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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The Beauty and the Bees
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It is not easy to capture fast moving bees but when you succeed it is a pleasure to see the result as it is frozen in time.
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Submitted: Saturday, 10th August, 2013 18:49 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 14th August, 2012
Focal length: 43 mm
Shutter speed: 1/320 sec
Aperture: F9
ISO: 640
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