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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Humble Bumble 3

Bees are one of my favorite subjects to photograph. They are such fascinating insects and play an essential ecological roll in the pollination of plants, including many human food crops. I have photographed bees gathering nectar and honey in a variety of locations, including public gardens, parks and even parking lots! I recently collected all of my best bee photos and put together a book: The Humble Bumble + Other Bees.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America
Camera: Canon PowerShot ELPH 100 HS
Copyright: © Courtney Denning