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This bee like buzzing bug seemed interested in this flower but flew away without landing on it.[ V2 ] Not the sharpest photos Smile
A huge thank you to Zoe and Netta for gracing my Poppy Pods with their treasured UA's and to all who took the time to vote and comment too Smile
Have a super Sunday Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Lens:4.3 - 215.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24.0 - 1200.8 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:1 Oct 2013 - 11:25 AM
Focal Length:116.2mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.6
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:160
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Quick Visit
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:6 Oct 2013 - 4:05 AM
Tags:Buzzing Bug, Flower, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:76
Voters:S_Psharma · Daisymaye · ddolfelin · CarolG · Mollycat · Diggeo · GeorgePlatis · jdinne · dven · fificat100 · User_Removed · marshfam19 · KarenFB · jovanovic · netta1234 · fentiger · mistere · ugly · Caziwinkles · stuart1963 · RonnieAG · Nigeve1 · chrissie3 · pentony · Jenny-D · EMJAYCEE · achieverswales · scrimmy · Brovy · cats_123 · barbarahirst · Tish1 · kathrynlouise · WeeGeordieLass · cazozphil · mashwood10 · CHRISB911 · Chinga · briantjjones · HarrietH · Joline · mex · BIGRY1 · sweetpea62 · Mototaur · myrab · Mike_Smith · nonur · EileenH · annettep38 · ali63 · widtink · 213hardy · Alan_Baseley · ChristineD · Nikonuser1 · capto · Myathebirdwatcher999 · luckybry · alligatorpants · marktc · LynneJoyce · thedon1941 · pks · williamsloan · jasonrwl · Jocelia · ValeryAst · ChiliMan · tonyng · AlexAppleby · Irishkate · lesliea · yasheen · Potra · Glostopcat ·
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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 4:45 AM

Beautiful action shots both images are equally fine.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 4:50 AM

I think I even like V2 better.

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin Plus Member 371 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 5:36 AM

Not easy to get any picture of insects in flight, Herman.
These are fine.

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 6:18 AM

Two excellent captures, Herman, what a shame I've used my UA for today, otherwise these would have earned it Smile Carol

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Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 6:24 AM

Two supberb images Herman, particularly like V2 after he dined.Grin Peter.

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi Plus Member 3ukgubbi vcard India
6 Oct 2013 - 6:49 AM

very well observed. I like the tag which goes with the action shown.

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Diggeo
Diggeo  2 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 7:04 AM

Beautiful images Herman!!

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 7:22 AM

Wonderful captures, beautiful work!
George

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ColleenA Plus Member 2270 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 7:37 AM

You have done well Herman...great dof...love them both

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fificat100
6 Oct 2013 - 7:49 AM

Two superb images, of equal merit. Spot-on timing. You did SO well, Herman. SmileSmile

Lavina

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marshfam19
marshfam19 Plus Member 6marshfam19 vcard United Kingdom
6 Oct 2013 - 7:57 AM

I think this is a lovely pair of images with great DoF.

Mary

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netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3236 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 8:24 AM

A Verry quick U turn,maybee he did not fancy that flower.Smile
A lovely setSmile
NettaSmile

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fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 8:31 AM

A well timed capture Herman.

Albert

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mistere
mistere Plus Member 1mistere vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 8:31 AM

Super shot H, one to be proud of. Nice work.
Dave.

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termite53
termite53 Plus Member 2termite53 vcard United Kingdom
6 Oct 2013 - 8:37 AM

V2 for me too, great captures Herman....

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Caziwinkles
6 Oct 2013 - 9:08 AM

Both great images Herman. Love the light on his wings. Very well timed. Smile

Carol

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 9:19 AM

well done you capturing the bee in flight, both arriving and departing: never the easiest of shots, but you have pulled it off here, Herman.
Ronnie.

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 Plus Member 21067 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom101 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 9:27 AM

Difficult images to capture, impressive stuff.
Nigel

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chrissie3
chrissie3  7 England
6 Oct 2013 - 9:29 AM

Coming & going - great pair of pictures.

