Bees are fascinating to photograph. Getting up close and personal provides an astonishing look at these busy creatures. It is even more amazing given the fact that we rely on these small, industrious insects for our survival. Even more reason to photograph such special subjects.
So for your enjoyment, here is a gallery of 33 beautiful photographs of busy bees
5 Free Guides On Macro Photography
If you want to take beautiful photographs like these, Ritesh Saini pulled together a helpful piece: 5 Free Macro Photography E-Books to Help You Master the Craft:
Here, Ritesh has chosen five fantastic and free ebooks that cover everything you need to start with macro photography.
Read what Ritesh has to say about these ebooks in the article, and I've also linked them here if you want to go straight to these great guides:
- Short Guide to Macro Photography
- How to Use Flash When Shooting Macro
- Using Extension Tubes to Get Started in Macro
- Close Up and Macro Photography
- The Art of Focus Stacking
We hope you've enjoyed this stunning gallery of beautiful photographs of bees. Of course, bees are synonymous with flowers and most of these images are bees on flowers – and if you love macro photography, one of the most beautiful things you can shoot in macro is flowers.
If you want to take your macro flower photography to the next level please take a look at photographer Leanne Cleavely's phenomenal guide Photographing Fabulous Flowers.
This guide takes you through gear, camera settings, natural and artificial light, composition and post-processing – everything you need to take amazing photographs of flowers.
Bees look so cute close up!
Especially with that bushy hair they have! 🙂
Number 4 is a hover-fly not a bee,,,,,Really nice collection though….TFS