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© Keith Clarke
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h o v e r i n g

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

1000 Washington Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11225


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62 responses

  • Hector Ortiz

    Hector Ortiz said (13 Dec 2007):

    you're the master, no doubt...

  • Keith Clarke

    Keith Clarke said (13 Dec 2007):

    Hector, thank you for your comment. I spent 15 minutes or so shooting the same flower with bees and flies coming and going.

  • Steve Hogle

    Steve Hogle gave props (13 Dec 2007):

    Superb shot!

  • Karine Amiens

    Karine Amiens said (15 Dec 2007):

    Superb ! as usual...

  • Brian Simpson

    Brian Simpson said (20 Dec 2007):

    Absolutely perfect timing, i love the depth of field and the feeling it envokes.

  • Debbie Cannaday

    Debbie Cannaday said (9 Jan 2008):

    Absolutley amazing shot! Love it

  • Kyle Wilkins

    Kyle Wilkins gave props (15 Jan 2008):

    Good job

  • Engy Farahat

    Engy Farahat gave props (17 Jan 2008):

    Wow!! Awesome capture. amazing details & great DOF.

  • Richard Melanson

    Richard Melanson said (4 Feb 2008):

    Good God. This is one of the most amazing photographs I have ever seen. Great work.:)

  • Melissa Hearle

    Melissa Hearle gave props (3 Apr 2008):

    Amazing clarity on the wings ... a fav!

  • Joe Lowe

    Joe Lowe gave props (9 Apr 2008):

    great for the theme, voted

  • Belinda Berglof

    Belinda Berglof said (9 Apr 2008):

    Wow, that is simply amazing! I possibly would have ran.

  • Iso

    Iso gave props (10 Apr 2008):

    Just ... Beautiful !

  • Turki Al- Fassam

    Turki Al- Fassam gave props (10 Apr 2008):

    double fav here and flickr! voted

  • Joanna Magner

    Joanna Magner (Deleted) gave props (10 Apr 2008):


  • melanie scott

    melanie scott gave props (10 Apr 2008):

    i don't know how you managed to get this shot, but it's incredible!

  • marshall

    marshall gave props (10 Apr 2008):

    yeah, very nice. you must have a lot of patience. composition, color. wouldn't surprise me to see this published. excellent.

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (10 Apr 2008):

    Absolutely Amazing Capture !!!

  • Danny Monster

    Danny Monster gave props (11 Apr 2008):

    flight of the bumblebee

  • Audrey Kanekoa-Madrid

    Audrey Kanekoa-Madrid (Deleted) gave props (12 Apr 2008):

    WOW you! This is fantastic and the clarity is superb! Well done.

  • Jayashankar Perumal G

    Jayashankar Perumal G said (13 Apr 2008):

    WOW .. and amazing... don't have enough adjectives to describe the shot... dunno if the bee was stationery or moving...an incredible capture...

  • Andres Garcia-Prado

    Andres Garcia-Prado said (13 Apr 2008):


  • Ulitete Noris

    Ulitete Noris gave props (14 Apr 2008):


  • Nathan Nowack

    Nathan Nowack gave props (14 Apr 2008):

    Great shot! I need a better macro I think. :-)

  • Stephan Sachs

    Stephan Sachs gave props (15 Apr 2008):

    wonderful shot!

  • Keith Clarke

    Keith Clarke said (15 Apr 2008):

    Thank you all for commenting...

  • !catherine marie

    !catherine marie said (26 Apr 2008):

    good gods of war ~ this is sswweeetttt...

  • Nancy Brooks

    Nancy Brooks gave props (30 Apr 2008):

    Marvelous picture!

  • Amy Smith

    Amy Smith gave props (1 May 2008):

    What a great shot!!!

  • David Rocaberti

    David Rocaberti (Deleted) gave props (11 May 2008):

    This picture is simply great. Congratulations

  • Patricia Shanahan

    Patricia Shanahan gave props (13 May 2008):

    Stunning shot !

  • Courtney Brown

    Courtney Brown gave props (17 May 2008):

    Awesome photograph! I love the detail.

  • Wanagi Zable-Andrews

    Wanagi Zable-Andrews gave props (18 May 2008):

    wow excellent shot! love the composition

  • Caitlin Heath

    Caitlin Heath said (21 May 2008):

    is the bee preserved?

  • Georges Maroun

    Georges Maroun gave props (22 May 2008):

    Awesome...Great composition...

  • Chris Byrne

    Chris Byrne gave props (23 May 2008):


  • Victor Bezrukov

    Victor Bezrukov said (23 May 2008):

    super composition !

  • Jacqueline

    Jacqueline said (27 May 2008):

    This had better be in the magazine.

  • Keith Clarke

    Keith Clarke said (12 Jun 2008):

    I would like to thank you all for the lovely comments and making this image your favorite.

  • Vidyavati Chandan

    Vidyavati Chandan (Deleted) gave props (14 Jul 2008):


  • Adrienne Darnell

    Adrienne Darnell said (18 Jul 2008):

    wow this is brilliant

  • A X

    A X gave props (4 May 2009):


  • Donna Weston

    Donna Weston gave props (5 May 2009):

    absolutely gorgeous!

  • Kendra KirÅ¡onis

    Kendra Kiršonis said (5 May 2009):

    This detail is amazing

  • Amber Gregory

    Amber Gregory gave props (7 May 2009):


  • NiteRunner

    NiteRunner gave props (26 Feb 2010):

    wow that is so beautiful.......how on earth did you manage to get that shot?

  • sandeep mishra

    sandeep mishra gave props (29 Oct 2010):

    simply the best

  • Keith Clarke

    Keith Clarke said (31 Oct 2010):

    Sandeep, thank you.

  • Wendy A Perry

    Wendy A Perry gave props (4 Nov 2010):


  • Traci Cottingham

    Traci Cottingham gave props (5 Nov 2010):


  • Nicolette de Joncaire

    Nicolette de Joncaire   gave props (13 Nov 2010):

    Just fabulous

  • Amanda Downey

    Amanda Downey said (14 Nov 2010):

    Awesome, way awesome.

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (21 Nov 2010):

    All I can say is WOW!

  • Tommaso Altamura

    Tommaso Altamura (Deleted) gave props (29 Nov 2010):

    G R E A T !! my vote!!

  • Kellie Mogg

    Kellie Mogg said (21 Dec 2010):

    'voted'. That's fantastic.

  • Bryan Cole

    Bryan Cole gave props (26 Dec 2010):

    Amazing shot. Matches the theme perfectly

  • Keith Clarke

    Keith Clarke said (27 Dec 2010):

    Thank you all for commenting...

  • misha otaared

    misha otaared gave props (16 Jan 2011):

    gorgeous macro

  • J James

    J James gave props (27 Jan 2011):

    Simply AMAZINGGGG!

  • Antonello Incagnone

    Antonello Incagnone   said (22 Dec 2012):

    an absolute masterpiece!

  • Sofyan Almoayed

    Sofyan Almoayed gave props (15 Jan 2014):

    Absolutely beautiful. Well done.

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