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Bombus lucorum

By Sue_R  
Got so fed up with not being able to take any pics since my shoulder op that I decided I'd have to have a go in the garden today. My right arm was next to useless and very uncomortable, but at least I managed to get a few shots.

The plan was to photograph the flowers but this bee seemed determined to get in on the act and as it took me so long to set up the shot I decided to have that too Smile

Many thanks to those of you who have voted and commented on my recent uploads.

Tags: Flowers Fashion Insect Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Wedding and social Bumblebee Eryngium Portraits and people Bombus lucorum

Voters: bokeh, andylea, cheesey and 45 more

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Comments


andylea 10 37 1 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2010 7:52PM
brilliant detail and colours sue cracking comp a belting capture hope your shoulder is on the mend soon nice one Wink
andy

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franken Plus
16 4.9k 4 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2010 7:56PM
Excellent!

Ken
Ezo 9 7 England
8 Aug 2010 8:20PM
Lovely colours and detail.
Antony
8 Aug 2010 8:33PM
A lovely shot Sue, gorgeous blue, and the Bee adds a sense of scale.
So VERY well done to you, and I don't doubt that you truly suffered for your art today.

John SmileX
wyatturp 13 2 England
8 Aug 2010 9:01PM
well done with the pain to bring us this picture, now restSmile

DougSmile
Niknut Plus
9 2.2k 78 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2010 9:01PM
Gorgeous detail, & you're spot on with those complimentary colours again (blue/yellow)....cracking shot !
rontear Plus
16 12 8 England
8 Aug 2010 9:14PM
Well done for your determination Sue. Still that seeing eye at work. All the best with your recovery. Keep smiling through. Ron.
Don't giv up on it bay bee
kaybee 15 6.6k 26 Scotland
8 Aug 2010 10:08PM
The bee finishes it off nicely
9 Aug 2010 12:11AM
Excellent capture.
Rob
ChazB 14 64 3 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2010 12:36AM
A super capture Sue, wonderful detail and timing. Wishing you a speedy recovery Smile
Charlotte
fatherpie 11 18 12 England
9 Aug 2010 12:23PM
Great to see a change in direction Sue. Excellent photography (no change there). Hope the shoulder gets better soon
Dave Smile
9 Aug 2010 1:45PM
Excellent shot Sue

Chris
TrevBatWCC Plus
11 13 12 England
9 Aug 2010 2:04PM
This is superb, Sue... wish I could get such cracking images even without a bad shoulder! A very beautifully coloured flower, and the inclusion of the bee really adds icing to the cake. Must be viewed large this. Definitely one for the favourites, too. Love it.
TrevB Smile
SashaB 10 Northern Ireland
9 Aug 2010 3:57PM
A cracking shot - so sharp in the right places and amazingly well taken in the circumstances.
Frances
NobbytheNobster 10 33 5 England
9 Aug 2010 6:05PM
Superb shot, and one handed too!
This is a real belter Sue, well done and wishing you a speedy recovery.
Ricky.
cassiecat 11 39 46 England
9 Aug 2010 6:32PM
good to see you managing to do something with the camera Smile its turned out good too.lesley
superb macro shot, great colors!
Paulo
Glostopcat 13 255 2 England
9 Aug 2010 10:09PM
A splendid summery macro, the detail, colours and clarity are first class
RonnieAG Plus
9 154 118 Scotland
10 Aug 2010 12:59PM
Given your difficulties, you have done a remarkable job capturing this shot, Sue. Excellent work.
Ronnie.
11 Aug 2010 3:15AM
Hi, this is a real piece of excellance. Great image...

Samar..

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