Spring Blossom in the Orchard

Challenge #14 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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Let us see the beauty of spring blossom in your fruit trees, such as peach, almond, cherry, apricot, plum, nectarine, trees; pear, apple or citrus trees. Macro shots welcome. Show us these flowers outside in their natural environment, not under studio lights. No roses, hibiscus, daisies, etc. No, you don't have to be in an orchard, just show us the blossoms from the fruit trees. Small creatures may be present, but should not dominate the picture. SIZE DOES MATTER: See Below.
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Pollen.....here I come
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Followed these little fellows around for ages with the fisheye, so had to get in close! Their legs were so laden with pollen....amazing. I just love the oncoming warmth and colour of spring.... bring it on :-)
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Submitted: Sunday, 30th September, 2012 02:39 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 29th October, 2011
Focal length: 8 mm
Shutter speed: 1/2500 sec
Aperture: F5
ISO: 400
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