Shot yesterday afternoon (after I’d posted yesterday’s bee). Fall honeybee girl on a fall crocus. Strange crop/composition with the dark shadow on the right (I could have cut lots of it out), but I chose to include the flower’s shadow because the bee’s shadow and the flower’s sexyparts are a fun part of the pic.
I was so delighted to see these yesterday – and to shoot some. I thought we were all done for the season. Another goodie coming tomorrow from the same series. And, who knows, maybe I get to shoot on Halloween?? Beats shoveling snow for sure.
This is a pretty neat shot – although in looking at it, I wonder if I’d have done better with a vertical crop rather than horizontal. Neat color in her pollen baskets. Don’t think it’s from the larkspur.
Not done a bonus for a while. And that’s not for the lack of having non-bees in the queue. More to do with making time or not. Love the way her legs and tongue and antennae make neat shapes in the shot. Pretty thing.
Really similar to the one on the 24th of this month. Same bee, in fact. But a different composition and attitude of the bee. Did some random-number generation to come up with today’s pic…and randomly, it’s pretty close to the 24th. But…that’s h0w random works (sometimes). See?
Here’s a neat one from late fall. Brown-belted bumble on a volunteer sunflower. This one has a good bit of red in its petals. They migrate around the yard (annuals) and the bees do good work with the pollination. And it’s good fun to see where they’ll show up – and what kind of bee-assisted look any given one will have when it blooms.
I don’t know what these flowers are called. And they don’t often/always have bees on them. But I got lucky with a very photogenic bumble a couple of weeks ago. And lucky with the light, too. Anyway, this is a really good look.