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Burrowing Bee
17-JUN-2009

Burrowing Bee

I placed a needle behind the bees burrow to put in to perspective how small these guys are.

Canon EOS 30D
1/60s f/8.0 at 180.0mm iso100 full exif

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Tom Munson09-Jun-2010 16:55
What a cool shot, Larry! Great work!
poetry66628-Jun-2009 14:57
Another incredible macro Larry. You certainly have an eye for these small insects. Thank you for sharing your outstanding work with us.BV!!!
Regards,
Graeme
Marcia Colelli24-Jun-2009 00:49
wonderful macro V
bill friedlander23-Jun-2009 18:51
Amazing shot of the bee. The needle looks pretty interesting as well. V
Ann Sherba23-Jun-2009 18:15
What a fabulous closeup!! Thanks for the comparison!
Char23-Jun-2009 15:23
Hi Larry,
A fantastic capture! \/
Herb Knufken23-Jun-2009 14:53
Impressive
Bryan Murahashi23-Jun-2009 14:39
Fantastic find and capture. Nice use of scale here. V
Ceya23-Jun-2009 14:13
Incredible capture, Larry! It's difficult to imagine how tiny they are even with a needle as yardstick! Big vote!
Neal Nye23-Jun-2009 11:35
You just post one fantastic shot after another. This is just magnificent!
Bartosz Kotulski23-Jun-2009 09:48
very well captured. great DOF and details. fabulous capture
Bartosz
Chris Spracklen23-Jun-2009 08:06
Extraordinary, Jim!
I never knew these guys got up to this sort of thing!
Great shot! (V)
Norman Richard23-Jun-2009 07:59
Just as she came out... Good work Vµ
Randy Adams23-Jun-2009 07:06
Larry...you just keep outdoing yourself! (sooo....3 eyes in this shot!)
Marco Valk23-Jun-2009 05:48
excellent catch! v
Willy Alfaro23-Jun-2009 04:31
Wow Larry, this is simply astonishing! And the detail is huge for such a tiny tiny subject!!! Big Vote!!
Carol Breton23-Jun-2009 04:02
This is incredible Larry! Fantastic photography. ~
deborahcuming23-Jun-2009 03:55
great macro, and the size perspective is incredible. You must have great eye sight to find these guys, even if with a lens:) very impressive! V
Joanne Kamo23-Jun-2009 03:14
Very cool size comparison..I don't know how you ever found this! Love its color!!
sue anne23-Jun-2009 03:10
The perspective is amazing and very nice macro.
John Adler23-Jun-2009 03:04
WOW! Fabulous. _V_
Tom Munson23-Jun-2009 03:00
What a cool shot, Larry! A great macro image!
Ed McConnell23-Jun-2009 02:56
wow..yes..he could crawl through the eye of the needle..
January Grey23-Jun-2009 02:50
Whoa! Amazing capture, Larry. They ARE tiny! V~
Jim Coffman23-Jun-2009 02:24
That is unbelievable! Great job,Larry! V
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