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Honey bee

Honey bee
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Copyright: Roma Januchowska (romuszka) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 233 W: 9 N: 352] (2263)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-07-13
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 450D, Canon Zoom Lens EF-S 18-55mm 1:3,5-5,6
Exposure: f/7.0, 1/320 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-06-11 23:54
Viewed: 3478
Points: 26
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [Polish]
Western honey bee /Apis mellifera//

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Apidae
Genus: Apis
Species: Apis mellifera

A bee is undoubtedly one of the best known insects of the world. Bee is known of the fact it produces honey, beeswax and propolis, and that it can sting painfully. Although not just a bee stings, but only it, stinging, commits suicide. Construction of the stinger looks like a fishing hook. Having not one, or several, but actually a whole bunch of these small hooks makes it, once stung into the body of warm-blooded animals, not removable from it, because hooks prevent this. Bee, however, instinctively tries to take them out. As a result, it almost rips its intestines, which are connected to the sting. This is fatal for her. This system works only for honeybees. Wasp-like, ant-like, or even bumblebees, which form the order of bees, have the smooth sting, without hooks, so they can use it repeatedly without injury.

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2012-06-12 0:25]

Witaj Roma,
Nice capture of a Solitary Bee (Andrena sp).
Excellent sharpness, natuural colours and composition with the Leguminosae flowers.
Thanks and best regards,

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2012-06-12 0:44]

Good image of this bee collecting pollen of these beautiful flowers. tfs.

Good morning Roma
Excellent macro.Very elegant and beautiful composition.Wonderful colours and light and excellent sharpness.Thank You.
Have a good day!
Kind regards

Super fotka, jak zawsze.

Ciao Roma, lovely busy bee on nice flower, fantastic colors, fine details and slendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2012-06-12 8:12]

Hi Roma,not only a bee pic but a magnificent composition too whit these beautiful purple flowers,great details everywhere and super sharpness too,i like it! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

Hello Roma
Beautiful photo with very good composition, wonderful colours and good sharpness.

Witaj Roma,
bardzo ladne makro. Super kolory. Bardzo dobra ostrosc. Ladna kompozycja.
Udanego wieczoru,

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2012-06-12 10:21]

Hallo Roma.
Piekny owad z fantastyczna pszczola na bardzo ladnym kwiatku.Doskonala ostrosc ,idealna kolorystyka.Podoba sie.Pozdrawiam Siggi

Hallo Roma
This is beautiful. I like the lively pink colour of the flowers very much. It reminds me of spring, joy, sunshine and lots of happiness. I am sure this bee had a ball of a time, enjoying lots of nectar from the flowers to enjoy. Best regards.

Witaj Roma,
miło oglądać tak piękną makrofotografie. Kompozycja, kolory, ostrość, tło, wszystkie elementy bardzo dobre. Świetny portert pszczoły.
Pozdrowienia - Sławek

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2012-06-16 10:35]

Hello Roma,
I've missed this beauty.
Great sharp detailed photo of this bee in splendid light and very beautiful colours in combination with the flower. Taken from a very good POV. Fine composition.

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2012-06-20 22:17]

Hi Roma.
Your shot is full of lovely lights and delicate colours. You managed to reproduce flowers and cute visitor with excellent details. Exposure of the image and reproduction of light and dark objects are excellent. My compliments and best regards.

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