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Tag : Bees

12 Apr 2014
Bee on Flower full of Pollen

Spring Bee Photoshoot

With Spring eventually arriving I was taking some photos of Spring flowers and noticed a bee full of pollen and tried to get some snaps with the 24-105mm lens. Not a Macro lens but by getting in close and cropping later you can make the photo look closer than you actually were. I was also lucky enough to capture the bee taking off from flower to flower. I had anticipated that the bee would fly between flowers and had the […]

20 Aug 2013
Bees landing on Flowers - Summer Bees and Summer Flowers

Summer Flower and Bees – An Exercise in Patience

Summer is a great time to take photographs of flowers, wildlife, butterflies and other insects (if that’s something which interests you) and I noticed that there was a lot of activity among a set of red flowers. I decided to try to get the bees approaching the flowers just before they landed. Using the Canon 24-105 L lens I set up shop about 2 feet off the ground shooting upwards towards the sky in order to get plenty of blue […]