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Bumble bee and the flower [EXPLORE]

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I took this photo with my Nikon D7000, which I love -- here is a link to a D7000 through my Amazon store.

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Shutter: 1/500
Aperture: f/2
Focal Length: 35 mm
ISO: 250

It is a MYTH that bumble bees cannot sting you. According to Wikipedia, which is almost always right, they can not only sting you, but their stinger lacks a barb like the honeybee has, so it can sting you multiple times.

The flower is called the echinacea, and flowers like this are where they get the active ingredients for the herbal medicine called "echinacea" that supposedly boosts your immune system and helps you fight off colds and things like that.

Highest position on EXPLORE: 92. (Ten hours after posting, this photograph is by far my most popular picture.)

rosemarie-α в в у, ~mimo~, and 348 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. jacilluch 16 months ago | reply

    El jueves es el dia de las fl✿res en flickr ¸.•*¨¨*•.¸ ¸.•*¨¨*•.¸
    Thursday is fl✿wers day on flick¸.•*¨¨*•.¸ ¸.•*¨¨*•.¸
    Happy Quinta Feira ♥ !!!!!!!!!!

  2. juliachocis 15 months ago | reply


  3. Kawser Mahmud 15 months ago | reply

    Awesome macro..!!!!

  4. A@die 13 months ago | reply

    This photo is a good sample in the flickr. It is awarded the flickr Clickx Award!
    flickr clickx by Adil Mehmood
    flickr Clickx (post1 – award 5)
    Please consider posting this photo into this group.

  5. Trotamundo1 13 months ago | reply

    Excellent colours!

  6. Light ᶤˢ ᵒᶠᶠ [deleted] 12 months ago | reply

    ..faved already...

    I knew, you had a bee macro somewhere hidden...

  7. Kat~Morgan 12 months ago | reply

    This is an amazing nature image
    Please consider posting your image to our 7 level award group


    Please keep in mind before posting your image to the group , we are an award group
    Award 4 others immediately when posting an image to the group.
    Thank you
    Seen on the nikon d7000 camera finder. ( ?² )

  8. STITCH100 11 months ago | reply

    a great shot with great colour as well
    please feel free to vist my gallery i have some bee shot on my galleery thanks for the vist
    mr st.

  9. baarrg 11 months ago | reply


  10. Calvio 11 months ago | reply

    Esta Gran Foto ha Sido Vista en el grupo:


    Si recibes mas de 4 Awards / If you Receive 4+ Awards
    Click Here
    Ya eres Merecedor de estar en / Your deserve to be in
    Lo Mejor de Vivo por la Fotografia

  11. jocas correia 11 months ago | reply

    Beautiful photo , nice macro :-)
    D7000 is a great DSLR machine , take good photos.

  12. Samuel Charles 9 months ago | reply

    Hey..This is an awesome click . You are invited to upload this image in the Tallenge Photography Contest on the Tallenge website !!!
    All the best ,

  13. Fabricio Renato 9 months ago | reply

    um dia ainda quero tirar uma foto tão linda quanto a sua ,ficou demais ,parabens

  14. Luís Henrique Boucault 8 months ago | reply

    Very nice shot! Well done!

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