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A tiny green bee (Agapostemon) its legs heavy with pollen in a California poppy flower.

82mm · f/22 · 1/600 · ISO 100
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Thank you Jim! Handsome little bee isn't he?

Gregory Thanos's picture

Beautiful detail! Great work!

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Thank you Gregory! I get lucky now and then.

Joe Burdick's picture

Fantastic shot! Incredible sharpness! Single shot or focus stacked? I've been working on developing my macro and your gallery inspires me!

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Hello Joe - Thank you very much! This is a single hand held shot. Requires a little bit of patience because they move around so much. Best of luck!