Sunday, June 12, 2011

Allium/ Macro Monday

Bumble bee enjoying nectar produced by a Bulgarian onion (Allium bulgaricum)

Bees and hummingbirds love these flowers!

A macro of one of the bell-shaped blossoms


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39 comments:

texwisgirl said...

oh that bumble bee shot is AMAZING!!!

Jack said...

You have an impressive macro shot of that bee, EG.

Paul said...

.As Jack said very nice bee picture.

Lois Evensen said...

What beautiful images! The detail on the bee is just gorgeous. :)

fairchildstreet said...

absolutely stunning. Just fantastic.

Randy said...

These are both very beautiful.

Kathy said...

Simply beautiful!

Karen said...

Great DOF on the bee shot, and the blossoms are just so pretty and delicate!

Pieces of Sunshine said...

Wow! Both photos are amazing. Thanks for sharing both.

awarewriter said...

A pair of lovely images. The color is masterful.

Thanks for dropping by my place. I added a link to John Daido Loori's video on Zen Photography.

Jan said...

Wonderful macros. Glad you were careful with the bumble bee.

Jan n Jer said...

Nice shot...love to capture bees doing their thing!

Linda Makiej said...

Really wonderful macro shot!!
Have a great week!
:) Linda

edenhills said...

Those are both incredible shots! Lovely flower.

Teresa

Al said...

Great photos! I'm always impressed with good macro shots, because they're not easy to get, even with a good lens.

Lúcia said...

The bee shot is F-A-N-T-A-S-T-I-C!!!

Wren said...

Great macro shots - wow! Love the detail visible on the bee.

Janie said...

I've never heard of a Bulgarian onion, but it makes a pretty flower. Love the macro of the bumble bee. The definition is incredible.

Martha Z said...

That's an amazing macro of the bee!

Victoria said...

Marvelous macros... the soft colors and sharp focus make for wonderful images... the bee is stunning!

Carletta said...

Excellent shot and I love the colors in this!
Carletta's Captures

Barbara said...

Beautifully captured.. great details

Stewart M said...

Hi there - great shot of the bumble-bee. I don’t get much chance to takes images of BB's in Australia - they are only found in Tasmania - and there they are considered a pest! Strange how different the same thing can be in different parts of the world.

Stewart M - Australia

Dawn said...

Incredibly beautiful! Amazing Bee capture...your work is stunning!

amatterofhowyouseeit.com said...

Amazing details in bee macro EG!

Nikki . said...

What a beautiful bee... gorgeous photos...

RuneE said...

A texture made in heaven!

http://graceolsson.com/blog said...

great macro shots

Cezar and Léia said...

These macro are absolutely gorgeous!
The bee is impressive.As I'm allergic of sting of insects, I prefer to see this cute bee in pictures! :)
Hugs and a nice week
Léia

Jacob said...

I echo the statements of commentators before me...fantastic macro of bee!

Sandra said...

both of these photos certainly have the WOW factor, the bee is amazing hanging upside down, and on an onion was a surprise to me.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Great pic. You really got close on these.

Chesney said...

Beautifully taken...I am amazed by the clear details in both of these!

Rambling Round said...

Beauties, both of them!

Boonie S said...

This little B is such a honey....
Great photos.

All the best, Boonie

em said...

wow! beautiful shots! I love the bee shot!

LauraX said...

beautiful...loving the fuzz on that bee!

kaye said...

wow!!! I love it.

Jenn Jilks said...

You do these so well.

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