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Runmonty
10-28-2012, 06:09 AM
I have had trouble finding the time and suitable subjects to shoot the past couple of weeks. This afternoon I had 1/2 hour to just sit near my flowering thyme and watch some other workers going about their work. The following shots are the result.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8473/8130302598_a79c697b6b_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/56001877@N04/8130302598/)
Bee (http://www.flickr.com/photos/56001877@N04/8130302598/) by runmonty (http://www.flickr.com/people/56001877@N04/), on Flickr

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8052/8130276119_3c9c140574_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/56001877@N04/8130276119/)
Bee (http://www.flickr.com/photos/56001877@N04/8130276119/) by runmonty (http://www.flickr.com/people/56001877@N04/), on Flickr

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8047/8130275431_f09fef4941_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/56001877@N04/8130275431/)
Bee (http://www.flickr.com/photos/56001877@N04/8130275431/) by runmonty (http://www.flickr.com/people/56001877@N04/), on Flickr

Bambi
10-28-2012, 09:02 AM
great detail in all of them. My fav is the second.

for the last one- did you PS the background?

Lungelarry
10-28-2012, 10:23 AM
#rd one is great........

Runmonty
10-28-2012, 05:08 PM
Thanks Bambi & Larry


for the last one- did you PS the background?

For that shot I had a cream coloured pot in the background, so the only processing was to use the Photoshop patch tool to remove a couple of shadows and then I added the vignette.

Lucky-Luc
10-28-2012, 09:40 PM
Nice job sharp & crisp.

ewaizel
10-28-2012, 11:32 PM
Agreed. All perfect.

Marko
10-29-2012, 10:37 AM
I dig this set and favour shot 2 - well done!

Hillbillygirl
11-01-2012, 05:32 AM
All three are excellently executed, but my vote goes for #1. Love the short dof used and the comp with the flowers in the background showing more of the Bees element in which it relies on, for survival.

Runmonty
11-03-2012, 12:37 AM
Thanks you all for you kind comments