Bee — Macro Monday

Hi all 😁 This is my entry for Sunshine’s Macro Monday.

I was going through my archives in response to a different challenge and came across this shot of a bee I’d forgotten about.

Bee by Jez Braithwaite
Bee

Mon the Bee 🐝

Just to clarify; the bee isn’t called Mon. Mon is the scots abreviation for Come On. I was out for a walk when I saw some wild roses alongside the path; most of the flowers have gone now, but there were still a few blooms left. I went to get a closer look at this particular flower and saw that a large bee had taken up residence in the middle of it. Whilst he was busy collecting what he could, he was getting constantly hassled by a couple of hover flies that wanted in on the action; but he wasn’t budging, mon the bee 😁.

Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Things Made from Wood

Hi all 😁 Here’s my entry for CB&W Challenge: Things Made from Wood. In case you hadn’t guessed, I’ve been playing with my homemade light box again for the first few pics.

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Sunday Stills: Getting Closer

Hi all 😁. My entry for Terri’s Sunday Stills challenge: Close-up. This was a fun one; I never knew butterflies were so fluffy!!!

Small tortoiseshell by Jez Braithwaite
Small Tortoiseshell
Small Tortoiseshell by Jez Braithwaite
Small Tortoiseshell
Painted Lady by Jez Braithwaite
Painted Lady
Painted Lady by Jez Braithwaite
Painted Lady
Bee by Jez Braithwaite
Bee

This last one is my favourite, you can see the sky reflected in his eye.

Bee by Jez Braithwaite
Bee