Flight of the Bumblebee

© Michael Umbreit

Flight of the Bumblebee

Bonnie C. Lackey 7/31/2011 3:43:07 PM

What a good worker bee! And what a wonderfully detailed capture. The pollen is just everywhere. Awesome work, Mike. #1397446

Tammy Espino 7/31/2011 3:50:32 PM

Amazing capture :) #9572164

Michael Umbreit 7/31/2011 3:54:03 PM

Bonnie and Tammy - Thanks so much to each of you!! - Mike #9572172

monique gresser 7/31/2011 6:44:23 PM

I love it! This reminds me of my kids eating ice cream : ) #9572513

Jessica Jenney 7/31/2011 8:54:14 PM

Fabulous capture and incredible detail, Mike! #9572726

Stefania Barbier 8/1/2011 1:19:42 AM

FANTASTIC macro!!! #9572989

Christopher Budny 8/2/2011 4:13:40 AM

Your insect macro series is simply spectacular, Mike! I have the 100 as well, and can't begin to imagine getting captures like yours! #9576001

Linda D. Lester 8/2/2011 1:23:59 PM

WOW!!! The best bee shot ever!!!! #9577275

Michael Umbreit 8/2/2011 2:28:34 PM

Thanks so much! This shot was a little dark right out of the camera. It was a good thing I was shooting in the RAW format. It is a little tricky since I am shooting with both the camera and flash in manual mode. Sometimes my first guess on the settings isn't right and I lose a few shots that way. :-) Mike #9577357

Patti Coblentz 8/7/2011 5:54:24 AM

Thank goodness for raw :)
A spectacular macro, Mike...jaw dropping, actually.

PS...I was in a hurry choosing 101 favorites...changing my mind...think it's this one! Well, they all are favorites...what a great series of macros. #9587416

Michael Umbreit 8/7/2011 10:06:00 AM

Patti - Thanks so much!! - Mike #9587837

Lisa J. Boulden 8/8/2011 8:29:39 PM

Absolutely SUPERB macro's, Mike!
Amazing light, clarity, and detail!!!
~♥~Lisa #9591651

Michael Umbreit 8/10/2011 5:45:53 PM

Lisa - Thanks again! - Mike #9596050

Bojan Bencic 8/25/2011 12:45:46 PM

Great macro. Congratulations on your finalist, Mike. #9627445

Lisa J. Boulden 8/25/2011 2:07:52 PM

In my eyes, a winner!!!
Congratulations on this amazing finalist!
Good luck in the next round.
~♥~lisa #9627940

monique gresser 8/25/2011 2:22:20 PM

hey congrats Mike! #9628074

Patrick Rouzes 8/25/2011 3:12:02 PM

WOWW, Congratulations, Mike! Good luck! #9628377

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 8/25/2011 3:28:22 PM

Oh my, details galore- outstanding work Mike! Congratulations on your finalist! #9628472

Stefania Barbier 8/25/2011 3:38:15 PM

wonderful finalist, congratulations!!! #9628541

Christopher Budny 8/25/2011 4:19:14 PM

Bring on the medals for macros! Congratulations! #9628938

Randy D. Dinkins 8/25/2011 6:57:10 PM

Great catch, wonderful detail!!! Congratulations! #9630508

Graeme yew Chow 8/25/2011 7:20:21 PM

Wow, excellent detail. A winner in macro! .Congrats! #9630716

Michael Umbreit 8/25/2011 7:37:43 PM

Thanks so much for all of the very kind comments!! - Mike #9630816

Sherran Andersen 8/25/2011 8:16:24 PM

Cool macro Mike... congrats. #9630975

Gina Cormier 8/25/2011 9:54:43 PM

WOW....that is one super duper macro!! Congrats!!! #9631418

Tarun Bose 8/26/2011 1:32:39 AM

Congrats Mike for your excellent finalist. #9631910

Candice C. Calhoun 8/26/2011 6:40:40 AM

Congratulations, and good luck in the next round!

ccc #9632709

Patti Coblentz 8/26/2011 9:59:14 AM

It's a stunner, Mike...big congratulations on this very well deserved finalist...hoping to see it next round! #9633621

Debra R. Harder 8/26/2011 2:41:07 PM

WOW...what awesome details and exposure, Mike! Congratulations on your OUTSTANDING finalist! Deb #9634728

JO ANN CLEVELAND 8/26/2011 5:21:33 PM

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Mike!

jo ann c. #9635268

Mitch Spence 8/27/2011 12:34:20 PM

Congratulations, Mike. What a macro adventure you're having. #9637136

Michele Peterson 8/27/2011 9:38:29 PM

You know I love your macros, and yes, an adventure you are having with these!! Just amazing. Congratulations on this finalist...it's incredible! #9638009

Merna L. Nobile 8/28/2011 9:10:10 PM

Great photographers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.
Congratulations for your achievement, August, 25, 2011. Merna


Phyllis H. Burchett 8/31/2011 8:46:51 AM

Absolutely fabulous macro work, congrats on your finalist! #9644476

Michael Umbreit 10/15/2011 10:27:22 AM

Thanks so much for all of the very kind comments!! - Mike #9736760

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Exif: F Number: 22, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

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