I Have A Question

© Lori Ditlefsen

I Have A Question

Uploaded: May 25, 2005 06:31:45


A Puyallup Fair National Photography Contest Finalist in 2007. "Yes Mr. Bee!"
"Why do you keep putting that thing in my face?" hehe

Same bee as yesterday. Camera on auto macro mode.


Judy A. Lawhon May 25, 2005

Lori....great macro work...he is so handsome and what a great job capturing him!!! #253624

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic May 25, 2005

Great job, Lori! Shelly #1394633

Casey A. Hanson May 25, 2005

Wonderful macro, Lori! :0) #1394634

Lori Ditlefsen May 25, 2005

Thanks so much Judy, Shelly, and Casey! #1394730

Michelle Lea Guinn May 25, 2005

wonderful photo and cute title!! It made me lol!!!! mlg #1394733

Lori Ditlefsen May 25, 2005

Thanks Michelle! #1394934

Sandy Landon May 25, 2005

Very nice macro. #1394946

Darren K. Fisher May 25, 2005

LOL....Wonderful macro. The detail and colors are so very well captured. I like the title also. #1395158

Lori Ditlefsen May 25, 2005

Thanks Sandy and Darren! Glad you like it! I had fun with narration! #1395273

Karen Engelbreth May 25, 2005

LOL - wonderful macro and a great title, Lori! #1395305

Lori Ditlefsen May 25, 2005

Thanks Karen! #1395336

Sara Jensen May 25, 2005

ROTFL, that is great. I think the DOF was good, and the composition is great. I'd be nervous personally, taking pictures like that as I'm allergic to bees, but it is a great picture! #1395353

Lori Ditlefsen May 25, 2005

Thanks, Sara! My little brother is highly allergice to bees too. If he gets stung he's off to the hospital. They are fatal for him. I don't worry about too much about critters. I love'm all! #1396057

Rob T. Henry May 25, 2005

Wow!! What a great macro, Lori!! #1397425

Lori Ditlefsen May 25, 2005

Thank you Rob! #1397495

Thy Bun May 26, 2005

Wow! Lori. You did it. I love the colors and bumble bee. #1398450

Lori Ditlefsen May 26, 2005

Well, thanks so much, Thy! Coming from you it means a lot! I just love your macro shots! #1398471

Marcie A. Fowler May 26, 2005

And what was your reply to Mr. Bee?? Great detail in this image Lori. I wouldn't get that close to a bee!! #1398647

Lori Ditlefsen May 26, 2005

I told him I was going to make him famous! hehe Thanks Marcie! #1398986

Cathy Barrows May 26, 2005

great closeup...love the colors #1399532

Lori Ditlefsen May 26, 2005

Thank you Cathy! #1399580

Kerby Pfrangle May 27, 2005


I like Mr. BEE he looking directly at me.

Very nice detail and color.

Kerby #1402360

Lori Ditlefsen May 27, 2005

Thank you Kerby! #1402529

Melissa L. Zavadil May 27, 2005

This is such a great shot! But I might even like your POEM better!!!! Too cute! Great job on both!!! #1403396

Lori Ditlefsen May 27, 2005

Thank you so much Melissa! #1403690

Claudia Kuhn level-classic May 29, 2005

Great macro Lori, he's sooo fuzzy! #1409157

Lori Ditlefsen May 29, 2005

Thanks Claudia! #1409563

Jennifer L. Wright May 30, 2005

Ha, this is so funny! It would have been a great photo otherwise, but your title makes it hilarious:o) Now every time I see a bee, I will think of this and laugh. #1411700

Lori Ditlefsen May 30, 2005

Glad you enjoyed it! Thanks Jennifer! #1411749

Roxanne M. Bubar May 30, 2005

WOW Great capture. Brillant colors. Wonderful job love the title. #1411847

Tammy Scott May 30, 2005

OMGosh what a fantastic macro, Lori! Awesome clarity! #1411936

Lori Ditlefsen May 30, 2005

Thanks so much Roxanne and Tammy! #1411964

Karen Engelbreth May 30, 2005

LOL - just fantastic, Lori! #1411986

Lori Ditlefsen May 30, 2005

Thanks Karen! #1412130

Debbie Hartley May 30, 2005

I love your bee Lori!! I've never seen one so fluffy!!! #1413261

Lori Ditlefsen May 31, 2005

Thank you Debbie! #1414025

Alisha L. Ekstrom June 03, 2005

WOW Lori...Great macro use!! Love the details of this image....Nicely captured!!:) #1426660

