Big Buzzy

© Tess L. Yee

Big Buzzy

Uploaded: October 25, 2009


Came across this fuzzy fella a couple months ago (before the coneflowers bit the dust).

The bee is ok, but I've always liked the visual effect from staring at the middle of those cones!

Exif: Model: NIKON D40


Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe October 25, 2009

Details and colors are excellent, Tess. A real beauty. #1196344

Arlene Krassner October 25, 2009

What a great shot Tess. I also find the cones mesmerizing. #8070727

Claudia Kuhn level-classic October 25, 2009

Beautiful colors and details Tess! #8070735

Gord MacEachern October 25, 2009

Fantastic image Tess,great work! #8070758

Tiia Vissak October 25, 2009

a wonderful macro! #8070762

Thomas E. Hinds October 25, 2009

Beautiful capture, Tess! The details are extraordinary! Might I ask what lens(es) are you using for your incredible macros? This is very nice work! Tom #8070778

Renata Gusciora October 25, 2009

Incredible macro,super details and fantastic colors,Tess!Great composition as well! #8070792

Susie Peek-Swint October 25, 2009

Terrific colour and detail Tess ~ fab capture! #8070822

Tamara K. Walker level-classic October 25, 2009

Awesome color and details. #8070856

Sam Britt October 25, 2009

Terrific macro, Tess. Great detail & color. #8070872

Monnie Ryan October 25, 2009

Fantastic macro! You're right, looking at those flower centers for a while creates sort of a natural "buzz!" #8070885

Graham Robards October 25, 2009

Hypnotising Tess! ~Pat #8071106

Mark S. Cox October 25, 2009

Excellent find and capture. I do like how you make the bee the side note and the flower's center (all the circles) as the main focus. Wonderful color and clarity. #8071116

Melissa G. Meiselman October 25, 2009

Terrific close up taken with sharp detail, vivid color and wonderful light, Tess!! #8071135

Mitch Spence level-classic October 25, 2009

Another super macro from you, Tess. I too like the fact that the bee is to the side, and the fact that he's pointing downward. #8071157

Tess L. Yee October 25, 2009

Thanks to each of you for these fabulous comments!

The comp was something of a necessity, as I had to take a position that blocked the glare of the sun! Glad it worked out! #8071262

Jyri Vissak October 25, 2009

Wonderful macro! Perfect! #8071269

Kaye Burazin October 25, 2009

Fantastic macro Tess, the center makes my eyes wobble LOL #8071310

Debra R. Harder October 25, 2009

This is an excellent macro, Tess! Love the full frame composition...and the colors and details are fabulous. BEAUTIFUL IMAGE!!! Deb #8071348

Nikki McDonald level-classic October 25, 2009

Wonderfully done, Tess. It certainly did work out! Great detail on the bee and the blurring of the flower works perfectly. #8071363

Teresa Burnett level-classic October 25, 2009

Almost makes you dizzy doesn't it!! Wonderful capture, Tess!! Fantastic clarity, color and pov!! #8071419

Lynn M. Whitt October 25, 2009

Amazing clarity, details, and colors... #8071446

Leslie McLain level-classic October 25, 2009

Beautiful colors, comp,and details. #8071452

Jeana Clark October 25, 2009

Super fantastic color and
the details are Awesome!!!!
Great Shot Tess!!!

~J~ #8071566

Melissa McCabe October 25, 2009

Beautiful shot - your macros are amazing! -mm #8071568

Jessica Jenney October 25, 2009

Beautiful macro, detail and color, Tess! #8071586

Ellen Hodges October 25, 2009

Added to my favs, Tess! Wow!! #8071674

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic October 25, 2009

Beautiful macro..stunning colors and detail. #8071735

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna October 25, 2009

Very very beautiful, Tess!!! Awesome details and colors!!! :-) k #8071762

Eugenio Diaz October 25, 2009

LOVE! this is just beautiful.
AMAZING macro!!!
Fantastic work!
Awesome, my Friend! #8072007

ROLAN NARMAN October 25, 2009

Fantastic colors and details Tess! Excellent work! #8072527

David Van Camp October 25, 2009

Awesome macro, Tess!!! #8072698

Kathleen Brennan October 25, 2009

Incredible color and detail! #8072709

Barbara Waldoch October 25, 2009

Terrific shot, Tess! Your bees wear fur coats :-) #8072738

a2o akmal aini othman level-classic October 25, 2009

what a marvelous macro shot here, Tess! great detail & clarity. splendid! #8072745

