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By cymru2019
Enjoying a new life in photography of taking shots of these wonderfully created insects in the Northwich Woodlands. Learning the hard way. I saw these bees nectaring on these flowers and was very happy with this picture except I have to admit that an aperture of about F10 would have produced a sharper result. Nevertheless to capture this bee in mid air was an absolute joy. .

Tags: General Insects close up Wildlife and nature Bees and flowers

Voters: debu, Toobi_Won, mike9005 and 26 more

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Toobi_Won 10 77 8 England
9 Aug 2019 4:44PM
Not easy, practice makes perfect.Wink
And a shot like, of fascinating subjects (rarely accommodating though) will spur you on even more!
Saastad Plus
2 16 15 Norway
9 Aug 2019 5:02PM
I like the photo! That is not so easy. And as Mike over here say it is a lot of practice.
I have very much to learn on this area my self. But it is fun learn Smile

Arne Smile
9 Aug 2019 5:09PM
You are very gracious Arne. Obviously you work for the Norwegian Diplomatic Service! Seriously though you are right. It is practice, practice, practice! David
9 Aug 2019 5:19PM
Excellent capture David, nice timing,
mac Plus
19 12 Scotland
9 Aug 2019 6:00PM
I tend to focus on a flower-head that bees have been landing on and hope for one landing again. If on a tripod even better with a shutter release. You have to up the ASA to get a setting of something like 1/1000 at f11 if possible.
After to all that your offering is very acceptable so you are getting there.
capto Plus
9 6.6k 25 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2019 6:05PM
Nice one, busy bees are far from easy.Smile
9 Aug 2019 6:15PM
Superbly captured David. Not easy so very well done. Pam
rontear Plus
18 23 9 England
9 Aug 2019 7:04PM
They say the more you try the better you get WinkWinkWinkWinkWink sublime capture in mid flight David.
9 Aug 2019 7:26PM
Mike, Arne. Fred, Ian, Ivor, Pam and Ron. I am not in a position to thank you all personally, but a lot is down to your encouragements which helps me to persevere. So many thanks indeed! David
Lillian Plus
11 23 17 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2019 2:36PM
always... practice makes for better images where photography is concerned
David you really have improved, as this image shows
10 Aug 2019 8:17PM
Thanks Lillian for your kind remarks! David
Mike_Smith Plus
13 756 2 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2019 10:56PM
As above plenty of practice, on saying that you still have a superb sharp capture
11 Aug 2019 8:37AM
Thanks Mike. David
12 Aug 2019 9:17PM
Excellent timed capture David..Lin
12 Aug 2019 9:23PM
Lin, It is very kind of you to make this comment. David

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