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A Bee with a mission

By Steveh550
Thanks to everyone who voted and commented on my attempts at close up/macro using a borrowed 100mm Canon Macro Lens. I think this one was more luck than judgement!

Tags: Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: CaroleS, User_Removed, claireh2101 and 9 more

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User_Removed 8 48 1 United Kingdom
25 Mar 2012 8:46AM
Super macro image.

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25 Mar 2012 8:47AM
Fantastic shot with great clarity, well done!!Smile
Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
25 Mar 2012 9:20AM

Quote:I think this one was more luck than judgement!

Part and parcel of macro photography I think, although it could be applied to any kind of photography really. Could have done with just a slightly smaller aperture to have helped in keeping everything if focus. But the focus is sharp where it matters on the eye's and proboscis. A valiant attempt indeed and one I'd certainly be happy with....

gloccy 7 Scotland
25 Mar 2012 10:27AM
Excellent capture. I think the shallow DOF helps this image as it makes the Bee stand out which is the main subject of this shot. Well done!


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