Bees

Discussion in 'Wildlife/Nature' started by Joe Colozzo, Sep 18, 2018.

  1. Joe Colozzo

    Joe Colozzo Well-Known Member

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    Yes I know they are a little hot, but I have never seen these bees in my yard before and it was midday. So not to let them get away, I shot anyway! If anyone knows what kind they are please let me know. All C&C welcomed!
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    [​IMG]IMG_7747 by Joseph Colozzo, on Flickr

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    [​IMG]IMG_7746 by Joseph Colozzo, on Flickr

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    [​IMG]IMG_7761 by Joseph Colozzo, on Flickr
     
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    The look perfect to me Joe! Way to capture these, and I love the detail in them. You did great.
     
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    Outstanding detail. What camera/lens combination did you use for these?
     
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  4. Joe Colozzo

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    Thank you Jim

    Thank you Alan. Its the Canon 80D and Sigma 105mm 2.8 macro. It took a bit of post work to make these work, they were sharp but the looked a tad wonky!
     
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    These are awesome images.

    I have a friend in Denver who is a beekeeper. I asked her what she thought they were. She came up with Melissodes druriellus. But wasn't 100% sure.
     
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    Those are incredible. Very cool.
     
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    Congrats on the Daily Featured Post Joe!
     
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    Really great!
     
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  9. Joe Colozzo

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    I took a quick look and searched, that doesn't look like them, but thank you so much for hepling!

    Thank you Brian

    Wow, thank you so much!!! It's very appreciated:):):)

    Thank you Bob
     
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    Very cool!
     
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    These bee really good. Nice work, Joe!
     
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    Most excellent!
     
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    Outstanding images, Joe.
     
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    These are nice bees Joe. Nice detail throughout.
     
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    Thank you all so much for the kind words! they are very appreciated.
     
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    What kind of bee? Looking at the image.. they could be described as "Killer" :) Very nice image, love the detail.
     
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