Lori Ditlefsen June 03, 2005

Thanks Alisha! #1427258

Jim Kinnunen level-classic June 03, 2005

Fantastic macro, Lori!!! #1428598

Lori Ditlefsen June 03, 2005

Thank you Jim! #1428739

Laurence Saliba level-classic June 08, 2005

Lori these macros are perfect!!!!!!! #1445311

Lori Ditlefsen June 08, 2005

THanks so much, Laurence! #1445456

Sandra Wehrman June 09, 2005

awesome macro! great capture, details and color - #1450143

Lori Ditlefsen June 09, 2005

Thank you so much, Sandra! #1450891

Kathleen F. Greer June 09, 2005

This is awesome and very cute Lori!! He looks friendly enough!! #1451081

Lori Ditlefsen June 09, 2005

Thanks Kath, but remember, looks can be deceiving! I try not to trust anything with a stinger! hehe #1451206

Stephen Zacker June 09, 2005

Fantastic detail and lighting #1451443

Lori Ditlefsen June 09, 2005

Thanks so much Stephen! #1451586

Cindy Paquette June 09, 2005

Yike...he's soooo close! I love all his fur...this is just awesome Lori! Wow! :-) #1451767

Lori Ditlefsen June 09, 2005

Thanks so much Cindy! #1452188

Jenny Bosmans June 11, 2005

Hello, hello, hello...this is CLOSE!!
Awesome picture, Lori!! I simply love it!!! #1458217

Lori Ditlefsen June 11, 2005

Thank you very much Jenny! #1458327

Heather Harpel June 11, 2005

Oh, wow, wow, wow! I would be so nervous to try this! I am so scared of bees, wasps, I don't get near anything that can sting. I love this photo, though, because I think bees are cute, in a photo at least! You did a spectacular job, it's a really great photo! #1459528

Terry L. Ellis level-classic June 11, 2005

This is a fantastic macro, Jenny! Love the colors and detail...excellent! #1459532

Lori Ditlefsen June 11, 2005

Thanks so much Heather and Terry. I'm just glad it was so darn patient while I took time to get set up and while I took many shots! :) #1459774

Lisa Deaton June 14, 2005

What a fantastic Macro!!!! Excellent job!! :) #1470977

Laura E. OConnor June 14, 2005

Great image, fantastic macro and hilarious caption! #1470989

Lori Ditlefsen June 14, 2005

Thanks so much Lisa and Laura! #1471174

June 20, 2005

Good close-up shot. I like the humor with the title - we look at so many images each month, an interesting or fun title can really add a lot. #1494300

Lori Ditlefsen June 20, 2005

I'm so glad you like my bee shots. This bee was so very cooperative that I had to seize the moment. This one reminded me of a child raising it's hand in class! hehe #1494828

Sandy Landon June 21, 2005

Congratulations. Well deserved. #1499353

Michelle Lea Guinn June 21, 2005

Congratulations Lori!!! mlg #1499405

Tammy Scott June 21, 2005

Congratulations again, Lori! #1499691

KHAWLA Haddad June 21, 2005

Congratulations on your finalists Lori wow wonderful macro love it well don !!! #1500219

Terry L. Ellis level-classic June 21, 2005

Congratulations, Lori!! #1501192

Jenny Bosmans June 21, 2005

Congratulations again, Lori!! #1502361

Walter Graziano June 22, 2005

Congratulations Lori! Great Shot! Good Luck in the contest! #1502435

Heather Harpel June 22, 2005

Congratulations Lori! #1503511

Lori Ditlefsen June 22, 2005

Thank you so very much Sandy, Michelle, Tammy, Khawla, Terry, Jenny, Wally and Heather! I'm always surprised and flattered when I make finals with so many wonderful shots amoung us! #1503893

