Summer bee

I hope you like this image I made this morning. I only have two fennel plants in my garden but they punch well above their weight when it comes to attracting insects. The only problem is that they are next to the house, giving me quite boring backgrounds of brick wall or white window frame. Time for some homemade textures.

I am horribly behind. It's just too much fun taking photos in the garden at the moment. I will try to do better!

  • Stefano Rugolo 3y

    stunning capture!!
  • Lens Wide-Open Photography (aka Joey) 3y

    Marvelous macro details!
  • VWSelburn 3y

    Just fabulous! Love the colour and bokeh!
  • Sue 3y

    Wonderful shot. I shouldn't worry about being behind. Just carry on taking beautiful photographs!
  • Nigel May 3y

    Wow!!! If this was for a medal in the Olympics it would sure to be Pure gold Rachael!!
  • Bloomingshots 3y

    Amazing focus and colour!!!!!
  • Christopher Goldsack 3y

    Another beauty!
  • Maryann's*****Fotos 3y

    Great! Love the golden glow!
  • DJHuber 3y

    I love bees. And honey. And summer. And this combines all three. Which is sweet.
  • Andy - nice and busy 3y

    Stupendous photo Rachael - so beautiful.
  • YYZDez 3y

    Beautiful work, Rachael. Love the nice warm golden tone. Hope you are doing well.
  • Evergreengirl 3y

    Beautiful! That's some pretty amazing texture work to create that glowing golden background and light and leave the bee so sharp and clear.
  • Jone 3y

    Amazing details and magically warm colours..
  • Mick 3y

    Lovely. lovely. lovely.
  • Paul Baggaley 3y

    Ok, this is awesome! You chose a perfect background, it tones perfectly with the fennel and looks like a bokehry extension of the plant itself! Faved!
  • Bharat Gurung 3y

    damn great shot amazing
  • Matt Pringle 3y

    Well it's about time i added something wonderfully colourful to my favourites. This is truly splendid, the colours are immense as is the light. Truly wonderful work Rachael, a real stunner.
  • Julian Robinson 3y

    An Olympic Bee! Beautiful as usual, and definitely the right colour.
  • MadameJulise 3y

    beautiful work! :)
  • Martin Turner 3y

    The colour is just perfect! I love this!
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Taken on July 31, 2012
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