Jack the Bumblebee – Daily Photo (6th July 2012)


After far too long creeping about a wild flower meadow trying to get photos of butterflies and ending up with nothing but blurs and streaks at the little buggers zipped away just as I got close enough, I gave up. A very obliging Bumblebee decided to pose for me instead so here he is. Scrambling up what must have seemed to him a never ending column of flowers like a furry Jack and the beanstalk. Anyone got any tips for photographing butterflies that don’t include sticking them to flowers with glue or pins?

Taken near Stockley Park, London on Thursday 28th June.

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