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Bumble Bee covered in Pollen

By brian1208
Shot on Monday at Rodmarton Manor in the Cotswolds using my Panasonic 35-100 f2.8 then cropped like mad (guess who forgot to take his macro lens Grin )

It was lovely to see this Bumble so busy gathering pollen, as sign that Spring is definitely just around the corner.

The Droneflies were showing as well, so I've attached one of the as a version

I was surprised just how well the EM-1 + 35-100 captured the detail (not as well as my macro but worth doing all the same)

Tags: Hoverfly Crocus Pollen Close-up and macro Moss Bumble bee Snow drops Wildlife and nature UYE

Voters: morpheus1955, Badgerfred, Mollycat and 15 more

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Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2014 11:53AM
Excellent pictures Brian. Great detail and lovely colours. Hope we see more bumbles this year.
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26 Feb 2014 11:56AM
Super pollen covered Bee imagesGrin
26 Feb 2014 12:11PM
Great set Brian,
Alan
dark_lord Plus
12 1.8k 325 England
26 Feb 2014 7:19PM
Amazing to see it covered in that much pollen.
brian1208 Plus
13 11.1k 12 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2014 11:15PM
thanks for the votes, comments and my Award Smile

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