Noel Baebler June 22, 2005

Congratulations! Fantastic macro, Lori! And I LOVE talking bees! #1504260

Deb Holmes-Hatfield June 22, 2005

Congrats Lori, on this excellent finalist! #1505089

Laurence Saliba level-classic June 22, 2005

Congratulations Lori!!!!!!!!! #1505182

Lori Ditlefsen June 22, 2005

Thank you bunches Laurence, Deb and Noel! #1508420

Jim Kinnunen level-classic June 23, 2005

Great win, Lori...Congratulations!!!!:) #1508746

Tammy Scott June 23, 2005

Congratulations on this FANTASTIC win, Lori! #1509270

Heather Harpel June 23, 2005

Congratulations on your win, Lori! #1509390

KHAWLA Haddad June 23, 2005

Congratulation on this wonderful winner!!! #1509450

Laura Clay-Ballard June 23, 2005

congrats on this awesome WINNING image! #1509681

Darla Cobus June 23, 2005

CONGRATS! #1509818

Rob T. Henry June 23, 2005

Congratulations, Lori on this well deserved win!! #1510110

Noel Baebler June 23, 2005

Congratulations, Lori! #1510196

Olivia Navarro June 23, 2005

Congrats Lori!!! What a fantastic macro! #1510246

Laurence Saliba level-classic June 23, 2005

A BIG CONGRATS Lori!!!!!!!! Well deserved win. #1510340

Jill Flynn June 23, 2005


Patricia A. Kuniega June 23, 2005

Now he's got the answer! To win the contest, of course! : ) Big congrats, Lori! #1510573

Robert Mann level-classic June 23, 2005

Great detail on this bee, Lori! Big congrats on your win! #1511047

Deborah Sandidge June 23, 2005

Congrats on your bee-utiful win, Lori!! #1511125

Lori Ditlefsen June 23, 2005

What a big surprise! Thank you so very much, Jim, Tammy, Heather, Kelly, Laura, Darla, Rob, Noel, Olivia, Laurence, Jill, Patricia, Rob, and Deborah and the judges at BP! :) #1511174

Deb Holmes-Hatfield June 23, 2005

Congrats to you Lori, on this amazing and awesome winner, Bravo! #1511565

Marsha S. Smith June 23, 2005


Debra Booth June 23, 2005

Awesome macro, Lori! Congratulations!! #1512206

Adilson F. Ferreira level-classic June 23, 2005

Congratulations on your win Lori!!! #1512698

Carol Brill June 23, 2005

Lori, congratulations on your win with this terrific close-up shot! #1513230

Lori Ditlefsen June 23, 2005

Thank you very much Deb, Marsha, Debra, Adilson and Carol! #1513348

Souha Dooly June 23, 2005

Congratulations on your win,Lori!!Great shot!! #1513448

Allan L. Whitehead June 24, 2005

Lori, congratulations on your win in last month's contest in the 'Details and Macro' category. I'm sorry that I missed this the first time around. It is very richly deserved, my dear friend - your friend, Allan #1513990

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 24, 2005

Congrats Lori, love the pose of this little guy! #1516932

Kathleen F. Greer June 24, 2005

Big Congrats Lori!! #1516956

Lori Ditlefsen June 24, 2005

Thank you Souha, Allan, Claudia and Kath! :) #1517114

Wally Orlowsky June 25, 2005

Congratulations on this fantastic winner, Lori! #1517919

Lori Ditlefsen June 25, 2005

Thank you Wally! #1518818

Susana Ms Heide June 25, 2005

Not surprised at all to see this "bring home the gold!!!" MANY CONGRATS, Lori!!! #1520613

Colette M. Metcalf June 26, 2005

Congratulations to you Lori!!! #1520778

Terry R. Hatfield June 26, 2005

Congratulations On This Excellent Macro And Your Win Lori!! #1521233

Lori Ditlefsen June 26, 2005

Thank you Susana, Colette, and Terry! #1523745

Joy Rector June 28, 2005

Congrats on your win. #1531277

Lori Ditlefsen June 29, 2005

Thank you Joy! :) #1534996

Timothy L. Leggett July 08, 2005

Congrats Lori, great shot.
Tim #1570476

Lori Ditlefsen July 08, 2005

Well, thank you Tim! Long time no hear from! Hope things are going well for you! #1571138

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 15, 2005

WOW!!!!! This is a fantastic shot. Congratulations on your win. #1597802

Lori Ditlefsen July 16, 2005

Thank you so much, Kay! #1600596

Jennifer L. Skrutsky July 22, 2005

wow- great shot.u cant even tell it was taken by a digital camera. #1622393

Lori Ditlefsen July 22, 2005

Thank you so much Jennifer! My camera is a 5.1 mp and I was only about a half inch from the bee so I could size it down and still have a nice clear image! #1622942

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