Macro Monday: bees on pink powder puff flower

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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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With the year-round blooms we get in San Diego, bees are busy every day. We’re lucky to enjoy colorful flower and tree blooms even when winter is approaching, which helps me greatly since it means I can take new photos every week.

Here are a few busy bees on a pink powder puff flower. The many bees on that tree weren’t happy to have me so close to them, so I had to give up after a few minutes, but I managed to get a few decent shots before I left.

Macro Monday: bees on pink powder puff flower
Macro Monday: bees on pink powder puff flower
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Macro Monday: bees on pink powder puff bloom
Close-up on a bee on pink powder puff flower
Close-up on a bee on pink powder puff flower

Macro Monday: bees on pink flowers

Zazzle online shop If you enjoy my photos and would like to purchase some, I want to thank you! Simply visit my Zazzle online shop and browse the product offerings. If there’s a photo you would like to purchase but don’t see it in my shop, please contact me by using the Contact form at the bottom of my home page and let me know which photos you are interested in purchasing, and in what format / medium.

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

If you like what you see, I encourage you to subscribe so you can enjoy the new photos I post a few times a week.

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