Hardest shot I ever took

Challenge #61 in the Eclectic series. Hosted by Ro13.
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Ever had one of those shots that just took forever to get it right? No editing...just the perfected shot, and maybe a description of what made it hard.
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Bees, Lots of Them!
by RuthC
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Bees just love my Hakea Laurina tree.To get some good shots of the bees, I need to be very close with my P&S camera, and stay steady, even when they land on my hands or face. :-)
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Submitted: Friday, 18th March, 2011 12:22 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 2nd April, 2009
Focal length: 5.8 mm
Shutter speed: 1/640 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 3
Notes: Hand-held, natural light
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