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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Bee and Lavender
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Honey Bee taking of from Lavender flower in the front yard.
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Submitted: Friday, 16th August, 2013 13:54 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 4th August, 2013
Focal length: 43 mm
Shutter speed: 1/3200 sec
Aperture: F8
ISO: 1600
Notes: Just trying out the new OMD EM5 at 9fps. 12-50mm in macro mode, Hand held, no IS and no flash.
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