Today I’m taking part in the Macro Monday photo challenge. You can click on each photo for a larger view.

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I love photographing bees as they’re collecting nectar off the many flowers we have here in San Diego. These pink flowers were actually blooms on a large bush last summer. I think I will add the first photo as a potential choice for my animal theme 2014 photo calendar. I love that hue of pink!

Macro Monday: bee on pink flower

Macro Monday: bee on pink flower

Here’s another bee dunking its head into the center of the flower.

Bee collecting nectar on pink flower

Bee collecting nectar on pink flower

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About Milka Pejovic

I'm a freelance writer, artist and photographer. I write mostly for business, not enough for pleasure, and I take a lot of pictures of the world around me.

10 responses »

  1. Hannah says:

    Cute bees, great details. I like their energy and hard work, always concentrating on getting more nectar and pollen.

  2. Carrie Rubin says:

    Pretty in pink. 🙂

  3. char says:

    A lot easier to capture than the dragonfly, right? I love bees too. They are so much nicer and more useful than wasps (which I abhor).

    • mpejovic says:

      Yes, much easier because once they find flowers, they stick around to collect as much nectar as they can. The only challenge is to find a bee that sticks in the flowers long enough to snap a few photos. I can’t stand wasps either, they’re nasty.

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