FORAGING BEE ' HOVERING' AROUND
|Copyright: Nitin Jawale (NitinJawale)
|Date Taken: 2012-01-15|
|Camera: Cannon EOS 550D, 70-300 tamron|
|Exposure: f/2.8, 1/160 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2012-01-15 3:39|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|SOME KIND OF A HOVERFLY, I THOUGHT INITIALLY, BUT MY ENTOMOLOGIST FREIND HELPED IDENTIFY IT AS A FORAGING BEE. I TRIED CAPTURING IT IN 1/3200 AND GOT SOME GOOD RESULT, BUT SOMEHOW AT 1/200 THIS SHOT PROVED TO BE BETTER THAN THAT A HIGH SHUTTER SPEED.( THANKS TO DR. K.RAMESH FOR IDENTIFICATION)|
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- [2012-01-15 4:09]
Perfect shot of flying hoverfly and very good moment captured.
Nice colours with excellent detail.
Nitin, this is a kind of Bee, maybe a Bumble Bee, and not a Hoverfly. Hoverflies have no antennae.
Nevertheless. you have achieved this task very well and that too at 1/160. The flower in the corner of the frame makes the capture very ornate.
This is a very nice capture with nice composition. The sharpness is great.
Probably this is Amegilla cingulata, commonly known as the blue-banded bee; it belongs to the Anthophoridae family of insects. (for more information, can go to this link< http://www.treknature.com/viewphotos.php?l=3&p=246614>
A beautiful composition, a very nice combination of colour and insect.
Very good detail, considering the low speed.
this is fantastic...my favorite today!! go figure!! 1/200 i will have to try this :0) GREAT JOB!
Great macro Nitin! Excellent composition and fantastic colors. The sharpness on the small flying bee is impressive!