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    1. eyeore2710 108 months ago | reply

      Wow, this must be one hungry bumblebee (I love the English name,it imitates the rasping noise they make during flight so perfectly.) with "saddle bags" this full it will have been a lavish picnic for sure!
      Just imagine how many more flowers this hard working little thing must have pollinated to look like this, good for you if the photo was taken in your garden.
      Everybody commenting before is right of course: this is a stunning capture, a real "action" shot and I`m genuinely surprised at the details visible on the bumblebee`s body - especially the yellow hairy part and the legs, even more so since this is an in flight macro. Very nice!

    2. Alex103 108 months ago | reply

      Awesome macro, well done.

    3. VickyTH 108 months ago | reply

      Excellent catch! Talk about bee-ing in the right place at the right time!

    4. Lynn_L 108 months ago | reply

      drunk with pollen!

    5. Tut99 (Roger) 108 months ago | reply

      Unbelievable! A real stinger.
      I really like your animal photo!
      You are invited to post this photo to "Spectacular Animals, invite only"
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    6. Steve took it 108 months ago | reply

      Thanks all! Finally got a bumblebee to cooperate!

      Roger - I really appreciate the nomination to spectacular animals - thanks!

    7. Doxieone 108 months ago | reply


      My husband has about 7 bee hives in our back yard. He would love to get a photo of any kind of bee... yours' is great.

      World through my eyes

    8. kaycatt* 108 months ago | reply

      Great shot! Wonderful color!

    9. sterestherster 108 months ago | reply

      Wow, the movement of the wings is so cool! It is almost like he has problems flying with the heavy load.

    10. The Milkman's Daughter [deleted] 108 months ago | reply

      Wowza! What a load! Fantastic catch.

    11. Harriet Picturebug 108 months ago | reply

      WIDELOAD!! Absolutely awesome shot Steve! All your photos are just unbelievable! (Nature Scenes)

    12. jcowboy 108 months ago | reply

      AWEMAZING, Steve!

    13. Dr Tao 108 months ago | reply

      WOW! Splendid! Hope, to see it soon in the "Guten tag" group!

    14. *Agnes 107 months ago | reply

      Amazing photo

    15. Maki_C30D 107 months ago | reply

      great capture!

    16. David Lev 106 months ago | reply

      Great capture indeed!

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