The Bee and the Iris

© Michael Lynch

The Bee and the Iris
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This photo was taken northern Okinawa, Japan MAR 28, 2012 late in the morning. The iris fields are not quite ready for the annual Iris Festival but, this little bee was doing his part in the pollination process. Before long, the fields will look like a sea of purple flowers. Pentax K5, Tripod, Cable Release and Pentax 18-250 at 180mm. f/6.2 1/500 ISO 100. Contest Category: Flowers.


Exif: F Number: 6.2, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 180.00 mm, Model: PENTAX K-5

Uploaded on March 28, 2012 Photo Contest Finalist

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