Common Sweat Bee (Two Photographs)

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When taking photographs of insects I am limited by what I can see and able to photograph. My curiosity about insects leads me to try my hand at almost everything I see. Often insects are in positions that can be boring and photos tend toward the scientific and not the dramatic. I never interfere with the insect, which does not make things easier but satisfies my own ethics. Most insects can flee, fly away or hide and along the way I have seen all of this. It is worth noting that many bees and other winged insects do not always perceive humans as a threat. When asked if I worry about being stung or bitten, my answer is that my subjects seldom bother me, though mosquitoes may feast on me while I take my photographs. In the case of this Sweat Bee it had a plan and I was not interfering with it. My effort went into getting the best perspective.

Sweat Bee

8 responses

  1. Getting the right view is very important. Back ends don’t work so well 🙂


    December 1, 2015 at 8:17 am

  2. Great shot of a perfectly lovely insect. I like his unicorn antenna.


    December 1, 2015 at 11:45 am

  3. Sweet memories of summer!


    December 1, 2015 at 11:47 am

  4. Thanks for sharing this photo brilliantly detailed, your hardships are appreciated!


    December 1, 2015 at 4:55 pm

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