Brett Dolsen October 25, 2009

The bee is OK is an understatement Tess!!Wonderfull macro!!Brett #8072750

Stefania Barbier level-classic October 25, 2009

gorgeous!!!!!! #8072791

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer October 26, 2009

Pretty amazing macro shot, Tess. WTG!!! #8072885

Tess L. Yee October 26, 2009

Super huge thanks for all of the terrific comments you've left! Most definitely appreciated! #8073609

Val Feldman level-classic October 26, 2009

Excellent, excellent! Your macros are always amazing, colorful and artistically perfect, Tess...wonderful work! #8073692

Marilyn Cornwell October 26, 2009

Wonderful macro! #8073711

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe October 26, 2009

Beautiful Tess...the center seems to be moving while the bee is still! #8073724

Maria A. Gonzalez October 26, 2009

Beautifully composed and excellent colors,details and focus..This image has a sense of movement when look at it..Well captured,Tess. #8073764

Tess L. Yee October 26, 2009

Thank you Valarie, Marilyn, Agnes, and Maria for the really fab comments!

I hope I haven't made anyone too dizzy with the 'crazy cone'! #8074116

Christine Czernin level-classic October 26, 2009

Beautifully done, Tess. I also love these flowers, they are always pretty to photograph. Have you ever come acros the white ones? Or rather off white, they are not so common but very elegant and beautiful.
I'll post an example. #8074317

Marty Straub October 26, 2009

Yes, that's a cool mesmerizing effect, Tess, and your bee a big plus to this marvelous macro. #8074439

Gunther Allen October 26, 2009

Great macro... The flower is almost hypnotic! #8074468

Tess L. Yee October 26, 2009

Thanks for those wonderful comments Christine, Marty, and Gunther!

I don't think I've seen the off-white version, Christine.

Funny you mention hypnotic, Gunther. Hypnotic Photography is the name I'll use if I progress enough to actually market & sell photos. #8074492

Stephen Zacker October 26, 2009

Fantastic capture and detail. #8074755

Tess L. Yee October 26, 2009

Thanks for the very kind comment, Stephen! #8075186

Howard B. Cheek October 26, 2009

Very nice macro work Tess..And I know my macros :)
Excellent! #8076590

Valentin M. Armianu October 26, 2009

Amazing details and colors!! Fantastic macro!! #8076925

Rony Sagy October 26, 2009

Tess, this photo is absolutely magnificent. Color, composition, light, detail, story. It has it all. #8076996

Paul E. Earl October 27, 2009

WOW! This is fabulous!! #8077508

Tess L. Yee October 27, 2009

Thank you Howard, Valentin, Rony, and Paul for leaving such super comments! #8078981

Tess L. Yee October 28, 2009

Thanks for such a nice comment, Sabrina! #8082782

Rod Partington October 28, 2009

Tess,this is Amazing!! (as per usual) Do you hire these creatures or what?!
Seriously,You continue to blow me away with your stunning captures.You go Girl!! #8083449

Gary Sagnor October 28, 2009

Great capture Tess! Love your comment on the visual affect from the cones! Kinda 3D...very cool. #8083732

Sherran Andersen level-classic October 28, 2009

Wonderful comp Tess... the optical illusion is making me dizzy lol. #8083976

Tess L. Yee October 30, 2009

Thank you for the super comments Rod, Gary, and Sherran!

(can't AFFORD to hire these creatures...have to save money for a new lens) #8087803

Kathy Cline October 30, 2009

OMG I love these fuzzy wuzzy bees. We dont have them here in south Fla. I love this super dooper creative shot to. Have a blessed weekend Tess! #8089523

Arturo Guerra October 31, 2009

Terrific macro Tess! #8092385

Tess L. Yee November 01, 2009

Thanks for the fab comments, Kathy & Arturo! #8092837

Chris Ebben November 04, 2009

Nothing much left to be said about this one!! Well done=^..^= #8102511

Tess L. Yee November 04, 2009

Thanks for the generous comment, Chris! #8103552

Stacy Lankford level-addict November 05, 2009

Wonderful image, great color and comp. #8105923

Tess L. Yee November 05, 2009

Thank you for that kind comment, Stacy! #8106123

M.Christine Duncan November 13, 2009

Incredible macro Tess!!! Amazing detail, love your comp.... wow! #8129171

Tess L. Yee November 18, 2009

Wow, thank you for such a great comment, Christine! #8141266

Songbird Cline level-classic January 26, 2010

great clarity, awesome!! #8331846

Tess L. Yee February 01, 2010

Thanks for the kind comment, Songbird! #8346259

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