Insects in Flight

Challenge #59 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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Here's your chance to show us these amazing insects with their wings in action. showing off their beauty, colours, and speed. The insects should be flying around in their natural environment. Macro and close-up shots welcome. Size: MAXIMUM 1,600px on LONGER SIDE.
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Green Meanie
by masiman
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I saw this iridescent looking Bee while on a walk in Puerto Vallarta Mexico and tried to capture him (photographically speaking) for quite a while so I could show my wife this colorful little guy.
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Submitted: Friday, 16th August, 2013 01:23 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 15th May, 2013
Focal length: 55 mm
Shutter speed: 1/350 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 100
Notes: Patience.
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