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bumble bee


bumble bee
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Copyright: Alison Hollier (ahollier) (11)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-02-08
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D 70, AF Micro 105mm f2.8
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/640 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2008-02-07 22:11
Viewed: 4008
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
a common bumble bee in my garden. not perfected yet but will keep trying.
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To joey: thanksahollier 1 02-08 11:40
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Looks like a good sharp shot to me, I like it.

Hi Alison,
good to see another post from you! :-D
This is a splendid photo of this pretty bumble-bee!
The colours are beautiful!
I think a better composition would be to crop the top and left side tighter. I did a workshop to show this.
Nevertheless this photo has great sharpness, superb clarity, a brilliant POV and decent DOF.
Keep them coming!
Cheers,
Joe

A lovely shot of this bee. I would suggest a crop from the left and the top to place the bee in a better position compositionally - I was going to do a workshop but I see Joe has already done exactly what I was going to do. :) He's done a great job of the workshop and no doubt you'll you see how a stronger composition and some slight sharpness and contrast adjustments make all the difference, turning a good shot into an excellent shot.
Well done.
TFS
Elizabeth

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