Tiny Bee

This is the smallest bee I have ever photographed.  I found it sitting on a bramble leaf at Blashford Lakes nature reserve.

This first one I think resembles an alien and is take at 1x Magnification on the Canon MPE.

Alien
Canon EOS 650D (65mm, f/11, 1/200 sec, ISO200)
Alien

A side view

Small Bee
Canon EOS 650D (65mm, f/11, 1/200 sec, ISO200)
Small Bee

Some head on shots

Small Bee
Canon EOS 650D (65mm, f/11, 1/200 sec, ISO200)
Small Bee
Small Bee
Canon EOS 650D (65mm, f/11, 1/200 sec, ISO200)
Small Bee
Small Bee
Canon EOS 650D (65mm, f/11, 1/200 sec, ISO200)
Small Bee

And finally the largest magnifcation shot of it at about 3x Magnification

Small Bee @ about 3x Magnification
Canon EOS 650D (65mm, f/11, 1/200 sec, ISO200)
Small Bee @ about 3x Magnification

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Chris

I've been taking macro photography from 2004. I use both Canon film and digital cameras.

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