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Good Morning every one. I hope you enjoy this small bee I took yesterday.

Thanks for your comments and votes over the last few days, again just awesome...

A very special thank you to Sue Myra Ken and Adrian for the fantastic UA.s yesterday ..John

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 600D
Lens:55.0 - 250.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 86.5 - 393.2 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:24 May 2013 - 12:52 PM
Focal Length:250mm
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Blue Banded Bee.
Username:johnke johnke
Uploaded:25 May 2013 - 5:18 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Wildlife / nature
Votes:58

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Ray12
Ray12 e2 Member 175 forum postsRay12 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 6:11 AM

Another outstanding image Grin

Ray

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1806 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom89 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 6:35 AM

The detail and lighting on this shot is outstanding, John.
Nigel

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 7:02 AM

brilliant detail and colour john love the comp a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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LynneJoyce
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25 May 2013 - 7:06 AM

Wow, that's a cracking macro shot.

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annettep38
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25 May 2013 - 7:06 AM

Lovely, is that lavender the bee is sitting on?

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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 7:32 AM

Excellent closeup.

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tomcat
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25 May 2013 - 7:38 AM

Another one of your excellent pieces of close-up photography

Adrian

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widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 7:52 AM

Super detail John Grin

Rod

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nonur
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25 May 2013 - 8:07 AM

Amazing clarity and detail.

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netta1234
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25 May 2013 - 8:12 AM

Brilliant detailed MacroSmile
NettaSmile

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abeeror2
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25 May 2013 - 8:15 AM

Superb macro.

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Badgerfred
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25 May 2013 - 8:31 AM

Super macro John, excellent detail,
Fred.

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 8:34 AM

Fabulous shot John - it has such fine detail I can see every hair on his little legs! Stunning.

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sweetpea62
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25 May 2013 - 8:41 AM

Suberb macro John,stunning details..Lin

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Caziwinkles
25 May 2013 - 8:51 AM

Wow! Such amazing detail John - excellent image! Smile

Carol

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Jefflor
Jefflor  1 United Kingdom
25 May 2013 - 8:57 AM

A beauty.

Jeff

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Lynniesefforts
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25 May 2013 - 9:02 AM

You make bees look very huggable John...beautiful !!

LynetteGrin

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pollisher
pollisher  1 Scotland
25 May 2013 - 9:47 AM

A wonderful image. I knew from the thumbnail it was yours! Smile

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lonely_oryx
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25 May 2013 - 10:35 AM

The detail is great

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Irishkate
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25 May 2013 - 10:57 AM

Wonderful close up detail.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Tish1
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25 May 2013 - 12:27 PM

Great image

Tish

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brian17302
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25 May 2013 - 1:15 PM

Great detailed image & good lighting John
Regards Brian

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ali63
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25 May 2013 - 2:56 PM

Superb, I love it John, have a good weekend,

AliGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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digital_boi
25 May 2013 - 3:06 PM

great one love the dof another wee winner John

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
25 May 2013 - 3:48 PM

Wow excellent John, stunning detail.

John

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boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
25 May 2013 - 4:28 PM

Brilliant image....

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Maiwand
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25 May 2013 - 4:35 PM

Stunning detail on the bee John. Exposure and focus appear just about perfect.GrinGrin
Ron

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Mike_Smith
25 May 2013 - 6:02 PM

This is a cracking macro shot with loads of detail

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morpheus1955
25 May 2013 - 7:06 PM

Outstanding macro shot John, superb detail and great colours, exceptionally well captured

Hugh

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longhoss
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25 May 2013 - 7:24 PM

Superb details john
Glyn

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johnke
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25 May 2013 - 8:04 PM

Hi Annette, yes it is a lavender head. This Bee is very small about half the size of a normal Bee...Jphn

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GeorgePlatis
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25 May 2013 - 8:17 PM

Beautiful composition, rich in details and warm colors !
George

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BIGRY1
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25 May 2013 - 9:56 PM

Beautiful detail and comp. A cracker!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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Jenny-D
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25 May 2013 - 11:30 PM

Fabulous image.

Jenny Smile

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Holmewood
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25 May 2013 - 11:42 PM

Fantastic shot John. Cathy

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Lillian
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25 May 2013 - 11:53 PM

Perfection all over this one John
outstanding details
Lillian

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DonMc
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27 May 2013 - 8:21 PM

Awesome macro John!
Don

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9 Jun 2013 - 5:20 PM

Brilliant pin sharp detail in this outstanding macro

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