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Taken yesterday in my back garden.
He must have liked this bramble as he stay still for quite some time, well, long enough to get several shots.

Camera:Sigma SD-14
Lens:17-70mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Collecting Pollen
Username:Marian Marian
Uploaded:25 Aug 2008 - 7:45 PM
Tags:Bee, Bumble bee, Close-up / macro, Garden, Pollen, Wildlife / nature
Votes:62

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2008 - 7:57 PM

Superb portrait

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tomcat
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25 Aug 2008 - 8:01 PM

Bzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Adrian

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Alec1
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25 Aug 2008 - 8:02 PM

Super clear macro shot. Alec

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barry john
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25 Aug 2008 - 8:03 PM

brilliant macro well done
Barry John

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aschroyer
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25 Aug 2008 - 8:05 PM

Excellent capture, clear image. Nicely done.
Amy

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Snaphappyannie
Snaphappyannie e2 Member 9Snaphappyannie vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2008 - 8:12 PM

Brilliant close-up of the bee. Well exposed.

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Briwooly
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25 Aug 2008 - 8:12 PM

Great detail love the comp excellent front on shot

Brian.........................................

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foggytwo
foggytwo e2 Member 1136 forum postsfoggytwo vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2008 - 8:37 PM

The detail is excellent here Marian and the image is so sharp. The large version is wonderful.
Pete.

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SurreyHillsMan
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25 Aug 2008 - 9:16 PM

Great close up.. super composition

Jon

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dalecath
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25 Aug 2008 - 9:18 PM

cracking macro Marian

Dale

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Graham_P
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25 Aug 2008 - 9:36 PM

Excellent macro, great detail and presentation.
Graham.

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Tournisol
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25 Aug 2008 - 10:19 PM

Beautiful lose up of this bee.
Gina

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7618 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2008 - 10:31 PM

Love this frontal view of the bee! Good detail here.
Anne

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pluckyfilly
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25 Aug 2008 - 10:55 PM

splendid shot with great detail and colour

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chilternsdavid
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25 Aug 2008 - 10:56 PM

a lovely composition,great detail and the tongue a bonus,David

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BERTRAM
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25 Aug 2008 - 11:43 PM

A brilliant macro shot.
Dave

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sunshot
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26 Aug 2008 - 8:17 AM

Marian, there is nothing wrong with this shot, it's outstanding !! the detail throught is huge. i think my bee shot looks bigger ECT because i crop my shots right in close and then resize them, that the only difference, this really is a cracking capture

marc

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janet
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26 Aug 2008 - 9:53 AM

A lovely image Marian! I love the colours.

Jan.

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fossilized
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26 Aug 2008 - 10:36 AM

A nicely composed and beautifully detailed close up.
Jean

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ChristineL
26 Aug 2008 - 4:57 PM

samshing close up Marian, lovely to see the tongue in action,
Chris.

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dexthersj41
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26 Aug 2008 - 10:14 PM

Wow this is cool!
Adrian.

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MandsH
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26 Aug 2008 - 11:47 PM

Superb detail
Mandy

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brownsilent
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26 Aug 2008 - 11:50 PM

Super close up,
Johanna

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KangaGal
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28 Aug 2008 - 8:48 AM

Excellent macro shot.
Jenny

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Pegon
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28 Aug 2008 - 10:25 PM

A cracker, the detail is superb.
Pete.

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peterhookwilde
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29 Aug 2008 - 8:52 PM

hairy son of a beeee

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FeatherFriend
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29 Aug 2008 - 10:56 PM

Superb detail here Marian.
Geoff.

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tigertimb
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30 Aug 2008 - 11:30 PM

Excllent shot Marian; superb detail and I love this face on view
Tim

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Marian
Marian  962 forum posts England
31 Aug 2008 - 3:40 PM

Thanks everyone, well pleased to get to 50!
Marian

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raygregson
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1 Sep 2008 - 7:33 PM

super macro shot.ray

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SteveNZ
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1 Sep 2008 - 9:32 PM

Larger version shows great detail. Shallow depth of field works well.

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Aurora
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2 Sep 2008 - 11:02 AM

Brilliant detail Marian.
Barbara

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2 Sep 2008 - 5:19 PM

First class macro,
Steve

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bayleaf
bayleaf  7 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2008 - 8:35 PM

Wow. What a superb shot.

John.

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Marian
Marian  962 forum posts England
8 Sep 2008 - 8:08 PM

Thanks so much for all your comments.

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franfoto
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7 Oct 2008 - 7:29 PM

Gorgeous macro shot.
Fran

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Marian
Marian  962 forum posts England
30 Dec 2008 - 1:47 PM

This was one of my highter scoring images - so thank you everyone.
Marian

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