Smile! The world is a beautiful place (^_^)

2018-12

The bees are back! πŸ™‚ Three photos I shot earlier today of lovely little honey bees (Apis mellifera) collecting pollen.

The bee in the first picture as a nice basket on her hind leg:

"Unique among all God's creatures, only the honeybee improves the environment and preys not on any other species."
- Royden Brown (author of 'Bee Hive Product Bible')

21 responses

  1. Old friends are back! Well, brand new ones, but you know what I mean😊 great pics, enough to give one spring fever!

    March 25, 2018 at 5:55 PM

    • Thanks so much, Tony! I was thrilled to see the β€œold new” friends again πŸ™‚ Spring is here!

      March 25, 2018 at 6:22 PM

  2. Beautiful, love that second shot.

    March 25, 2018 at 7:10 PM

    • Thanks a lot, Brian! πŸ™‚ I look forward to see more macro shots on your blog too.

      March 25, 2018 at 7:21 PM

  3. Wonderful macro shots, Calee! πŸ™‚

    March 25, 2018 at 8:44 PM

  4. Wonderful quote – I never thought about that :-). Stellar photos!

    March 26, 2018 at 2:01 AM

    • I like the quote too! Although not sure it’s entirely true πŸ™‚ Thanks BJ!

      March 26, 2018 at 6:03 AM

  5. Beautiful photos, Camilla, I love the light and colors. It’s nice to see the honeybee….mostly here I see bumble bees.

    March 26, 2018 at 4:15 PM

    • Thanks so much, Lynn! I love bumblebees, hope they show up here soon as well πŸ™‚ and other bugs too!

      March 26, 2018 at 7:10 PM

  6. Stunning macro shots, Camilla. Great framing and super detail. Love it!! πŸ™‚

    March 27, 2018 at 9:59 AM

    • Thanks so much, John! Finally I can use my new macro lens on bugs πŸ™‚

      March 27, 2018 at 11:25 AM

  7. Lovely pictures..

    March 27, 2018 at 5:20 PM

  8. Great!

    March 27, 2018 at 7:23 PM

  9. Stunning!

    April 8, 2018 at 1:31 PM

  10. SUPER!

    July 2, 2018 at 4:17 AM

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