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Busy as a Bee

Busy as a Bee

'Bees make honey, men make money,' my mother used to say.
Sometimes we get so caught up in making money, in spending it,
or wishing that we had more of it it, that we forget that the really
important things often don't cost at lot. Once we have enough money to feed
and clothe ourselves, educate our children, pay our mortgage,
and buy camera gear, then there's no guarantee that more money
would bring greater happiness.
Friendship doesn't cost anything except
time and an open heart and the beauty of nature doesn't cost anything
except an eye to see it.

Nikon D90
1/1000s f/9.0 at 50.0mm iso400 full exif

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Bob B.31-Mar-2010 18:41
Actually, a bee-FLY. But busy none-the-less!
Linda30-Mar-2010 17:26
AHHH you are so right ... I truly appreciate your open heart , your stories and your photos! ... in friendship from Linda
LynnH29-Mar-2010 01:03
A very nice reminder for all of us! V
pkocinski28-Mar-2010 12:08
Very cool image. Glad you left camera gear in the budget :-)
Neal Nye28-Mar-2010 11:20
Wise words and a beautiful image! It's enough to make me happy!
Ali Majdfar28-Mar-2010 08:36
Superb macro! ~V
larose forest photos28-Mar-2010 03:01
I totally agree with you, Mairead!! Add a bunch of books (second hand is fine) and I'm content! This is such a wonderful photo with all the detail and textures. VV
laine28-Mar-2010 02:11
Just add Pbase fees to the budget & you've got the lot :) Love the way it's mowing down the pollen!! A very good shot, Mairead.
lou_rozensteins28-Mar-2010 00:54
Terrific details. Very well done.
I couldn't agree more with what you have written. I could only add that it wouldn't matter how much you spent on your camera gear, it would bring you no more satisfaction if the process wasn't somehow very important to you. This is true even if the results are not always that good ....
tinkerb27-Mar-2010 23:04
This is super, absolutely spot on. V
Johnny JAG27-Mar-2010 20:10
Great detail. Outstanding catch.
Kevin Chester27-Mar-2010 18:58
Great catch,like the contrast in textures
heather27-Mar-2010 18:51
Wonderful capture Mairead! V
Blandine Mangin27-Mar-2010 18:47
very beautiful macro ! v
bill friedlander27-Mar-2010 18:44
Nicely composed close up. Good detail and colors. V
Betty Vlasiu27-Mar-2010 18:34
Very well captured. Beautiful colors. V.
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