Floral transparency

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Debra Plett

I love how the flower is illuminated and enveloped by the lighting….beautifully captured. The bee really turns this image into a story. Wonderful image Yves.

Yves Langlois

Thank you for the comments Debra. Backlight transparency is someting I like tu capture. I make the flower or the butterfly appears so differently.

Heather Mellon

Gorgeous capture. Your patience really paid off on this one.. the backlighting brought out the best in this beautiful lily and I agree with Clifford.. the bee added the perfect finishing touch. So well done, Yves.

Yves Langlois

Thank you very much for the nice coments Heather. I did not have to go far for that one. On my patio. I locked the focus on the flower and shoot when a bee comes around. At that close range the 70-400 has a depth of field so short that I must have shot 20 to 30 shots to get an acceptable bee.

Clifford Dupuis

What a great capture of this awesome flower and the bee is the finishing touch, well worth the time you spent

Yves Langlois

Thank you Clifford

Backlighted by a bright sun the canna flower express its beauty through the transparency of its petals. If you stay long enough, charmed by the effect, a little bee may comes in to complete the moment.
Taken By
Yves Langlois
Taken On
January 7, 2022
canna flower transparency apidae insect invertebrate animal bee
  • Focal: 200
  • Lens Model: 70-400mm F4-5.6 G SSM
  • Shutter speed: 0.002 sec
  • Aperture: f/ 5

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