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Koert 9 36 Netherlands
18 Feb 2009 6:07AM
She looks huge!
very nice set.


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Buffalo_Tom 11 2.3k 9 Wales
18 Feb 2009 6:07AM
You managed to get in close for these Carol.Number 3 is great.
iancam 9 23 England
18 Feb 2009 6:10AM
Five superbly detailed shots Carol.
Bob_V 10 1 2 United States
18 Feb 2009 6:10AM
Some stunning macro shots Carol, such marvelous color and detail, that certainly is one big Bee.
goso 11 2 1 Australia
18 Feb 2009 6:13AM
Excellent macro's Carol ....Bill
CherryMartin 10 10 United States
18 Feb 2009 6:21AM
5 fantastic captures.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
18 Feb 2009 6:27AM
5 Excellent shots. Super details in all of these. Lovely......Sandy
basu 10 India
18 Feb 2009 6:27AM
nice macro, good detail
viscostatic 11 36 5 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2009 7:15AM
Great detail Carol in versios 2 and 3 and I also like the angle and background of version 4.

BURNSIE 9 25 4 England
18 Feb 2009 7:15AM
Great close up work.
DolphinLady 12 54 1 Wales
18 Feb 2009 7:27AM
These are all derserving of standing on their own Carol.
If I have to choose one...& that's very hard....I think I'll go for V4, & that's because of the light on his wonderful wings.
The detail is amazing in each & everyone one of these fabulous shots.
Paul_R 9 5 2 England
18 Feb 2009 7:29AM
Do you find that bees tend to pay no attention to the watcher, I assume because like the photographer they are focused on one thing.
Great detail.
MRSbiscuit60 10 224 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2009 7:45AM
They are all wonderful, I can't chose. All worth a click. Trish
Ray42 10 3 England
18 Feb 2009 7:48AM
Super set of macros - good details and colours
Nice detail, lovely little bee, nice DOF.
18 Feb 2009 8:02AM
Lovely set Carol..... soon be Spring here!

STEVELIN 10 161 3 Ireland
18 Feb 2009 8:05AM
fantastic set carol.
18 Feb 2009 8:07AM
what lovely sunny shots . v2 my favourite as the bee looks so cudlee!
jayjay52 9 2 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2009 8:08AM
Versions 2 and 3 for me. Lovely clear shots. Well done.
MandsH 11 England
18 Feb 2009 8:11AM
Excellent s et of close up, he's a lovely fluffy one
piccy 12 8 Wales
18 Feb 2009 8:35AM
I've gone through these quite a few times, so difficult to choose a favourite but I think I've decided on v2. Excellent detail in all of them.
Steve_S Plus
12 181 3 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2009 8:38AM
Great set of images Carol
casson 12 3 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2009 9:10AM
~Wow, what a super set of close ups, V3 is superb.
Glad your connection is working now.
MickyMc 10 8 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2009 9:18AM
No 5 is definitely my favourite, probably because of the awesome blue sky.
Ayelet_A 9 11 3 Israel
18 Feb 2009 9:40AM
5 cracking shots Carol!!
Amazing details in all.

User_Removed Junior Member 11 16 England
18 Feb 2009 9:40AM
Wonderful colour and detail Carol. Really taken with V2!
18 Feb 2009 9:48AM
Gorgeous series, beautiful colours and sunny light. It's lovely to be reminded that maybe Spring is on its way here too.
teocali Plus
10 441 18 England
18 Feb 2009 9:50AM
Superb bee macro series Carol. Fantastic detail and colours in all, but for me V5 stands out as I love the wing movement and the terrific blue sky. We thankfully had a much milder day yesterday - actually did some gardening - clearing all the winter debris etc.
phil_j 12 134 4 England
18 Feb 2009 9:53AM
Fantastic close up detail, wonderful work.

leginR 10 England
18 Feb 2009 9:59AM
Fantastic macro's Carol.
videotec 9 8 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2009 10:00AM
Brilliant Macro Carol with great detail
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
18 Feb 2009 10:00AM
Fantastic Macros carol. You seem to have very big bumble Bees.
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2009 10:23AM
Superb! She has a good appetite after a long winter, so it seems,
Nettles 11 England
18 Feb 2009 10:28AM
Excellent detail and clarity, good shots.
18 Feb 2009 10:35AM
Amazing detailed shot.
They are amazing.
lyntonB 11 2 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2009 10:38AM
Superb macro work Carol, excellent detail and composition. V2 and V5 for me.

