18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Hive smoke

A commercialized beekeeper uses smoke to calm a 'spicy' beehive during a honey harvest. Urban beekeeping is an increasingly popular practice for hobbyists, ecological activists, and even some seeking agricultural exemptions.

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Date Taken: 06.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Copyright: © Jake Eshelman