geoff in all the right places Wink

DonMc
DonMc e2 Member 6DonMc vcard United Kingdom
23 Sep 2012 - 1:02 PM

Fine macro FeatherFriend
Don

NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2253 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 1:43 PM

Wonderful capture..they are always buzzing about..........GrinGrin

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 1:58 PM

Wonderful detail captured in this head on shot of the bee, tue focal spot spot on, Geoff.
Ronnie.

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 2:03 PM

One great macro, super detail...Sandy

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 625 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 2:12 PM

Many thanks all,
Geoff.

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 2:14 PM

Excellent macro capture.
Joan

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 2:47 PM

Superb macro Geoff. An excellent capture.
Ron

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 3:20 PM

A cracking close-up, Geoff. Carol

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 3:28 PM

Good macro work here mate, closer than I've ever managed to get with a bee..

Ade

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 3:30 PM

lovely work my friend

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
23 Sep 2012 - 3:36 PM

Super macro Geoff, great detail,
Fred.

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 625 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 3:37 PM

Thanks everyone for the support,
Geoff.

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 4:04 PM

Oh that is so up front!! Geoff you have excelled here
perfectly captured
Lillian

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 4:24 PM

Wonderful " in your face " capture SmileSmile
Helen

Last Modified By helenlinda at 23 Sep 2012 - 4:25 PM
pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 4:28 PM

OOOOOOOOOOOOOO great macro love dem eyesWink

christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
23 Sep 2012 - 5:19 PM

lovely macro shot nice and sharp.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
23 Sep 2012 - 6:27 PM

Thats what you call sharp, wonderful image Geoff, i might get one one dayTongueTongueWink
Brian

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91904 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 8:21 PM

Well detailed Geoff - bees are not easy to photograph, the eyes always seem to get those light spots. I've binned loads this year. Lots in the garden so still some hope of getting one if it stops raining.Smile
Brian.

gingerdelight
23 Sep 2012 - 8:25 PM

An amazing macro capture.
Carol

Glyn1
Glyn1  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 9:17 PM

Superb macro work, stunning detail.

Glyn

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 10:10 PM

Brilliant capture-- excellent focus on the eyes!

hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2012 - 1:05 AM

Stunning shot Geoff sharpness is spot on
mike

Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 8176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2012 - 6:50 PM

Excellent macro image Geoff
Steve

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8234 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2012 - 8:17 PM

Cracking detail and colours in this extreme close up Geoff, it looks like you are starting to get the hang of macro photography

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
27 Sep 2012 - 11:19 AM

Great macro! She's got a lovely face! Well seen.... IB

Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
28 Sep 2012 - 4:17 PM

A dam good head on shot! like it nicely presented, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

elainebaker
10 Oct 2012 - 10:19 PM

Stunning image with great detail. Well captured and very well balanced. Elaine

stupot
stupot  2 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 - 9:21 PM

Beautiful shot.

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