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Lunch on the wing?

By MrsMad  
When visited Grosmont on Saturday, we we standing on the viewing platform waiting for the steam engine to start up. I was having a look around when I spotted the bees around these flowers. There was a slight breeze so my image is not quite as sharp as I would have liked it, however I was very pleased to get this bee making its way to the flower.
AP 5.6 which gave a shutter speed of 1/60th

Any comments/critique welcome.


Tags: Flowers General Flowers and plants Bees Grosmont Summer time Wildlife and nature

Voters: S_Boulding, jaspernina,

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digicammad 13 22.0k 39 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2007 8:02PM
Nicely timed shot, shame about that pesky wind. It always seems to blow when I take plant shots too.

Looks a little over-sharpened to me, check the hard lines around the flower edges. The colours and composition are good though.


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S_Boulding 9 72 England
3 Jul 2007 8:43PM
Nice one, love the action of the bumble bee. Must have been hard to get.
jaspernina 9 1.0k Wales
3 Jul 2007 9:12PM
Great capture, well timed.
MrsMad 9 24 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2007 10:37PM
Sarah/Stephen thanks for your comments.

Goggz 9 2.3k 72 Wales
6 Jul 2007 10:21PM
Damn that wind! I share your frustration Robbie! The number of times I've tried to get something like this....

I really like the composition. It makes the shot.
CHeers, Goggz
MrsMad 9 24 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2007 11:05PM
Thanks for your words of understanding Pete I will get it right one day.


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