04.14.2012: Taking snaps in bee territory

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    I spent over 30 minutes in a patch of lavender taking snaps of all the bees. One of my favorites from the bunch... I often come into close contact with these buzzers but luckily, I have never been stung (knock on wood). ;)

    peggyhr, cj jenkins, and gm 74 added this photo to their favorites.

    1. cj jenkins 24 months ago | reply

      incredible mid-air capture, Jay!
      brilliant shot!

    2. slackPacket 24 months ago | reply

      What an amazing shot....in flight detail no less.
      I can't believe you have never been stung. I get stung at least four times a year cycling.

    3. The Shutterbug Eye™ 24 months ago | reply

      Beautiful and amazing capture!
      I was stung by your beautiful bee photo..
      As seen in the Bees,bees,bees! group.

      Bees, Bees, Bees!

    4. charmedoneX 24 months ago | reply

      Super close up, J! It kinda looks angry too eek! I'm also knocking on wood for ya..can't believe you braved it enough to spend time among all the bees..I just have to HEAR one and I bounce outta there!

    5. NeilPas 24 months ago | reply

      Fantastic clarity in this close up Jay! and WOW, my first sighting of a Mark III =D

    6. LeadingEdgePhotography [deleted] 24 months ago | reply

      Damn!
      This is superb... Such sharpness, such a great shot!!

    7. muffinn 24 months ago | reply

      This photo is a good sample in the flickr. It is awarded the flickr Award!

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    8. jdaverth 24 months ago | reply

      Wonderful -- though I tend to stay far, far away fron bee territory!

    9. chesterr 24 months ago | reply

      the way he's hovering is fantastic Jay - and I noticed (even before Neil mentioned it) that you've got a new toy. Good on you - deeply jealous :-) Can't say I get stung often, but I do swallow insects running.

    10. edenmatt 24 months ago | reply

      excellent - I really haven't got the patience, but looking at this I should give it a go!

    11. RobertDennis 24 months ago | reply

      It was worth the time. Gorgeous shot!

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