i love that powdered head! so cute!
TexWisGirl on 16/6/2012 :he's very pretty!
TexwisGirl:Yes Indeed!! At a glance it looks like a bee, but on closer inspection it is a handsome little beetle.
Abhinav on 16/6/2012:Amazing!! The bee have taken a bath in the pollen :)
Abhinav, The pollen adheres to the tiny hairs that cover most of the beetle.I must say that he looks as though he's enjoying himself.:)
Fallar on 16/6/2012:Like american kid in McDonald's ;)
Faller, The mimicry of the bee beetle does not apply at meal times!!!
CameraCruise on 16/6/2012:Wow, fantastic macro shots!
CameraCruise Thank you! These are lovely little beetles to photograph.Very enthusiastic!!!
Bob Bushell on 16/6/2012:Wow, the Bee Beetle is happy with the food, he was covered in it. Beautiful macro.
Bob Bushell Yes Bob So happy! Like a kid in a sweet shop! They must be wonderful pollinators.
susan on 17/6/2012:fanastic photos, wonderful backgroud colour!!
Susan Good morning Sue Thank you!The garden is rich with colour this year. Pink lilac lavender and purple everywhere!!
Wanda on 16/6/2012:He works as hard as a busy bee!
Wanda Hi Wanda This one was very active.Looks like he had a thoroughly good time!
Ana Mínguez Corella on 17/6/2012:Hi!!!.. Good macro and beautuful colors. Congrat and regards... :-)
Ana Minguez Corella, Thank you Ana.:)
S. Etole on 17/6/2012:Is he ever covered with pollen! Wow.
S. Etole, He certainly created a flurry of pollen, when he tucked in!
Giga on 18/6/2012:Ale zachłanny owad, tyle pyłku zabrał. Bardzo ładne zdjęcia. Pozdrawiam. But the greedy insect, so he took pollen. Very nice pictures. Yours.
Giga, He must have been ravenous!!:)
Ian on 18/6/2012:That's quite a pollination going on there-looks like an earth-moving explosion. Lucky bug....ger.x
Ian, When I first discovered this beetle I set out each day to see if I could find one.I think they are charming,and fun to watch,as they seem to make a habit of creating pollen storms.x
Silenciosamente ouvindo on 18/6/2012:Maravilhosas.Lindas!!! Parabéns. Bj. Irene Alves
Silenciosamente ouvindo, Thank you Irene! So pleased you like them.Bjs.
Len on 20/6/2101:Such vibrant colour.I wonder if fashion designers would get any ideas from the clashes/contrasts of all the different colours and shades? LEN
Len Fashion designers get inspiration from nature all the time,I know I did!
Edu. Matos on 21/6/2012:Bonita sequência.... Maravilhosas
Edu. Matos, Thank you! I'm aware that not all the photos are of the same quality, but I thought it was more interesting to show these shots in sequence.I'm so pleased you liked them.
psychelyn on 21/6/2012:Hi, Thanks for the visit and condolences. I'm back to blogging and your shots lately are very welcoming :) His a funny bee, it looks like he has drowned himself into pollen :)
Phychelyn Hi! Glad you're back! So glad you like my latest photos. Yes,...his indulgence made me smile!!
Brown Eyes on 21/6/2012:First I want to say that I loved knowing that breathtaking is the Mother of Eve The photos are excellent, as always. The Mother and Daughter excellent writer excellent photographs. kisses
Brown Eyes Hi! When I answer comments from followers of Eva's blog who in turn became my followers, it makes me feel very proud of her.She expresses herself well, and we are all rooting for her on her new adventure.Thank you Brown Eyes,..I love knowing that you follow us both.Glad you like the photos.:)
Giancarlo on 22/6/2012:Stupende fotografie, complimenti! buona giornata e felice fine settimana a te...ciao
Giancarlo I see you are my latest follower, welcome to my blog and thank you so much for your very nice comment. Have a nice weekend too.:)
Not seen one yet,may be i will one day,stunning captures.John.
BEAUTIFUL colors and light....... great shots.Greetings, Joop
Multi-tallented. One minute you are underwater next minute you're photographing pollen.
The photos are beautiful and the contrast is huge. kisses
JRandSueBelieve it or not I had never seen one before this year! Since I photographed this beetle, they seem to be every where.Perhaps you, will see one this year!! So glad you like the photos, thank you for your very nice comment.
Zoop ZandThank you Zoop! Yes I was pleased with the colour and light, although the images could have been sharper.I'll just have to keep trying!!
Mike AttwoodHi Mike! You made me smile!! Well to tell you the truth I rarely leave my garden,and the photos I take are either taken in the garden, or on the property.I photograph whatever wildlife is available to me.
Brown EyesThank you for making another comment.The other comments have been retrieved but they all seem to have my name!!!
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