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Feeding the envy

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 26 August 2011 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Bee and a fly caught on a decent looking sunflower, well decent by UK standards. Found this one at the Bill Quay Community Farm on the banks of the River Tyne next to Hebburn.

PENTAX K100D 1/1000 second F/9.5 ISO 1600 82 mm (35mm equiv.)

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26 Aug 2011 5:41am

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

A nice capture

26 Aug 2011 5:49am

dean musgrove from Simi Valley, United States

Don't see many two buggers. Nice.

26 Aug 2011 6:09am

PascalXLD from Rennes, France

Pas facile à prendre

Bonne journée

26 Aug 2011 6:31am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

With a little mozzie waiting it's turn

26 Aug 2011 6:35am

k@ from Paris, France

The second one between yellow & green is the icing on the flower-cake !

26 Aug 2011 7:15am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Very striking image - your macro takes us onto this miniature world of nature's architecture.

26 Aug 2011 7:41am

kitty from Seoul, South Korea

The fly is waiting it's turn. Have a nice weekend ^^

26 Aug 2011 8:38am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Nice macro, good capture

26 Aug 2011 8:53am

Florence from Paris, France

So smart indeed this little guy matches perfectly with this sun flower ! A guy of taste ! :-)))

26 Aug 2011 9:04am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Good approach and beautiful color!

26 Aug 2011 9:36am

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

die Fliege hat sich da gut platziert. Wunderbares Makro.

26 Aug 2011 10:10am

jeffrey from Haydenville, United States

great capture! two at once!

26 Aug 2011 10:16am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

... Sunflower excellent acting as a restaurant or peaceful place to rest ... well lived ... An ideal spot for nature A hug, Adela

26 Aug 2011 10:19am

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

A lovely macro with fabulous colours. Well seen and captured. Have a good weekend.

26 Aug 2011 10:52am

J.R. from Ginowan, Japan

Waiting in line, cool capture. This it a self portrait? LOL!

26 Aug 2011 10:59am

Laurie from Prescott, United States

Another beauty, Curly. Looks like the fly is waiting his turn. Great detail of the bee and beautiful color!

26 Aug 2011 12:01pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A beautiful macro shot Curly! Nicely done! ;-)

26 Aug 2011 12:11pm

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

So he does!

26 Aug 2011 12:29pm

janina from Melbourne, Australia

Life at work...well seen and caught! ^)^

26 Aug 2011 12:34pm

flyingwind风飞扬 from TY, China

Yes, I am concentrated on the small one,too^_^ Admiring work!!!

26 Aug 2011 12:53pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

perfect depth of field

26 Aug 2011 12:56pm

Williams from East LaHave, Nova Scotia, Canada

A great close up of this flower & bee at work. Love that yellow.

26 Aug 2011 1:01pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Mighty fine close-up...excellent

26 Aug 2011 2:38pm

Marleen from Doesburg, Netherlands

Wow..... a sunflower landscape with a little green hill and huge insects, you always succeed in surprising images on my screen:-)

26 Aug 2011 2:58pm

mseguid from Es Castell-Menorca-I Balears, Spain

Good macro. Well done

26 Aug 2011 3:41pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Great close up! That is a fat bee. He has been busy.

26 Aug 2011 5:17pm

Chacha from Leuven, Belgium

Well done!

26 Aug 2011 6:43pm

Laurent from not far from Lyon, France

Thanks to you I know now that there are sunflowers in England ;o)
Nice macro

26 Aug 2011 6:57pm

manos from Athens, Greece

I like this quarter framing and I love the perfect color match of the bee and flower yellows and browns. The fly looks a bit angry i think...

26 Aug 2011 8:59pm

alex centrella from California, United States

great close up ..like the colors...

26 Aug 2011 9:27pm

Zorilla from H, T & E, United Kingdom

This looks like a Tellytubby nightmare

26 Aug 2011 10:32pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

The fly is being uncharacteristically patient in awaiting its turn. A really nice shot of the flower and the wildlife.

26 Aug 2011 10:54pm

Zus from Osaka, Japan

Lovely shot of bee & fly in sunflower. Nicely captured indeed!

27 Aug 2011 1:48am

Manola from Bassens, France

no room for the little insect ..... nicely seen .;;-)

27 Aug 2011 9:06am

anweko from Athens, Greece

nice colors!

27 Aug 2011 9:47am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful capture! Your PoV seems to make this look like the fly is "waiting its turn" to feast on the sunflower.

27 Aug 2011 3:21pm

Albert from Sweden, living in Hamburg, Germany

I like the fly watching the bumble bee. Looks a bit comic.

28 Aug 2011 9:59am

BBM from United Kingdom

hehehe beauty and the beast!

28 Aug 2011 11:21am

The Dark Dude from Maestoso, United Kingdom

hey dude
thats a great shot

28 Aug 2011 12:11pm

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

I like the title...just perfect find!

31 Aug 2011 10:53am

raziye from tehran, Iran

such a nice photo it is,I like the colours.

3 Jan 2012 5:15pm

1/1000 second
ISO 1600
82 mm (35mm equiv.)