BELINDA GROVER PHOTOGRAPHY

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26 thoughts on “METALLIC BEE

  1. Fabulous, Belinda, you’ve captured its sparkle!

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  2. Nice, Belinda! I’ve been studying Hymenoptera (which includes sweat bees) and I believe this to be one, Agapostemon splendens to be specific. Don’t take my word for it though … I’m definitely on a learning curve.

    Did you use a macro lens? Or just use the big zoom from afar?

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  3. Very Nice Belinda! Really like the detail and the colors!

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  4. A real beauty, Belinda, never seen this kind of bee over here.

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  5. That is a stunning photo Belinda! The colour and detail you have captured in this magnificent insect are amazing!

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  6. Oh love the ‘gold dust’ sparkling on its metallic back! Great shot, Belinda!!

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  7. Gorgeous! I have only ever encountered a Metallic once. Such a fortunate find.

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  8. Sweet shot, Belinda! They are very elegantly beautiful bees. 🙂

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  9. What a colour! Who knew that they had so many colours?! Not just yellow or black.

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  10. Its metallic sheen is probably enhanced by a light dusting of pollen.

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  11. A beautiful photo and thoughts. 🥰

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