Posts Tagged ‘bee’

Bumble Bee Number 1733, this is poppy traffic control, you have permission to land.

Bumble Bee

By Jason Swain. Having a look at this years crop of poppies through a different lens again, this time its with the Canon 100mm macro, and after the experiments with the 50mm and long-exposures, its just a nice simple Bumble Bee in flight shot, where i wanted the bee to be in focus with a bit […]


1/125 is a long exposure if you’re a bee.

1/125 is a long exposure if you're a bee.

By Jason Swain. So many photos so little time, so its a second post of the day from me, and still with the 50mm poppy project. Working through the apertures i’ve worked my way up to f9.0 now, and with the narrower aperture I had to slow things down to let enough light in, and […]


Pink Poppy Pollen Party

Pink Pollen Party

Another shot from my experimental series with my new Canon 50mm f1.2L. Now working my way up through the apertures. Made if to f1.8 when i saw this in the viewfinder! Two bees were simultaneously attending to this poppy and the backlighting helped me see, and catch the clouds of pollen they were throwing up with their […]


The Birds and the Bees

The Birds and the Bees

I’m always thinking of the birds and the bees, and to that end I’ve been cultivating this patch of poppies outside my house for several years. When i say cultivate, in reality i mean i just look at them and they do all the hard work growing by themselves. This year we have a super […]


Permission to land – lensbaby muse

Lensbaby Bee & Poppy

With it’s undercarriage at the ready, a bee prepares to land and plunder some pollen from a poppy, captured with a Lensbaby Muse in the summer of 2010 on the Isle of Wight. The DoF and blur really adding an extra dimension to what is otherwise a very common sight. Shot with natural light (the poppy […]


Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day, originally uploaded by s0ulsurfing. 11/11/2010. ———————————– ©2010 Jason Swain, All Rights Reserved This image is not available for use on websites, blogs or other media without the explicit written permission of the photographer.


Happy Lensbaby Busy Bee Job Satisfaction Macro Monday Blues

Happy Lensbaby Busy Bee Job Satisfaction Macro Monday Blues, originally uploaded by s0ulsurfing. They work hard, but bees do seem to love their jobs….


Bumble Bee Bokeh Wednesday

Any of the various large, hairy, social bees of the genus Bombus.


Flight of the Bumblebee, Lensbaby remix

Flight of the Bumblebee, Lensbaby remix, originally uploaded by s0ulsurfing. Shooting these guys was a real challenge with the old manual focusing lensbaby 2.0, but the harder it was the more rewarding it felt to actually get the shot i had in my minds eye. I just checked the exposure of this and the last […]


Happy Lensbaby Poppy Pollination Macro Bokeh Wednesday

Happy Lensbaby Poppy Pollination Macro Bokeh Wednesday, originally uploaded by s0ulsurfing. A little journey to the macro world of bees and poppies and bit of plant sex pollinating.


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