13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Honey bee on a sunny afternoon

This photo of a honey bee on a purple flower was taking so you could see the detail of the bees wing and having the light from the afternoon sun casting a glow effect on the subject, and how the branches in the background frame the focus of the image.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Superior , Arizona, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D3100
Copyright: © Jim Dickerson