Disco Bee (I know it’s not really a showcase but I just wanted to share!)

On a walk at the forest there were a bunch of hover flies/bees on the trail so I had fun trying to catch them. It’s not really a macro shot, I know, but I was pretty happy to get this sequence of shots on the one fly/bee, I want to try with my short lens.

Technical Details

Composite: No
Nikon D3400
70-300 mm
The 2 darker backgrounds are at 1/1000, f/5.6, ISO 1600, 105mm (same bee in progress) I think it’s neat how the wings go up and forward/down!
The bright one with the head shot is at 1/3200, f/6.3, ISO 3200, 102mm
Did a slight crop, it’s obviously not as close as I want, but too close and it gets noisy.

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