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Jenny-D
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6 Oct 2013 - 9:32 AM

Lovely detailed captures Herman.

Jenny Smile

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jovanovic
jovanovic Plus Member 3jovanovic vcard France
6 Oct 2013 - 9:48 AM

Thanks for the Quick Visit SmileSmileSmile and UA Herman!
Z

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achieverswales
6 Oct 2013 - 10:07 AM

This is an excellent capture Herman! Not once but twice, amazing.

Regards

Trev.

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise Plus Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 12:25 PM

Two wonderful captures Herman. Love them both GrinGrin

Kathryn

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WeeGeordieLass
WeeGeordieLass Plus Member 3389 forum postsWeeGeordieLass vcard England
6 Oct 2013 - 12:38 PM

Fantastic...I've tried capturing bees - it's so very difficult. Great pair of shots Grin

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sparrowhawk Plus Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 12:59 PM

oh not one but 2 inflight shot my friend wonderful workfully deserves my UA

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mashwood10
mashwood10 Plus Member 3mashwood10 vcard United Kingdom
6 Oct 2013 - 1:00 PM

WOW !! !!!GrinGrinGrin I agree with Ronnie Herman.

Pam

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6 Oct 2013 - 1:01 PM

nice one herman, perfect timing
chris

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Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
6 Oct 2013 - 1:41 PM

Bravo Maestro! Wonderful photography! Grin
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briantjjones
briantjjones Plus Member 2briantjjones vcard United Kingdom
6 Oct 2013 - 1:53 PM

Herman, A couple of stunning images I especially like v2 Smile

Brian J.

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BIGRY1 Plus Member 3BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 3:35 PM

Brilliant timing and focused to perfection. You have made my UA choice a very easy one today!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 3:36 PM

Brilliant Herman, what great timing..Lin

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Mototaur  226 forum posts England
6 Oct 2013 - 4:06 PM

Wonderful motion capture Herman Smile

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6 Oct 2013 - 4:58 PM

Cracking close up shots Herman

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nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 5:27 PM

A great work, Herman. A lovely little story as well. I also like V2 a little more.

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
6 Oct 2013 - 5:51 PM

Two great capturesSmile

Eileen

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annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 5:53 PM

that is perfect timing and super sharp. amazing how you get this with a bridge.

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ali63 Plus Member 3658 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 6:28 PM

2 great in flight images Herman,

Ali GrinGrinGrin

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ChristineD Plus Member 9ChristineD vcard England
6 Oct 2013 - 7:21 PM

Two excellent captures

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 7:38 PM

2 great captures Herman, looks like another bee had cleared out the nectarSmile

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Myathebirdwatcher999 Junior Member 2 United Kingdom
6 Oct 2013 - 7:44 PM

2 excellent shots!

MyaGrinGrin

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marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 8:36 PM

Two amazing shots Herman well captured indeed

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LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 9:22 PM

Two cracking captures.

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thedon1941
6 Oct 2013 - 9:28 PM

Brilliant timing Herman. Great images. Don

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ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
7 Oct 2013 - 8:22 AM

Two super shots, in flight! Good timing, Herman!Smile
Regards Valery

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ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
7 Oct 2013 - 1:34 PM

I've seen this here!! NO idea what it is but it hovers in front of a flower then flies off around the plant to come back to the same spot to hover again. It does this circuit repeatedly.

Well done on capturing it! I've never managed.

Andrew Smile

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7 Oct 2013 - 6:54 PM

Well chosen title to well taken shots. Smile

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AlexAppleby
7 Oct 2013 - 9:37 PM

Wow - this is exceptional - very well done indeed!

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Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
7 Oct 2013 - 10:22 PM

Brilliant timing!
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Potra Plus Member 2Potra vcard Venezuela
13 Oct 2013 - 3:26 AM

Fantastic shots, I do love V2.
M

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16 Oct 2013 - 4:56 PM

Two brilliant inflight shots, you've timed these to perfection

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