This weekend i study Jaap technique, and try. For me Carper . It's the macro king and see his work help me a lot. This is my tribute to him.
The photo was take in São Pedro de Moel. I had to turn off the auto focus and wait :) .
Edit work: auto levels, unsharp, corp, resize and neatimge.
I hope you like.
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Midnight_sun (1941) 2004-03-29 3:37
Its a great macro shot, the bee is really busy getting that nectar, and i like how you have cropped it so that the petals fill the background. Very well captured, great shot.
zto (292) 2004-03-29 3:43
Beautifull Rafa and a very nice tribute to Jaap. The details are really nice. The bumble bee seem to have been bathing in that flower, all covered in pollen :).
papagolf21 (83978) 2004-03-29 3:52
Elle ne perd pas de temps l'abeille, pour butiner elle butine !
Cela fait plaisir à voir, on voit que l'hiver a été long pour l'abeille !
Très bien fait Rafaël. Photo difficile à réaliser.
It does not lose time the bee, for butiner it butine! That given pleasure to see, one sees that the winter was long for the bee! Very well done Rafaël. Photograph difficult to realize. I like much.
cecile (4193) 2004-03-29 4:14
les détails sont superbes et la posture de l'abeille est superbe!
robbertjan (2906) 2004-03-29 4:19
Hi Rafael wow can at be closer. What a great macro. So incredible sharp. I can count the hairs of the insect. Good job!!
jhonny_blue (4956) 2004-03-29 4:25
Bela macro Rafa ! A abelha parece até estar em apuros enfiada como está na flor !
Belo detalhe e ótimas cores...
Como sempre, parabéns !
lost (694) 2004-03-29 4:43
Grande macro..gosto mm mt..parabéns.
carper (96) 2004-03-29 4:44
I feel much honour Rafael, I thank you for that,
You have made a good macro photo, it's only a shame that you only see the back of the bee, whatever, I just like it, thank you.
luis_paulino (904) 2004-03-29 5:36
Apesar de ser um bocado diferente do que nos tens habituado a ver, esta foto esta muito boa - bastante detalhada.
nwoehnl (122) 2004-03-29 6:17
There's one busy bee, Rafa. It looks like it is literally diving into the center of the flower to take a splash bath. Fine cropping with the petals forming a kind of "crown" around the hard-working insect. Well done, and a nice tribute to Jaap.
jhm (136580) 2004-03-29 6:26
Its a great macro shot Rafael, the details are really nice. The bumble bee seem to have been bathing in that flower, thanks for everything.
Rafael your picture is maybe little bit small 615x395 !!! for more detail 800x...
Riz (0) 2004-03-29 7:50
well done Rafa- messy little bee huh look like its having a good time the detail is great on the flower as well as the bee.
Kenny10pin (19301) 2004-03-29 8:08
Very clear shot indeed, well done here, I like the pollen all over the bee and the flower is beautiful, very well done.
manny (21833) 2004-03-29 9:08
Good shot Rafael. So sharp and nicely framed. The contrast between the bee and the flower is well-seen. Any more macro?
jrj (34841) 2004-03-29 11:16
Yes a good macro, Rafael of this bee, deep in work. Very well done..
Catcher (845) 2004-03-29 14:57
Fantástico macro! Tributo muito bem conseguido, na minha opinião, ao Carper! Apanhaste a abelha literalmente a enpaturrar-se no meio da flor, está demais!
avigur_11 (22077) 2004-03-30 1:08
A very nice macro, Rafael. Besides the be (whice is hard to be recognized as a bee), there is a wonderful pattern of the yellow flower parts - a big mess in the middle and wonderful strait lines aroung. Nice shot.
Jeppe (18654) 2004-03-30 9:13
Very fine work - I love those macro shots - I must try something like this soon - thanks for sharing this fine work.
swallace (972) 2004-03-30 14:32
Impressive macro Rafael. Beautiful details and sharpness. Great work here. Congratulations.
dominique (11414) 2004-03-30 15:15
Funny of picture, she died of hunger! a very clear photograph, I like his position in the flower.
eleparc (24063) 2004-03-31 17:04
Yes rafael i like it a lot! bravo I wish all attempts were so succesful;-) you have a great definition of pollen and the bee is covered with it. I hope she is not allergic to pollens and have hay fever!:-))
Eagle78 (1925) 2004-04-02 11:36
Excelentes detalhes Rafael! Dá a sensação que a abelha se pulvilhou toda com o pólen ;) Excelentes cores também. Bom trabalho!
ritaarruda (121) 2006-03-27 14:49
Uma macro de grande qualidade fotográfica em que até o bichinho colaborou
- Copyright: Rafael Almeida (summer89) (5422)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2004-03-29
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon PowerShot A80, Canon Built in Lens
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Tributes to TE members [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2004-03-29 3:30