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Sunday, April 10, 2011

Hanging with the homebees

Two honey bees have a meet 'n greet on a blade of grass outside their hive this afternoon near my home in Elkton, Oregon.
I put on a little protection while shooting photos of the beehive.  The bees seemed pretty calm and happy with the warmish weather and the nearby blooming orchard.  I probably would have been fine without the headgear, but gosh I hate getting stung. I used a hand held flash on a sync-cord to get the super cool back light on the bees.  You can see the flash head sitting on the hive in the self portrait.

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