Photograph by John Kimbler, My Shot

A common European honeybee depositing honey. Shot at life-size with a Canon MPE-65mm macro lens.

(This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.)

Photo Tip: Macro photography is really successful when the image has a main point of interest and that point or subject is composed well within the frame. Choose a simple background so it doesn’t compete with the main subject for a viewer’s attention.

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