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Michael this is just excellent. Do you think they were fighting over who got to feast on the purple pompoms or where they sharing? Wonderful composition and as usual great framing.
8 Jul 2008 5:27am
@Marion: I think sharing. Thanks for the fun comment, Marion.
Looks busy day for this predators!! great DoF and lovely bright colours! nicely done indeed!
8 Jul 2008 6:14am
@saeed: Thank you very much, Saeed.
A perfect macro for me
8 Jul 2008 6:23am
@Marie Le Corre: Thank you very much, Marie.
a wonderful macro Michael! such beautiful color and clear detail on the bees -- and as a bonus: 2 for the price of 1! :)
8 Jul 2008 6:29am
@dj.tigersprout: Yes, the bees were all around these flowers. I'm glad it turned out as well as it did with the bees buzzing around my ears and our dog tugging at his leash as I tried to focus. Thanks, Jaycee.
very sharp and vivid macro, great details
8 Jul 2008 7:39am
@eddy: Thanks very much, Eddy.
Wow. What colors and details. Perfect for biology class :-)
8 Jul 2008 8:06am
@Shun: You are right. Thanks, Mirko.
Terrific Michael, it's an excellent macro of the busy bees gathering pollen.
8 Jul 2008 8:35am
@Observing: Thanks very much, Mike.
Such a good macro. The dof covering both the flower and the bees.
8 Jul 2008 9:31am
@António Pires: Thank you very much, António.
Impressive feeding moment.
8 Jul 2008 9:53am
@Ana Lúcia: Very much so. Thank you, Ana Lúcia.
Fantastic. Perfect Macro. Excelent work.
8 Jul 2008 10:17am
@Rui Silva: Thank you, Rui.
Wow, wonderful... enjoy very much the contrast in colours and textures!!
8 Jul 2008 10:20am
@hugo poon: Thank you, Hugo. I appreciate that.
8 Jul 2008 10:31am
@Stefan: Thank you, Stefan.
Cool shot .. Great macro with nice colors .. well done !
thank you , michael !
8 Jul 2008 11:12am
@Helma: Thank you very much, Helma.
Gotta love that title! I love the colours.
8 Jul 2008 11:17am
@Margie: A kinda 50s monster movie title. Thanks, Margie.
You got yourself right up close and personal with those "predators" to get this macro shot.
It's truly beautiful!
8 Jul 2008 11:30am
@Judy: Thanks very much, Judy.
First I OOOOed and AAAAAed then I burst out laughing, Purple Pompom Predators....too, too good, oh and it's gorgeous too ;) fantastic macro well deserving of a goofy, happy, colourful title
8 Jul 2008 11:46am
@Lorraine: Glad you had a laugh at the title, Lorraine. It sounded better than A coupla bees on clover.
lol, A brilliant title to accompany this stunning macro shot, the colour of the flower and the details of the bees and petals, are quite breathtaking.
8 Jul 2008 12:04pm
@MaryB: Thanks so much, Mary.
Ayayyai!!!! What a capture!!!!! Excellent! So crisp and shiny!Amazing colours and details! The furry predators look handsome!And.....a most inspired title! My friend, you're getting better by the day! Your latest postings have been great revelations!
8 Jul 2008 12:07pm
@Japanalia: Couldn't ask for a better comment. Thanks so much, Gabriela.
What an excelent macro Michael! The DOF, colors, just great!
8 Jul 2008 3:15pm
@Thomas Griffioen: Thank you very much, Thomas.
That is teamwork.
Excellent work, Michael. I love the colours and the low pov.
8 Jul 2008 3:36pm
@Michael Rawluk: Thank you very much, Michael.
Beautiful picture Michael, the bees look pleased with their work so far.
8 Jul 2008 3:56pm
@Sammi: I think they are too. thank you, Sammi.
great colors and framing
8 Jul 2008 4:03pm
@yiannis krikis: Thank you, Yiannis.
what more can i say...
8 Jul 2008 4:50pm
@the lightwriter: Thanks for commenting, Lightwriter.
Wonderful macro with more details ! Bravo !
8 Jul 2008 5:02pm
@Vink: Many thanks, Vink.
So much action in the photo that I wonder whats going on on the other end. Well done.
8 Jul 2008 6:23pm
@Ras: I know what you mean. I needed the other side. Thanks, Ras.
love the color and the bees... great composition...
8 Jul 2008 6:28pm
@MJ: Thank you, MJ.
Beautiful detail on this macro capture! And an interesting flower to boot!
8 Jul 2008 6:57pm
@Steven: Thank you, Steven.
A beautiful composition of color and creativity ... incredible detail!
8 Jul 2008 8:07pm
@Ron: Thank you very much, Ron.
Love this shot!!!
8 Jul 2008 8:12pm
@Craig: Thank you, Craig.
This is terrific Michael. Excellent composition!
8 Jul 2008 8:21pm
@standley: Thank you very much, Richard.
Great macro, Michael. Such detail you were able to capture. Well done!
8 Jul 2008 10:17pm
@Tracey: Thank you very much, Tracey.
Haha! Great title and image! At least you have bees, ours are almost extinct due to various diseases.
8 Jul 2008 10:42pm
@MadScientist: I heard about that problem and a beekeeper here told me there were some bee deaths. Thanks, MS.
Fantastic title, excellent details! Great macro, Michael! Bravo!
9 Jul 2008 1:28am
@Betty: Many thanks, Betty.
Oh wow! That's amazing that you got in this close! Wonderful detail and colour!
9 Jul 2008 11:36am
@Koushiro~光子郎: Close, but there were other bees lurking about my ears. Thank you, Koushiro.
This is the best bee and flower shot ever.
14 Jul 2008 9:51pm
@Steve: Thanks for the really generous comment, Steve.
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