Blue-banded Bee

I’m thrilled to see the return of this solitary bee to my garden again. He is a zippy bee and rarely stays still, but I do fluke a decent photo now and then. Today, he was up high in the jasmine and I was surprised the images came out as good as they did. I do use the finest and largest setting so I can crop small areas out.

blue-banded bee in flight
his blue bands are striking
Ready to dive in, legs tucked
while feeding, it bunches into a ball
legs dangling

Images from the Nikon D3000 SLR. The featured image was taken yesterday on a different auto setting to today. After locking my shutter up last time, I’m hesitant to mess about with the individual settings. Eventually, I’ll ease into it.

Today, December first, is the first day of our summer.

Thanks for looking.  🙂


2 Comments Add yours

  1. Oh! Not gold and black–black and white? Wow. Love the internet and what I learn here. Thank you, Christine. ❤ ❤ 😀

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