Thursday, April 10, 2008

Bee My Honey

This beautiful, hard-working little girl was buzzing around the yard on Tuesday.

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Love that macro setting! Look at the large version - you can see the individual pollen grains.

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The fly in the background was hanging out on that same crocus the whole time. I think he was still trying to thaw out from the cold, although it was around 70F on Tuesday. The large version is pretty awesome for the fly detail.

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This was actually my first photo of the bee. Isn't that the cutest little bee butt ever?

And the beauty shot...

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How doth the little busy Bee
Improve each shining Hour,
And gather Honey all the day
From every opening Flower!


-- Isaac Watts

4 comments:

Sarah said...

Such a good bee pic! So much detail! Love to see these signs of spring!

UnusuallyHeather said...

Beautiful photos! They are enough to almost make me believe it is spring. I say almost because it is 35 degrees here and was sleeting earlier.

Fiber Chic said...

Wow! That is the prettiest, biggest, neatest flower I've seen-oh, there's a bee? Well, that's nice too. :)

Khadijha Caitlin said...

beeutiful!....I just could'nt help myself ;)