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Hiding in the Thistle

Hiding in the Thistle
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Copyright: Anton Lefterov (edal) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 374 W: 48 N: 413] (1853)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-07-29
Categories: Insects, Flowers
Camera: Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z5
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-08-08 17:08
Viewed: 3150
Points: 6
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I crawled around and around the thistle trying to shoot the bee but it was turning its back toward my camera and hiding behind the Thistle. At last it flew away leaving me only with the beautiful thistle and its...

Thistle: Echinops or Globe Thistle

Echinops is a genus of about 120 species of thistles in the daisy family Asteraceae.

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Hi Anton,
Those little fellows are not easy to catch, the expression "busy bee" isn't for nothing!
Never have I see a thistle like this before, I doubt if they can be found in my location...
Good colours, well framed subject!
Pablo -

Hi Anton,
I like the frame. This thistle is very common in our countries. I sent a couple of them a few weeks ago. Your work is succesful. Congratulations!

Bonjour Sky
Une merveilleuse photo que ce Joli bouquet de fleurs avec ces taons qui butinent.Très belle composition, les couleurs et le cadrage et les détails sont tous très bons.
Bravo et merci...JP

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