Challenge #166 in the One word One picture series. Hosted by Frenchfx.
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That's it, let's see those bug shots. Actually any insect will do or whatever you think qualifies as a bug. Bug: any of various small arthropods (such as a beetle or spider)
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Feeding Honeybee
by John K
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Technique: I injected artificial nectar into a Lavender flower and when the honeybee started feeding on it I grabbed onto the stem of the lavender flower with my left hand, and then rested the lens on that same hand to help keep the scene steady. Then we played a game where I'd frame and compose the scene only for her to move at the last second ;)
Submitted: Sunday, 25th August, 2019 06:51 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 30th May, 2016
Focal length: 65 mm
Shutter speed: 1/250 sec
Aperture: F11
ISO: 200
Notes: Tech Specs: Canon 80D (F11, 1/250, ISO 200 with highlight tone priority) + a Canon MP-E 65mm macro lens (over 2x) + a diffused MT-24EX (both flash heads on the Canon flash mount, E-TTL metering with -1 1/3 FEC, second curtain sync). This is a single, uncropped, frame taken hand held.
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