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Bumbler bee on Astrantia

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I like the way the bees grab their claws to hold it steady while they feed. After much trying I finally got a good shot between the Astrantia florets.

If anyone knows the type of bee this is I would be grateful to know.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:29 Jul 2012 - 12:10 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Bumbler bee on Astrantia
Username:mikehit mikehit
Uploaded:5 Oct 2012 - 8:33 AM
Tags:Animals, Astrantia, Flowers, Honey bee, Insects, Macro and close-up, Plants, Wildlife / nature
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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
4 Oct 2012 - 3:31 PM

Spot on shot very good like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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DalesLass
DalesLass e2 Member 32104 forum postsDalesLass vcard United Kingdom
4 Oct 2012 - 3:39 PM

Fabulous! The bee is beautifully sharp and on such a nice flower!

Jude

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