Views 280 Unique 125
Vote 66
Award Shortlist   

Comments


cats_123 Plus
15 4.9k 29 Northern Ireland
20 Jun 2011 1:06PM
wonderful backlight and the bee is just perfectly placed Smile

perhaps clone out the stalk on the LH side?

Join ePHOTOzine for free and remove these adverts.

20 Jun 2011 1:18PM
Absolutely stunning!! i love the texture of the poppies, and great timing indeed

Regards

Paul
MrGoatsmilk 11 1.5k England
20 Jun 2011 1:26PM
You should get at least an EC for this
gingerdelight 13 298 11 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2011 1:26PM
Wow, fantastic timing Pete, and what a stunning image! Really well done, and it captures Summer (when the sun shines!).
Carol
Daisymaye 11 23 16 Canada
20 Jun 2011 1:51PM
A real summertime image Pete. Excellent............Sandy
EMJAYCEE Plus
10 10 10 England
20 Jun 2011 2:02PM
Excelllent timing - good work and patience.
Joan.
wonkers 10 2 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2011 2:08PM
Superb image, timed to perfection.

Jill
20 Jun 2011 2:23PM
Love the way the sky backlight, gives these poppies such a tissue paper quality. Got the bee just right.
20 Jun 2011 2:31PM
Love the colour and the light. The bee is just perfect Smile
rontear Plus
16 21 8 England
20 Jun 2011 4:16PM
Perfect Pete, excellent image/timing and exposure !! Ron.
SlowSong Plus
11 8.5k 30 England
20 Jun 2011 5:07PM
The light has given the petals a papery look which makes them look very thin and vulnerable. And well done that bee.
Mari 16 1.8k United Kingdom
20 Jun 2011 5:25PM
Love that blue against the pink, can just see you lying flat amongst the poppies waiting for a bee to come along!!

Mari
pluckyfilly 13 351 33 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2011 6:59PM
excellent and great pov to
AshTree 10 1.7k 6 England
20 Jun 2011 8:47PM
Fabulous shot, your patience was well rewarded here! The lighting is gorgeous through those delicate pink petals, showing their detail to perfection. And what a lovely, co-operative little bee Wink.
Theresa
20 Jun 2011 9:44PM
Yes, stunning piece of work by bee and Pete. Love the sky and clouds too.
jakflasch 12 1 United States
21 Jun 2011 3:28AM
wonderful perspective!
21 Jun 2011 9:26AM
Brilliant timing and composition, the light through the poppies is wonderful and the blue sky is a reminder of something we used to get here. The Pentax was one the first 35mm reflex cameras I ever had, s1a as I recall then a SV later. They're great cameras that deserve some of the sales that Canon & Nikon trap.

Dougie
AnneWorner 12 620 43 United States
21 Jun 2011 2:39PM
Really like the pov - the sun shining through the petals showing the anthers - the motion on the bee's wings........yeah, summer Smile
Pete Plus
18 18.8k 97 England
21 Jun 2011 5:37PM
Thanks all Smile

Quote:The Pentax was one the first 35mm reflex cameras I ever had, s1a


That was the first SLR I ever used too Dougie Smile
22 Jun 2011 5:02AM
great timing, great idea and composition. but i find myself disappointed with the colour of the poppies. and that ain't your fault !
Pete Plus
18 18.8k 97 England
22 Jun 2011 11:54AM

Quote:disappointed with the colour of the poppies

They're not the red variety if that's what's disappointing - these ones are pink.
23 Jun 2011 4:54AM
ah! now it makes sense !!
John_Horner 14 12 2 England
23 Jun 2011 1:55PM
A great image and a lovely change from the norm poppy shot. Well done.

John
Dave_Holdham 10 4 1 Wales
28 Jun 2011 10:16PM
Wonderful colourful scene and great pov. Smile
mattmatic 15 598
30 Jun 2011 3:56PM
Great timing! Grin
30 Jun 2011 11:27PM
A great capture
9 Feb 2012 10:38AM
Beautiful!!!

Sign In

You must be a member to leave a comment.

ePHOTOzine, the web's friendliest photography community.

Join For Free

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.