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Coming in to land


Coming in to land
Photo Information
Copyright: Vicky Adams (Vicky) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 45 W: 0 N: 94] (468)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-05-26
Categories: Insects
Camera: Fuji Finepix S7000, Fujinon 6x zoom
Exposure: f/2.8, 1/800 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2005-06-23 16:47
Viewed: 3465
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This pollen loaded bee was just about to land on the flowers as I clicked and hoped for the best!!!

My shutter speed was not quick enough to capture the wings, but at least it's body is fairly clear.

I could not show any more of the left hand side, because what you see is what I got! No time for a good composition, just a click and hope! The leafy background puts it in context, I think.
Anyway, hope it looks okay.....

Cropped in Picasa2

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  • AndyB Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1366 W: 32 N: 1351] (3982)
  • [2005-06-23 19:46]

A nice capture Vicky,
Not easy to get at all.
Good sharpness and the composition isn't too bad,the bee is placed nicely within the frame.
I recently got one at 1/1000 and you still cant see the wings,its amazing how fast they can beat 'em!
Good work,well done.

TFS

Fantastic stop action. The pollen laden legs are evidence that this is a busy bee. Well done.

Hi Vicky

The bee is perfectly in focus and that's the main thing! Very difficult to get right, I've been trying!!

Well Done

Andy.

Hello Viky!
Wonderful action macro.Colors,lighting and composition are perfect.Excellent work!
Very well done!Thanks for sharing.

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