Nectar Collector 11 - Lilac Blooms

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© Heather Mellon
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UploadedJune 13, 2010
TakenJanuary 1, 2000
Exposure1/500 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length49 mm
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I love to capture eye shots of these incredible little critters and this fellow was most obliging.. Am not certain if this is a honey bee or a type of wasp. Can anyone confirm?

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  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (14 Jun 2010):

    Beautiful macro! Well done.

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (14 Jun 2010):

    It looks like a honeybee to me! What a gorgeous macro!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (14 Jun 2010):

    Thanks! .. and Welcome back Judy, glad to see you here again!!

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) said (14 Jun 2010):

    An outstanding macro shot! Wonderful colors and DOF...

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (14 Jun 2010):

    Lilacs are a fav of mine. Yes, I too think its a bee. :-)

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (26 Jun 2010):


  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (5 Feb 2011):

    This is beautiful....It is wonderful to look at lilacs this time of the year and the honeybee is cute too. Great job!

  • je suis moi

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