Bumblebees in black and white

This week I thought I’d share some photo editing that I’ve been trying out. We’re approaching autumn and I wondered what such bright and vibrant summer pictures would be like if the were black and white.

They’re beautiful in colour of course, being so bright and vibrant but in black and white it really highlights the shape of the actual bee against the flower and hides any imperfections in the petals.

I particularly love the picture on the right and the way the wing details of the bee are really highlighted. It makes me want to go ‘AHH SO PRETTY.’ I totally love how a half decent camera and bright sunny daylight with a little editing can make any picture interesting and lovely.

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Bumblebees 2021 {Photography collection}

Hello wonderful friends, I’ve put together a little collection of bee related pictures that I’ve taken this year. Due to Covid-19 I spent a lot more time in the garden and tried to encourage as much nature as I could. Bees have always been really special to me they are such clever little creatures and I try my hardest to take care of them and grow as many flowers as possible.

Enjoy some warm and happy summer colours and plenty of bees…

I decided to grow sunflowers because they’re one of my favourites and yellow is the colour I love most. it really didn’t take much for the bees to arrive.

The bees themselves were incredibly camera friendly and by the end of the summer I was able to get super close to them, at one point I was sitting amongst the veggies I was growing with a bee on the top of my head – it didn’t sting me just sat there for a few minutes and then flew away.

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