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Taken yesterday late afternoon after a hard day reading in the garden, sitting next to the lavender bed.

While I was relaxing bees were at work.

(f14 1/60sec flash at 1/3)

Hoping you will enjoy this photo and leave a comment or critique.

many thanks for looking at my previous photos and your very nice comments.

Enjoy the sunshine while it lasts. Jean-NoŽl

Tags: Bee Garden Gloucestershire Close-up and macro Lavender Wildlife and nature

Voters: Badgerfred, User_Removed, stevebidmead and 31 more

Readers' Choice Awards are given to photos that get over 30 votes

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Badgerfred 15 39 Wales
19 Jun 2007 12:29PM
He certainly looks a busy bee JeanNoel,
webjam 18 292 11 Netherlands
19 Jun 2007 12:38PM
This is an image of summer - can almost smell the lavender and hear that bee humming...
User_Removed 18 386 2 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2007 12:38PM
Good capture. Smile
glazzaro 17 70 23 United States
19 Jun 2007 2:34PM
You did a good job of catching the detail and the light in the fine hairs, well taken! Spot on! Click!!!

paulxpaul 15 40 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2007 2:40PM
Great close up,Paul.
Herge88 15 40 6 England
19 Jun 2007 3:07PM
Lovely close up detail.

Best Matt
Hop-A-Long 15 52 1 England
19 Jun 2007 3:20PM
Excellent shot.
AlanBW 16 20 England
19 Jun 2007 3:43PM
Very good capture, love the dof here
mairit 15 1
20 Jun 2007 12:14AM
its a lovley image...great dof...beautiful you so much for your comments much appricated.....mairi
Brilane 16 5 12 Wales
20 Jun 2007 2:18AM
Nice shot, the subject stands out well from the bg.
HUMIE 15 2 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2007 5:17PM
Lovely colour and light JNC.
looboss 15 3.1k 7 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2007 8:51PM
That bee wasn't the only one working Smile

great shot! can almost smell the lavender Smile
tavm 15 31 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2007 9:02PM
Nice close up work
daffydill56 19 190 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2007 9:31PM
Very nice deatail here Jean, love the blue oof b/g too.

GlenD 15 United States
21 Jun 2007 10:29AM
Lovely, full of fluff....nice detail
dianah 16 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2007 6:21PM
This is beautiful Jean.I love lavender and this is a wonderful capture...including the bee!
Joline Plus
16 38 59 United States
21 Jun 2007 6:33PM
What a wonderful way to spend the day....very good for the soul. This image is the essence of summer, very nice.
norton 18 2 6 Jersey
21 Jun 2007 7:39PM
Great detail and colour,well captured.........

chrissd 17 304 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2007 5:39AM
nice capture
sandrish 19 36 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2007 10:08PM
Very well captured bee.

patsy88 15 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2007 11:21PM
Nice detail, busy bee..
GrahamBaines 15 39 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2007 10:03AM
Nice shot, well captured.

23 Jun 2007 1:19PM
Lovely & so glad to be #30 !!!
Barbaraj 15 450 England
24 Jun 2007 6:35PM
Great detail on plant and bee.
25 Jun 2007 12:09AM
Thank you for your comments. Really pleased you like this photo. Jean-NoŽl

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