“Bees do have a smell, you know, and if they don’t they should, for their feet are dusted with spices from a million flowers.”
― Ray Bradbury
I went out this morning to photograph my rhododendrons, which are now in full bloom and was greeted by a hungry bee, who was busy flying from blossom to blossom, completely laden with pollen.
I’m usually a bit skittish around bees, yet having camera in hand seems to have turned that feeling off. I was fully engaged in making a few good images of the bee feeding. Of the entire series, this one appealed to me the most. I hope you enjoy it as well.
Tamron SP AF 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro 1:1 (272ENII)@90mm
1/320 sec, f/9.0 ISO 100