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Let us see your best photos of those large, hairy, jumbo jets of the bee family. Just bumblebees, not honey bees, carpenter bees, native bees; NO hover flies etc. The bee/bees must be outside, on flowers, leaves, buzzing around, or just doing what bumblebees do; NOT under studio lights. Check Wikipedia for information about bumblebees. SIZE DOES MATTER: See below!
Saturday, 1st September, 2012 (GMT)
Saturday, 8th September, 2012 – Friday, 14th September, 2012 (GMT)
Saturday, 15th September, 2012 – Friday, 21st September, 2012 (GMT)
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Closer look shows the yellow mite that plagues this poor bumblebee. Did not know they have such issues.
|Submitted:||Sunday, 9th September, 2012 19:42 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Monday, 4th July, 2011|
|Focal length:||60 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/125 sec|
|Notes:||Off-camera flash speedlight illumination|
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