Silverzone 10 2 England
18 Feb 2009 10:42AM
Superb set of 'friends of the earth' nice to see them thriving. Sylvia
lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
18 Feb 2009 11:03AM
Great set. #2 and #3 are exceptional
joze 11 Slovenia
18 Feb 2009 11:07AM
Great shot but for me a little too dark. Screen blend mode in PS improve image a lot. I see little yellow cast too.
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
18 Feb 2009 11:26AM
Great details

crookymonsta Plus
10 837 10 England
18 Feb 2009 11:31AM
Super close ups with lots of detail. Glad to be catching up with everyone, although missing the hot weather in Thailand already! Sandra
Bodiewil 10 46 Wales
18 Feb 2009 11:31AM
Wonderful series Carol great colours and detail
BarbaraR 12 17 1 England
18 Feb 2009 11:46AM
Wow, super shots of that fine Bumble.
Particulary love the closest shot, V2.
Very well done Carol.
(hope your comp. plays nicely from now on !)

Stace Plus
10 2 2 England
18 Feb 2009 12:09PM
Top class macro work again Carol

Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
18 Feb 2009 12:32PM
Such wonderful pollinators of the garden, and quite friendly too. Nice shots.
greatdog 10 21 England
18 Feb 2009 12:36PM
Great shots Carol,nice colour and detail,Dane.
18 Feb 2009 1:10PM
Wonderful macros Carol.
PattiW 12 24 2 United States
18 Feb 2009 1:11PM
Excellent! Wow, you can even see the individual hairs (are they called hairs?) on his little body!
ray_paul 9 17 England
18 Feb 2009 1:21PM
another amazing set of images -ray
cjl47 10 4 3 England
18 Feb 2009 1:36PM
A brilliant set of shots.
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2009 1:55PM
absolutely the tops Carol ALL of them love the superb detail
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
18 Feb 2009 2:23PM
Fantastic details-- Astonishing pictures!
Wonderful work Carol!
fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
18 Feb 2009 2:57PM
I still marvel at the quality of image you get from your compact Carol. Top class macro images.

Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2009 2:57PM
AMAZING wow love them all esp v2 you are a star Grin
18 Feb 2009 2:57PM
A great set of macro shots with very good detail and presentations.

Jean x
18 Feb 2009 3:41PM
Great set if images, v2 and 5 for me.
cassiecat 9 39 46 England
18 Feb 2009 4:39PM

Quote:Versions 2 and 3 for me. Lovely clear shots. Well done.

i'm with jenny.lesley
RTDS 9 Cyprus
18 Feb 2009 5:07PM
Wow these are some excellent captures of this bumblebee.
Awsome deatils in all of them Carol.
18 Feb 2009 6:04PM
A very good set of close up carol, super photography.
madbilly 9 1 4 England
18 Feb 2009 6:19PM
what can I say Carol........oh I know...........WOW ! The detail and clarity on these shots are nothing less than superb.I've seen some cracking shots on this site but for clarity and detail These take the biscuit, well, I'll BUZZ off now. Keep up this level of photography and all the pro's will hate you, lol


Art2105 Plus
10 26 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2009 6:55PM
Superb shots. fantastic clarity from such a modest camera as good as many high priced slrs. Your skill with the camera shows through.

Really good.

betts 10 1 England
18 Feb 2009 6:58PM
Fantastic set Carol, excellent detail.
Scaramanga Plus
10 56 6 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2009 7:47PM
Stunning details and colours, fabulous series of this giant bee, love the last one.
A SUPERB series of 5 EXCELLENT photos. JNC
hellsbells8868 9 151 2 Wales
18 Feb 2009 8:18PM
Fabulous image, wonderful detail, gorgeous chunky chappie.
norton 14 6 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2009 8:21PM
Excellent captures Carol,superb set of close up images,well captured...................

exposure Plus
14 5.8k England
18 Feb 2009 9:16PM
A Beautiful set of detailed Images and presentations Carol
The wind is picking up here.
vandalp 10
18 Feb 2009 10:01PM
Great shots Carol, glad computer seems to be ok now.
sneal 10 5 7 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2009 10:12PM
Superb shots Carol, excellent detail in them all.
Steve (think I need some more macro practice!)
derekv 10 3 England
18 Feb 2009 10:46PM
Fantastic series, Carol, wonderful detail in each, if I was asked for a favourite it would be No. 2.
Gezina 11 3 6 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2009 10:36AM
Great series of macro shots outstanding detail especially in V2 Ina
19 Feb 2009 11:14AM
outstanding work
19 Feb 2009 6:26PM
Carol, these captures are absolutely brilliant....wish I could give you a vote for each of them, but as I can't...v3 gets it!
19 Feb 2009 6:33PM
Carol,fantastic captures.
piccy 12 8 Wales
20 Feb 2009 8:56AM
I do like these, beautiful shots.
That is fabulous
Natzdad 9 29 2 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2009 6:55PM
in v4 and v5 you realy capture the size of this bee,nice set of shots ..........Mick
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
23 Feb 2009 10:39PM
A fantastic set of shots of this big bumble, he certainly is a whopper! The colours and detail are glorious in all. I saw the first two honeybees of the year on my visit to the Roccoco gardens last week.

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