Honeybee II

Bee attracted to Grape Hyacinth.

Canon 40D, Sigma 150mm f2.8 macro, 1.4x TC, speedlite
ISO 400, f8, 1/250s

Any comments appreciated.

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Excellent details in this little guy, Allen, and I just love the color of the flowers he is heading too. Very well done. I will have to try that combo of the teleconverter and the flash on my 180mm lens. They are quick little guys, so the flash helps the stop action.

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Excellent light and detail. The color of the bee is superb. This is really hard to do because there is so much motion from the bee.

Excellent, Allen. Very good flash work. To my eye, this looks like you must have used a diffuser, given the absence of harsh highlights. I like the composition and the color combination.

A fine, in-flight catch on this bee, Allen. The sharpness of the bee is very striking and I really enjoy the size of the pollen sack.