I pulled my macro lens out this weekend for an hour or so.
I was a little under the weather all weekend with a sore throat/respiratory bug. (It’s been making the rounds with just about everyone I know ….)
Taking the camera out to my backyard was about all the energy I could muster.
(Seriously, you know you’re down for the count when a shower seems like WAY too much work!)
I was going to take a shot of some of our backyard lavender when a visitor arrived.
Prepare for landing! (Buzzed the bee ….)
I was surprised how many great shots I was able to get while just “hangin’ out.”
Everything looks different through a macro (close-up) lens.
The inside of a tulip looks like a 60’s psychedelic painting.
I was especially surprised to see so many bees buzzing around.
This one, in particular, made me laugh.
Hard at work, this bee is covered in pollen.
I’ve never seen a messier bee. He just immersed himself in the glory of his job.
Then he looked up at me, his face and body covered with yellow bits of pollen.
If he could have talked, I think he would have said –
“What ya staring at, bitch?”
Flowers must be yummy.