The Gathering

© Dennis Gay

The Gathering

Uploaded: May 18, 2012

Description

A group of European Honey Bees, (Apis mellifera), a non-native species being as busy as bees can be, collecting the pollen from an Evergreen Magnolia, (Magnolia grandiflora) flower, another non-native speceis.

Photographed in my home garden in the NSW mid-north coast, Australia town of Port Macquarie.

Canon EOS 40D with Canon 28-135mm IS USM lens: RAW, f/22 @ 1/200sec, 115mm, ISO 100, Vivitar 285HV flash unit off camera.
Lightroom3 & PhotoshopCS5.

Exif: F Number: 22, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 115.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Comments

Robert Jensen May 18, 2012

great capture Dennis #1463752

Arthur Bohlmann May 19, 2012

I agree with Robert, I like this image a lot. Well done #10142133

David Resnikoff level-deluxe May 19, 2012

Very exciting and beautiful Dennis.
Well managed great details.

Preciosa

David R #10142190

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic May 19, 2012

Nice capture, Dennis. Love all the bees on the flower. #10142196

Carla Capra Anderson level-classic May 19, 2012

Very, very lovely. I sure like the bee action going on. #10142351

Dennis Gay May 23, 2012

Howdy ROBERT, ARTHUR, DAVID, KAY & CARLA!!!!!

So nice to see you all puttering about my garden checking out the wildlife.

So many thanks for all your encouragement and support folks. Most appreciated.

GB
Dennis #10147624

Dennis Gay May 23, 2012

I'm all a-buzz Mr EDITOR!!!!!

Loads 'n' loads of thanks for awarding my little swarm a PICK!

GB
D! #10147630

Beth OMeara level-addict May 31, 2012

Nice detail and coloring .. as usual, Dennis #10163931

Dennis Gay June 01, 2012

Bewdy BETH!

Thank you so much for checking out my Magnolia flower and its busy bees and for leaving such a great wrap.

GB
Dennis #10164085


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