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Loose on Lavender 2

Posted by
Michael Skorulski (Toronto, Canada) on 12 July 2018 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

A large but harmless Carpenter Bee.

Canon EOS 60D 1/400 second F/5.6 ISO 100 113 mm

yoshimiparis from France

happy breakfast

12 Jul 2018 5:29am

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Beautiful Carpenter bee. I love her blue wings

12 Jul 2018 5:49am

Lalena from Barcelona, Spain

Excel·lent capture. Lovely blue wings.

12 Jul 2018 5:53am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Un joli camaïeu

12 Jul 2018 6:01am

@jpla: Merci, jpla.

Anna Cherer from LA ROCHELLE, France

Beautiful colors and textures !

12 Jul 2018 6:12am

dobbino from Cape Town, South Africa

Love the selective focusing!

12 Jul 2018 6:57am

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Oh!! good picture.

12 Jul 2018 7:27am

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

such pretty blue wings, what a fine image!

12 Jul 2018 7:34am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

C'est très beau !!

12 Jul 2018 8:24am

Gérard Flayol from Allauch, France

Assorted color with the lavander !

12 Jul 2018 8:50am

badtgv from provence, France

top 5*

12 Jul 2018 9:29am

@badtgv: Merci, badtgv.

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful capture and composition.

12 Jul 2018 9:44am

Devi from Chennai, India

Love that metallic hue...sheen on the wings !!
A perfect catch of the bee and blossoms !!!!

12 Jul 2018 9:53am

@Devi: Thank you, Devi.

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

Excellent color. A very good composition. 5*

12 Jul 2018 9:59am

@Shaun: Thank you, Shaun.

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Stunning macro in beautiful colors.

12 Jul 2018 10:48am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

He compliments the lavender nicely. Well caught

12 Jul 2018 11:27am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Fantastic !!

12 Jul 2018 11:39am

Maria-Lina from Brownsburg Chatham, Canada

Wow superbe, magnifique! Bise, bon jeudi tout doux!

12 Jul 2018 11:51am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Gorgeous capture with such a beautiful iridescence in the wings!!

12 Jul 2018 12:07pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Stunning light and color

12 Jul 2018 1:45pm

@Ruthiebear: Thank you, Ruthie.

Don from Spokane, United States

An excellent close up of this visitor and a pretty flower.

12 Jul 2018 2:46pm

@Don: Thank you, Don.

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Wow, beautiful!

12 Jul 2018 4:07pm

kerrfoa from Rennes, France

Superbes ces ailes .

12 Jul 2018 4:30pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

belle,superbe le fond

12 Jul 2018 5:22pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

I like the blue wings of this carpenter bee, very nicely captured so.

12 Jul 2018 6:57pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

we have lavender just like that in our newest flower bed

we love how it attracts bees

nicely done

12 Jul 2018 7:22pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

I love the blue wings on this large beast.

12 Jul 2018 9:13pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

This is a magnificent macro image. Wonderful detail and color! Having the bee right on the tip of the lavender is perfection!

12 Jul 2018 9:33pm

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Good capture.

13 Jul 2018 2:31am

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Canon EOS 60D
1/400 second
ISO 100
113 mm