SUMMER BEES IN A DORSET GARDEN (2) Published on August 13, 2015August 13, 2015 by Rolling Harbour RED-TAILED BUMBLEBEES (BOMBUS LAPIDARIUS) Classic view, feeding on hyssop This bee has a fair-sized mite on its back A frankly rather indelicate shot – somehow the light produced this extraordinary colouring of the ‘tail’ Share this:Click to email a link to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related
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I love these shots!
That’s very good to hear! I very nearly suppressed the bottom one on the grounds of… too much bottom. But the colour was astonishing after I’d downloaded it. Unexpected. Modern photography. ‘Designed to provoke a reaction in the beholder’, as art gallery blurbs sometimes insist. RH
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Gorgeous. I try to take photos of the many bees visiting my garden, but rarely get ones as good as these!
Well I don’t know, I recall some pretty spectacular close-up shots from the days when you posted regularly… I’m guessing you’ve got busy these days! RH