Thursday, 22 March 2012

Small wonders

With spring just a day old there was a wonderful feel to the light and the weather today; hopefully a sign of fabulous days to come. Unfortunately, I was tied to my desk most of the day – just a few moments as the sun dropped in the sky to capture this gorgeous Red-tailed Bumblebee and humble Ladybird.

Canon 1Ds MkII, Canon 100mm L-series prime macro lens, 1/400th sec, f/4.5, ISO 800

Canon 1Ds MkII, Canon 100mm L-series prime macro lens, 1/400th sec, f/2.8, ISO 800

5 comments:

  1. Simply fabulous, the detail is stunning.

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  2. Outstanding Macro Photography,brilliant detail Tim.
    John.

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  3. Lovely! What blossom is the Bee on Tim, do you know?

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  4. Hi Toffeeapple. The bush is a Mahonia. It's always the first to flower in the garden and its sweet, honey-flavoured scent never fails to attract the first bumblebees. Hope that helps – Tim

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  5. It does indeed, thank you. Ours flowers in winter so I assumed that they all did. Apparently, the black fruits are edible - not that I have ever tried them.

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