Blue banded bee


Link Posted 19/04/2018 - 08:44
a very hard to catch bee

They nest in the clay earth or mud bricks
C&C welcome.


Link Posted 19/04/2018 - 11:17
Wow fantastic shot


Link Posted 19/04/2018 - 12:42
stosser01 wrote:
Wow fantastic shot

Seconded! The only shots I have of bees is them buzzing out the frame, they seem to anticipate the shutter by half a second, so well captured.


Link Posted 19/04/2018 - 14:00
Beautifully captured - sharp where it counts!


Link Posted 19/04/2018 - 14:29
You certainly have developed a fine technique for close up accurate focusing, and yes, Rob's right .....for me I think even the slightest rocking back and fourth, or tiniest bit of QuickShift, to fine tune the focus would have every little critter hopping or buzzing right out of sight!
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Link Posted 20/04/2018 - 09:02
Well caught. I know only too well the difficulties in trying to get shots liķe this 👏👏👏
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Link Posted 20/04/2018 - 23:28
08tiger wrote:
a very hard to catch bee

Yes they are, Don! I have a fun time with them when they get inside the house then immediately go to a window trying to get out! I use the jar and card method to capture them rather than the camera though
Very loud wings on this specie too.
As mentioned by everyone, excellent sharp shooting


Link Posted 21/04/2018 - 06:25
Thanks all, I usually shoot in manual mode and move the camera , not using auto focus I find this more accurate.
C&C welcome.


Link Posted 22/04/2018 - 20:24
great photo lovely and sharp
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Link Posted 23/04/2018 - 05:27
Clicked Very Well! Nice Sharpness.
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