A close-up on a bee sipping the nectar from a plant with small white flowers (I realy don't know it's name).
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JFS (32459) 2011-03-13 9:40
Splendid close-up full of life, color and brighness. I love the contrast of tones. Good work Ike, thanks!
pierrefonds (66394) 2011-03-13 11:41
The flowers are helping to frame the bee. The point of view is showing the details and colors of the bee and of the flowers. The good luminosity is bringing out the colors. Have a nice day.
emka (97565) 2011-03-13 12:18
Hi Ike, I also have no idea what flower it could be. Anyway, in December you have flowers and bees. And I saw today ladybug - the first sign that the spring is coming, today we had 15 C! Pleasant photo on the dark background.
pajaran (60595) 2011-03-13 23:07
Cvece je privuklo svojim mirisom pcelu, pocinje berba ...
Dobar snimak, lepa fotografija.
Prijatan dan i lep pocetak nove nedelje.
Flowers was attracted to its scent bees begin harvesting ...
Good shot, beautiful photos.
Nice day and a nice beginning of a new week.
All the best.
raszid62 (18515) 2011-03-14 0:36
Beautiful flower and a bee on it. Wonderful flower colors on dark backgrounds. Excellent depth of field.
בוקר טוב. יפה פרח ודבורה על זה. פרח צבעים נפלאים על רקע כהה. מעולה עומק השדה. דרישת שלום.
claudeD (38690) 2011-03-14 1:57
very fine close-up shot ofthis white flowers.Very good fotojob.TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg
rodgerg (55767) 2011-03-14 4:21
Superb natural shot very well composed with the flower which arise to the BG and.... the insec which arise to the flower.
Have a nice week,
adramad (45582) 2011-03-14 6:37
A wonderful close-up on the beautiful stem of this plant and the bee sipping its nectar, the image is very sharp and very well appreciate all the details, very good also the lighting that provides a beautiful contrast between the white and green with black background, which makes the image stand out more.
Also nice and elegant presentation format, with a framework that highlights the good work.
Have a nice weekend. Best regards.
Bluejeans (64251) 2011-03-14 10:23
Ola Ike ,
Bela macro a esta flor com esta abelha , boas cores e luz , bom contraste de tons , parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
sacimar (26205) 2011-03-14 12:09
beautiful image, I like the light and colors of this close-up, good idea,
Cricri (119457) 2011-03-14 12:18
Très jolie macro de l'abeille sur la fleur, bonne lumière et couleurs, très belle image
lakshmip1949 (19081) 2011-03-14 17:45
Nice close up shot. The color of the bee looks very nice on the flowers.
krzychu30 (15512) 2011-03-15 0:14
I like the way you´ve focused the sharpness in the foreground on the flower and bee leaving the background a little bit blurry.Excellent quality of the photo with very good sharpness and vibrant colors.You captured this beautiful scene perfectly.
Have a nice day
bukitgolfb301 (41832) 2011-03-15 4:30
Hi my dear Ike, sincere friend
Nice nature shot, your most skilled area.
Many thanks for your warm regards and sincere encouragement. We now have a good news that 2 aged lady and man was rescured 96 hour later after EQ.
Yes we never dispose HOPE and should get Spring like your posting.
Thanks for your sharing and have a good day,
jhm (152874) 2011-03-15 5:00
I am no flower expert, alone I see very gladly flowers this is the soul of every people, sometimes also the smell makes a human being happy.
Sharpness and colors are pleasant for look at, certainly the black background.
Nice done, TFS.
eldancer1 (36343) 2011-03-15 6:24
I like it! Good use of the dof to darken the background. Nice framing. Good use of natural light. Well done, tfs.
jmdias (64410) 2011-03-20 3:11
I liked the black background that gave more contrast to the shapes of this bunch of flowers, the bee is nicely positioned. good light and framing. bees are suffering a lot around the world and are in risk in many places and without them we will stay without food. here in brazil european variety was matched with an african especie creating another, it was an accident and nowadays they are the main especie in brazil, sometimes they can kill some people, anyway they are less hit by the risks, are stronger than the pure european ones.
Miguel82 (27646) 2013-08-13 2:28
This is an excellent macro on these flowers, a bee is looking for nectar and doing its pollinisation work as well
Good presentation, sharpness and fine colors
Have a nice day
elenimavrandoni (0) 2013-10-08 20:17
Ike, great macro and very natural image, with lots of bursting sunshine and a very hungry bee..
mcmtanyel (22596) 2015-07-09 21:56
I have tried to catch one of these bees with my lens so many times but have not had this kind of success. Congratulations & TFS!
- Copyright: Ike Harel (ikeharel) (71365)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-12-17
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ35
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Birds, animals and other nature's creatures [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2011-03-13 9:04